Survey & Site Planning Skills

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Survey & Site Planning Skills

Students begin the pre-construction process as they utilize the tools of a surveyor to create a building site plan.

Project-based activities include:

Activity: Tools, Materials & Vocabulary
Activity: Topography & Reading Topographic Maps
Activity: Using a Builder's Transit
Activity: Using a Builder's Transit to Measure Elevation Change
Activity: Using a Transit to Layout a Rectangular Building Pad
Activity: Measuring Height
Activity: Creating a 3D Topographic Model
Activity: Developing the Site Plan
Activity: Completing the Topographic Model
Activity: Best Practices, Career Research & Planning, and Checkpoint Test

LAB

BuildingSkills

GRADES

9 to 12

CURRICULUM HOURS

10

CAREER CLUSTERS

Architecture & Construction

FEATURES

• University of California A-G Approved Course
• Project-Based Learning
• Industry-standard Equipment
• Career Ready Practices
• Reading and Writing in Context
• Customizable Content

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