Thinking Like an Architect

Online Course (Grades 6-12) | taught by Mr. Kroeplin (Mr. K)
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Jordan M

I think I want to be an Architect!

I didn't have any interest in jobs in problem solving and innovation before. But, now I think it could be a great career someday.

Steven B

Best online class ever!

This class really helped me exercise my creativity and got me excited about technology careers...You rock Mr. K!

Jordan M

I didn't have any interest in jobs in problem solving and innovation before. But, now I think it could be a great career someday.

Steven B

This class really helped me exercise my creativity and got me excited about technology careers...You rock Mr. K!

Mr. Kroeplin (Mr. K)
Mr. Kroeplin (Mr. K)
Your Instructor

About the Instructor

Mr. Kroeplin is an award winning certified Technology and Engineering instructor. He is crazy fun! Most of all, he loves technology (and he loves roller coasters!).

*This course is not live. It is fully online and is pre-recorded and self-paced

Course Description

*Courses are not live. They are fully online and self-paced.

Architects are the professionals who design the places we live, work, and play. They use science and math to solve problems related to building and structures and are professional problem-solvers and innovators! learn how to think like an innovator through the eyes of an Architect.

*3D Design Software Included!

What students will learn:

• What is architecture.
• Quick history of architecture.
• What an architect is and does.
• Form vs. function.
• Tools of an architect.
• Some of the math and science used by architects.
• Reading and creating blueprints, and using an architect scale.
• Something called a "Tiny House."

What students will do:

• Develop and choose a favorite style of architecture.
• Use an architect scale to create working drawings.
• Design a floor plan.
• Learn how to use an architectural 3D design software.
• Create a 3D computer model of their dream house.
• Create a material list of a new home design.
• Create a 3D paper model of their dream home.
• Design and estimate a "Tiny House."

Click HERE for syllabus and material list.


Thinking Like an Innovator - FREE mini course (Bonus)

Innovative thinking is not only fun, it's a critical skill that needs to be developed and exercised. Give your students this super-charged experience!

Students will learn:
• Brain games
• 6 step design process
• 5 why's technique
• How to have more ideas
• Crazy powerful brainstorming technique
• 4 poisons that kill innovation
• What are problems and solutions...really?
• The story of a man who solved the greatest problem of his day!

Course Contents

17 Multimedia
2 Texts
30.0 hrs