ERIC Number: ED327655
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Exploring Technology Education. Second Edition. Teacher Guide.
This color-coded guide was developed to help teachers provide middle school and junior high students with an activity-oriented approach to learning and thinking about technology. Through the instruction and the activities, students are shown how the different systems interrelate, how they influence everyday life, and how they combine in a technological society. The guide contains 19 units, each of which includes some or all of the following basic components: objectives, suggested activities for the teacher, transparency masters, information sheets, assignment sheets, assignment sheet answers, laboratory activity sheets, written test, and answers to written test. Units cover the following topics: overview of technology; people, technology, and the environment; introduction to communication; designing, producing, transmitting, and evaluating messages; introduction to construction; designing, planning, building, and finishing a structure; introduction to manufacturing; manufacturing systems, materials, processes, planning, and production; introduction to energy; energy conversion and measurement; power transmission, control, and storage; and transportation system. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Communications, Construction (Process), Energy Conservation, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Manufacturing, Middle Schools, Power Technology, Science and Society, Teaching Methods, Technological Advancement, Technological Literacy, Technology, Test Items, Transportation, Units of Study
Mid-America Vocational Curriculum Consortium, 1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074 (order no. 303301: $38.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Mid-America Vocational Curriculum Consortium, Stillwater, OK.