ERIC Number: ED259124
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Barker, Tommy G.
This curriculum guide is designed to assist junior high schools industrial arts teachers in planning new courses and revising existing courses in plastics technology. Addressed in the individual units of the guide are the following topics: introduction to production technology; history and development of plastics; safety; youth leadership, entrepreneurship, and laboratory management; material layout; introduction to plastics materials; introduction to plastics processes; and career opportunities. Each unit contains some or all of the following: objectives, key words, a list of teaching aids needed, suggested references, a sentence outline, a list of materials for students, suggested student activities, student worksheets, transparency masters, student handouts, and a unit test. An appendix to the guide contains a list of plastics resource materials. (MN)
Descriptors: Assembly (Manufacturing), Entrepreneurship, Equipment Utilization, Finishing, Hand Tools, Individualized Instruction, Industrial Arts, Junior High Schools, Leadership, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Machine Tools, Mass Production, Metals, Patternmaking, Plastics, Safety, School Shops, Shop Curriculum, State Curriculum Guides, Trade and Industrial Education, Youth Leaders
Extension Instruction and Materials Center, P.O. Box 7218, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78713-7218 (Stock No. IA 013 I).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Dept. of Occupational Education and Technology.
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. Extension Instruction and Materials Center.