Theme Park Design Lesson Plans

Instructor: Adrianne Baron

Adrianne has a master's degree in cancer biology and has taught high school and college biology.

Theme parks are fun to visit and your students will have a great time learning how to design a theme park. They will learn terms associated with designing a theme park and work in groups to create their ideal theme park.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Define theme park
  • Identify the parts of a theme park
  • Describe how to design a theme park


2.5 - 3 hours

Curriculum Standards


Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 9-10 texts and topics.


Translate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text into visual form (e.g., a table or chart) and translate information expressed visually or mathematically (e.g., in an equation) into words.


Apply geometric methods to solve design problems (e.g., designing an object or structure to satisfy physical constraints or minimize cost; working with typographic grid systems based on ratios).*


  • Projector
  • Transparencies showing blueprints for theme parks
  • Transparencies showing attractions and their specifications
  • Transparencies of theme parks and their specifications
  • Transparency of vocabulary words
  • Computer compatible with projector
  • Drafting or blueprint paper
  • Drafting pencils and other art supplies


  • Theme park
  • Amusement park
  • Attractions
  • Blueprint
  • Specifications

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