ERIC Number: ED353484
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Introduction to Robotics for Industrial Technology Education. Curriculum Guide.
Campbell, Rob, Comp.
This document consists of teacher's and student's guides for approximately 10 days of instruction that introduces robotics. The teacher's guide contains the following: an introduction; a daily lesson plan outline; a pretest; answers to the pretest and posttest; a list of student competencies; unit objectives and terms; definitions of terms; transparency masters on identifying robot parts and types of robots; information for discussions on end-effectors and on pick and place; information on how to conduct student activities on building a low-cost sorting robotic arm and transporting objects using pneumatic and hydraulic power; questions for class discussions on the social and environmental impact of robots; lesson plans on point-to-point function, continuous path function, and maintenance; a posttest; and 19 references. Contents of the student guide are as follows: (1) module instructions; (2) a list of 27 competencies; (3) a student information sheet that covers defining robotics, terms, related careers, what a robot is, why and how robots developed, types of industrial robots, parts of the robot, and issues surrounding robots; (4) a student review worksheet; (5) information on how to use a programming sheet; (6) information on student activities designed to show students how to determine, for instance, degrees of freedom and the horizontal and vertical reach of the robot arm; and (7) information and student worksheets on robotic coding. (CML)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Computer Assisted Manufacturing, Electromechanical Technology, Electronic Control, Electronics, High Schools, Mathematical Applications, Postsecondary Education, Robotics, Science and Society, State Curriculum Guides, Technological Advancement, Trade and Industrial Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise. Div. of Vocational Education.
Identifiers - Location: Idaho