ERIC Number: ED291928
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Technology: Manufacturing, Transportation, Construction, Communication.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Vocational Education.
The technology-based student activities in this curriculum resource book are intended to be incorporated into any industrial arts/technology education program. The activities are classified according to one of four technological systems--construction, communications, manufacturing, and transportation. Within the four parts of the guide, individual activities are presented in their own sections. Each of these sections includes the following: activity title, contributor, time required, activity description, key vocabulary terms used in the activity, objectives, a listing of special supplies and equipment needed, transparency masters and student handouts, definitions of related key terms, pertinent applied mathematics and science principles, the social and/or environmental impact of the topic under study, creative problem-solving activities, related careers, and references. Various hands-on activities are described, including simulating a newsroom, making a basic siren/code oscillator, using a computer to design (and eventually producing) a heat-sensitive T-shirt transfer, constructing and testing different types of airfoils and a model rocket, developing a propeller-driven car, constructing an air-cushion vehicle, constructing models of various types of bridges, building a model structure or superstructure to solve a design problem, constructing a solar water heater, and using fundamental research and development principles to design and construct a model racing car. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Vocational Education.
Note: For related documents, see CE 049 781-794.