Welcome K-12 Students, Teachers, and Parents!
AISC is passionate about introducing K-12 students to the exciting career opportunities in the design and construction world. Within this area of the AISC website, you will find free, age-specific resources and activities that emphasize the use of structural steel and highlight many areas of our multifaceted industry.
Be sure to check back here frequently as we continue to add new resources!
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Make these iconic steel structures your own with our educational coloring pages!
Design your own welder's helmet with this coloring page! (developed in partnership with the American Welding Society)
We are adding new coloring pages to our collection and need your help picking the next one! Submit your vote or provide your own suggestion.
AISC’s take on the classic word game! Help us complete a story about steel and get a good laugh! Don’t peek at the answers until after you’ve completed your own story!
Read the clues and fill in the blanks with help from the steel word bank! Pick from two levels of difficulty and then check your answers when you are finished!
Puzzle of the Week!
How quickly can you complete our weekly digital puzzles? Change the size of the pieces for different ages and skill levels.
Check out these external resources to continue the fun!
The Bridge Designer
The Bridge Designer is a realistic introduction to steel design through an authentic, hands-on design experience. This software provides you with the tools to model, test, and optimize a steel highway bridge, based on realistic specifications, constraints, and performance criteria. Age Range: 6th-12th grade
Bridge Builder Simulator
Become a bridge constructor in the fun brain teaser Bridge Builder Simulator. If you have ever wondered how they build all those amazing bridges, you now have a chance to take matters into your hands and build one for yourself! Age Range: K-12th grade
Comments and Suggestions
Have an excellent idea for this page? Complete the form linked below to submit any comments or suggestions to the AISC K-12 team. For all questions, please expect a response within 5-7 business days.