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Swafford, Marshall; Hagler, Paden – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
While agricultural mechanics, which includes metal fabrication, continues to be popular among school-based agricultural education (SBAE) students (Hubert & Leising, 2000), the number of required courses in agricultural mechanics for teaching certification in agricultural education is relatively low (Blackburn, Robinson, & Field, 2015).…
Descriptors: Metallurgy, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Teacher Education Programs
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Haapakorpi, Arja – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
Higher education is based on a disciplinary system and science-specific educational programmes, but multi/interdisciplinarity (MD/ID) knowledge, working methods and collaboration are becoming common in the workplace with complex tasks and digital work environments. This article will provide an insight into these issues by presenting a study of the…
Descriptors: Employees, Case Studies, Technological Advancement, Engineering
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Campbell, Dean J.; Baliss, Michelle S.; Hinman, Jordan J.; Ziegenhorn, John W.; Andrews, Mark J.; Stevenson, Keith J. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2013
Production of thin metal oxide films was recently explored as part of an outreach program with a goal of producing nanoscale structures with household items. Household items coated with various metals or titanium compounds can be heated to produce colorful films with nanoscale thicknesses. As part of a materials chemistry laboratory experiment…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Metallurgy, Chemistry, Science Experiments
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Manohar, Priyadarshan A.; Acharya, Sushil; Wu, Peter – Journal of Education and Learning, 2014
Industrially significant metal manufacturing processes such as melting, casting, rolling, forging, machining, and forming are multi-stage, complex processes that are labor, time, and capital intensive. Academic research develops mathematical modeling of these processes that provide a theoretical framework for understanding the process variables…
Descriptors: Manufacturing, Engineering Education, Process Education, Computer Uses in Education
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Deveci, Isa; Seikkula-Lein, Jaana – Electronic Journal of Science Education, 2016
The aim of this study was to examine the opinions of Finnish Science Teacher Educators (FSTEs) about the implementation process related to entrepreneurship education. The study used a phenomenological research design as one of the qualitative research approaches used to analyse the issue. Participants were purposely selected and included five…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Teachers, Entrepreneurship, Science Instruction
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Rubenstein, Dana; Patterson, William; Peng, Iris; Schunk, Francisco; Mendoza-Garcia, Adriana; Lyu, Mengjie; Wang, Li-Qiong – Journal of Chemical Education, 2020
Laboratory experiments provide students a tangible means of understanding dry, abstract concepts. A simple and engaging introductory wet chemistry laboratory has been developed relating quantum mechanics to color, which has been implemented for a class of about 600 students per academic year for over three years at Brown University. Color is an…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Science Laboratories, Quantum Mechanics, Laboratory Experiments
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Medvedev, Jury J.; Tracey, Chantal; Engelhardt, Helen; Steksova, Yulia; Krivoshapkin, Pavel; Krivoshapkina, Elena; Klinkova, Anna – Journal of Chemical Education, 2022
Electrochemistry represents a powerful sustainable method for chemical synthesis; however, its widespread application is limited due to the lack of exposure and appropriate basic training of synthetic chemists and engineers in electrochemistry and electrochemical engineering. The introduction of diverse laboratory practices to the current…
Descriptors: Hands on Science, Chemistry, Scientific Concepts, Science Experiments
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Jangali, Satish G.; Gaitonde, Vinayak N. – Africa Education Review, 2020
Laboratory exercises have created benefits in student learning. Making laboratories open ended pushes students to have an independent perspective and to think harder. An open-ended experiment is where students are given the flexibility to develop their own experiments. Outcome-based education is an educational theory that bases each part of an…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Program Effectiveness, Student Evaluation, Scoring Rubrics
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Li, Xin; Deng, Yanping; Jiang, Zhimin; Shen, Rongchen; Xie, Jun; Liu, Wei; Chen, Xiaobo – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
Photocatalytic hydrogen generation over semiconductor photocatalysts has attracted considerable attention over the past few decades. This experiment is designed for sophomore- and higher-level undergraduates who are in the majors of materials chemistry, analytical chemistry, catalysis, or chemical engineering. In this experiment, CdS nanoparticles…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, College Science, Science Instruction, Chemistry
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Yee, Gordon T.; Eddleton, Jeannine E.; Johnson, Cris E. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2004
The feasibility of the laboratory production of copper metal from a readily available, naturally occurring mineral malachite utilizing techniques that are consistent with the time period of around 4000 B.C.E. is presented. The starting materials are inexpensive and convenient and the procedure involves no hazardous reagents and produces no…
Descriptors: Metallurgy, Feasibility Studies, Science History, Science Laboratories
Department of External Affairs, Ottawa (Ontario). – 1980
This booklet, one of a series featuring the Canadian provinces, presents a brief overview of Saskatchewan and is suitable for teacher reference or student reading. Separate sections discuss history, economy, oil, uranium, potash, coal, minerals and metals, agriculture, forestry, tourism and recreation, arts and culture, and people. Specific topics…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Area Studies, Cultural Background, Economic Development
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Chan, Patrick K. C. – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2015
Galvanised sheet metal was a popular and important material for producing handmade home utensils in Hong Kong from the 1930s onwards. It was gradually replaced by new materials like stainless steel and plastic because similar goods made with these are cheaper, more standardised, more durable and of much better quality. The handicrafts behind sheet…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Design Crafts, Metal Working, Case Studies
East Texas State Univ., Commerce. Occupational Curriculum Lab. – 1982
This teacher's guide provides instructional materials for a 10-unit course in the General Metal Trades program. Each unit includes most or all of these basic components: performance objectives (unit and specific objectives), suggested teaching activities (a sheet outlining steps to follow to accomplish specific objectives), information sheets,…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Blueprints, Curriculum Guides, Employment Interviews
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Panda, Debashis; Patra, Soumyadip; Awasthi, Mahendra Kumar; Singh, Sanjay Kumar – Journal of Chemical Education, 2020
To understand critical problems associated with solid waste and its consequences for the environment, a laboratory experiment is presented on the synthesis of aluminum-based metal-organic framework (MOF) MIL-53(Al) from household waste (PET bottles and aluminum foil/can), for undergraduate students of chemistry. This work is designed to teach…
Descriptors: Sanitation, Conservation (Environment), Science Instruction, Science Laboratories
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Occupational Education Curriculum Development. – 1979
Guidelines for the development of courses and programs of industrial arts for local school districts in New York State are provided in this guide designed for administrators, curriculum personnel, supervisors, and teachers. Following a discussion of student program options, a basic series of suggested courses (titles and course topics) are…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Course Content, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides
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