K-12 Educational Activities

Programs, events, and web-based tools to interest students in exploring math, engineering, science, and technology related to transportation.

National Summer Transportation Institute

This free two-week summer day camp at the University of Minnesota introduces students in grades 7–9 to the many aspects of the transportation field.

Become a Civil Engineer

The Minnesota Local Road Research Board has sponsored a website for kids to describe 9 different disciplines within civil engineering. The site also features a brief animated video titled Careers in Civil Engineering.

K-12 Lesson Plans

Our K-12 lesson plans seek to provide educators with tools and interactive activities that enrich students’ learning of transportation-related topics.
Photo of kids building bridges with spaghettiSpaghetti bridge building activity

Bridge Building


K-12 Games and Curricula

Distraction Dodger