Architectural design principles are put to use in this Dream House Design Challenge. Students design the interior room layout for a ranch style house in 1/4 in. scale. They are given a footprint and exterior wall structure to work from. Elements of the interior layout include the location of windows, skylights, doors, partitions and other desired features. The house can be finished by painting it, adding roofing and other accessories available from KELVIN®. Kit includes 11 x 17 in. pre-printed cardstock with instructions.
This product is part of the KELVIN® Engineering Principles Series™. This series is comprised of a group of activities that focus on one or more engineering or scientific Principles. Products are made from light, rigid cardstock, or a combination of cardstock and other hardware, such a gears, motors and wheels. In assembling the kits, children learn about the basics of working with paper (cutting, bending, paper strength and fastening) as well as the engineering principle associated with the product. This series offers a range of learning experiences for a range of students.