ERIC Number: ED128576
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Research and Experimentation for the Industrial Arts Student. Industrial Arts Series No. 10,006.
Allen, W. Clayton, Comp.; Hinrichs, Roy S., Comp.
Designed to assist the teacher in introducing a unit on research and experimentation into his/her industrial arts program, this manual provides information for adoption to both classroom instruction and laboratory activities, and a student workbook. The instructor's section includes (1) What is Research? (2) Importance of Research and Experimentation, (3) Types of Research, (4) Kinds of Tests, (5) Methods of Testing Materials (field and laboratory testing), (6) Designing a Laboratory Experiment, (7) Variables, (8) Controlling Variables, (9) Control Groups and Experimental Groups, (10) Apparatus and Special Equipment, (11) Sample Experiment, (12) Analysis of the Experiment, (13) Career Opportunities in Research, (14) Words and Phrases the Students Should Know, and (15) Sources of Additional Information. The student workbook section provides two examples of forms to be used, one for planning the experiment and one for conducting the experiment. (HD)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Div. of Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
Note: Pages 9 through 12 include photographs (of building apparatus) that will not reproduce well