ERIC Number: ED363712
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Technology Systems. Laboratory Activities.
Brame, Ray; And Others
This guide contains 43 modules of laboratory activities for technology education courses. Each module includes an instructor's resource sheet and the student laboratory activity. Instructor's resource sheets include some or all of the following elements: module number, course title, activity topic, estimated time, essential elements, objectives, activity overview, challenge statement, systems model, interfacing information for other disciplines, critical thinking skills reinforced, teaching tips, instructional strategy, equipment and supplies needed, evaluation key, support materials, recommended modifications for use with students with disabilities or limited English proficiency, and illustrations. Student activities contain some or all of the following elements: activity module number, course title, activity topic, activity overview, challenge statement, objectives, vocabulary and concepts reinforced, equipment and supplies, introduction to the activity, procedure, and evaluation. Some of the topics covered by the modules are the following: what is technology?, problem solving, team problem solving, inventions and innovations, digital video, computer animation, technical drawing, print shop, solar energy, wind energy, rubber-band powered vehicle, basic systems of manufacturing, building a lake house, transportation-related construction, batch manufacturing, computer simulation, the bridge design challenge, and acid rain. (KC)
Descriptors: Integrated Curriculum, Laboratory Experiments, Laboratory Manuals, Laboratory Procedures, Learning Activities, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Technical Occupations, Technological Literacy, Technology Education, Trade and Industrial Education
Education Resources Extension Instruction and Materials Center, University of Texas, P.O. Box 7218, Austin, TX 78713-7218 (stock no. IT 115 I).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. Extension Instruction and Materials Center.