Call the Plumber project

Chandan Dasgupta
PlumbingSim consists of a set of research based educational resources. More details about the research behind PlumbingSim can be found in my Learning Sciences section and the journal article*

The resources provided on this page are available under the
'Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International' License


Please send an email to cdasgupta [AT] iitb [DOT] ac [DOT] in
to let us know that you are using these resources.
We will connect you with more teachers who are using these in their classrooms!

Since this is a research based educational resource, user suggestions and experiences will be really valuable in improving it further. Please use the discussion platform below to share your story with other educators and researchers.

You are welcome to create your own resources based on this existing resource. I request you to kindly share your resources so that the community can benefit from them as well. You can provide links to your resources in the discussion threads below OR send an email to the above email id.

* Citing the Science Scope journal article- 

Dasgupta, C., Sanzenbacher, B., Siegel, J., McBeath, D., Moher, T. (2017). Call the Plumber! - Engaging Students with Authentic Engineering Design Practices. Science Scope, 40(5), 50-59.

The PlumbingSim community:
  1. Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School, Illinois, US (Grade 6 - approximately 120 students)
  2. TASIS The American School in England, Thorpe, UK (Grades 7th & 8th - 26 students)
  3. Tecumseh Local Schools, Ohio, US 
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