Types of Engineering: Lesson for Kids


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Which type of engineer is most likely to be involved in designing a bridge?

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1. Which type of engineer is most likely to be involved in the production of elevators?

2. What type of engineer is most likely to work with the chemicals that are used to make clothes?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these questions to see how much you know about the different types of engineering. You will need to identify the names for different areas of engineering based on a description of duties.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet set, you'll review what you remember about:

  • The best engineer for a recycling program
  • Similarities between electrical and computer engineers
  • The engineers who design bridges

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply what you know to examine information about the field of engineering in a different way
  • Noticing differences - compare topics from the lesson, such as computer engineers and electrical engineers
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about different types of engineers and what they do

Additional Learning

For a better understanding of the field of engineering, review the lesson titled Types of Engineering: Lesson for Kids. You will learn about:

  • The products that aerospace engineers would work on
  • Industries that use chemical engineers
  • The goal of electrical engineering