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Engineering Towers | Elementary School Educator Curriculum

Parts of a Tower

Observe and identify tower nomenclature.

Using research methods students use historical designs of towers to influence their design.

OBJECTIVE: Learners will identify different parts of a tower.


  1. Use various media sources to explore tower designs.
  2. Identify tower designs that have features that you feel are important to include in your design.


  • What tower or towers caught your attention?
  • What are some tower features that inspired you?