The Workshop for Young Engineers

Project Plans

Open to the Public
All of the project plans are published on Each tutorial includes step-by-step instructions on how to build the project and links to online vendors for special materials. All of the project plans have been tested, evaluated, and redesigned many times in after school classroom settings with elementary school children.

Project Based Engineering for Kids »

In addition, you can download the entire collection of lesson plans and project sheets. These tools are designed for educators to be able to successfully facilitate any of the project plans.

Download the Lesson Plans and Project Sheets » [47 Mb .zip file]

Special Materials
Here are the links to the special-order materials that are used in some of the project plans:

Please do not use these projects for commercial or for-profit use without consent from Lance Akiyama. If you choose to recreate or remix one of these projects, you must credit Lance Akiyama or The Workshop for Young Engineers. All projects are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike 2.5 license.