ERIC Number: ED403213
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Designing Everyday Things: Integrated Projects for the Elementary Classroom.
Clayfield, Helen; Hyatt, Robyn
This instructional resource provides teachers with ideas for teaching technology and incorporating it into other areas of the curriculum. The book includes 24 work units that can be adapted for use by any elementary grade. These units allow students to translate their ideas into practice by designing, making, and testing. The information and activities are organized in four sections: Teacher's Information; Materials; Design; and Energy Source. Each activity format includes; (1) a Design Brief, (2) Teaching Points for presenting the learning activity, (3) Recording and Reporting exercises, and (4) suggestions for Further Investigations. Reproducible student patterns and worksheets are provided when appropriate; a glossary concludes the book. (MM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Design, Design Crafts, Design Requirements, Elementary Education, Engineering Technology, Interdisciplinary Approach, Physical Sciences, Science Activities, Technology
Heinemann, 361 Hanover Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3912 ($16).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A