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Instructor, 1984
Using robots in the classroom can motivate students to learn basic skills. Suggestions are offered for adding excitement to the class with multidisciplinary activities, games, and a song. (DF)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Elementary Education, Futures (of Society), Learning Activities
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Technology Teacher, 1998
Discusses the use of games and toys in teaching fractions, independent thinking, and organizational skills to elementary students. Explains the basis of the method in a constructivist approach. (JOW)
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Educational Games, Elementary Education, Fractions
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O'Haver, T. C. – Analytical Chemistry, 1991
Some commercially available software tools that have potential applications in the analytical chemistry curriculum are surveyed and evaluated. Tools for instruction, analysis and research, and courseware development are described. A list of the software packages, the compatible hardware, and the vendor's address is included. (KR)
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Computer Simulation, Computer Software Evaluation
EASTCONN Regional Educational Services Center, North Windham, CT. – 1989
This electromechanical technician curriculum covers the following general areas: (1) basic soldering; (2) reading diagrams and following schematics; and (3) repairing circuitry and mechanics common to major appliances, vending machines, amusement equipment, and small office machines. The manual includes the following sections: (1) course…
Descriptors: Appliance Repair, Course Descriptions, Electrical Occupations, Electromechanical Technology
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Pace, Glennellen; Larson, Connie – Science and Children, 1992
Discusses a child-centered science project in which first-grade students integrate design drawing, construction, mathematics, and language arts to solve engineering problems related to constructing robots. Describes the construction of the robots, follow-up activities, and educational research that supports this approach to teaching. (10…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Design, Grade 1, Integrated Activities
Towler, Alan L.; And Others – 1992
This guide contains 36 learning modules intended for use by technology teachers and students in grades 7 and 8. Each module includes a student laboratory activity and instructor's resource sheet. Each student activity includes the following: activity topic and overview, challenge statement, objectives, vocabulary/concepts reinforced,…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Communications, Construction (Process), Design Requirements
Weaver, Constance; And Others – 1993
This book, presented as a conversation among its three authors, offers strategies for theme exploration in whole language classrooms and focuses on the first and fourth grades. The book asserts that exploring a theme with students is the epitome of whole language teaching because students develop language and literacy best when they use language…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers
Pittsburg State Univ., KS. Kansas Vocational Curriculum Dissemination Center. – 1984
This document is a teacher's guide for teaching a course on robot service and repair. The guide is organized in four units covering the following topics: introduction to robots, power supply, robot control systems, and service and repair. Each unit contains several lesson plans on the unit topic. Lesson plans consist of objectives, tools and…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Course Content, Electronic Control
Twin Cities Public Television, St. Paul, MN. – 1997
This guide helps teachers use the 15th season of the television program "Newton's Apple" in the classroom and lists show segments on asthma, car engines, glacier climbing, glass blowing, glaucoma, gliders, gold mine, greenhouse effect, kids on Mars, lightning, "Lost World" dinosaurs, mammoth dig, NASA robots, Novocain (TM),…
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Animals, Biological Sciences, Chemistry
McCloskey, Mary Lou, Ed. – 1992
Thematic units, the basis of organization for this guide, work in many ways toward the dual goals of language and content area instruction. The thematic units presented here address topics of high interest to limited English-proficient (LEP) students, including: robots; using a computer data base; activities with plants; building terrariums;…
Descriptors: Architecture, Computer Assisted Instruction, Cooking Instruction, Databases
Bailey, Suzanne Powers; Jeffers, Marcia – 1983
Eighteen interrelated, sequential lesson plans and supporting materials for teaching computer literacy at the elementary and secondary levels are presented. The activities, intended to be infused into the regular curriculum, do not require the use of a computer. The introduction presents background information on computer literacy, suggests a…
Descriptors: Activity Units, Advertising, Annotated Bibliographies, Art Education
Whitmer, Melvin – 1985
Seven student learning guides are provided for an industrial electrical maintenance program at the secondary, postsecondary, or adult level. Each learning guide is composed of these component parts: a title page that states the task, purpose, program and task numbers, estimated time, and prerequisites; an optional learning contract that includes…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Appliance Repair, Automation, Behavioral Objectives
Miller, Milton; And Others – 1987
This curriculum guide is intended to assist junior and senior high school vocational instructors in presenting a course in manufacturing technology. The package contains a competency/skill and task list, an instructor's guide, and a bibliography. The following competencies are covered: the historical development of manufacturing (the…
Descriptors: Administration, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Computer Oriented Programs
Dependents Schools (DOD), Washington, DC. – 1984
This guide is designed for use in helping junior and senior high school students explore the field of electricity and electronics as a potential career area. Included in the manual are the following materials: definitions, a key to the organization and numbering code and symbols used in the lists of objectives, lists of general and program…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Exploration, Classroom Techniques, Communications
Texas State Technical Coll. System, Waco. – 1998
This package consists of course syllabi, an instructor's handbook, and a student laboratory manual for a 1-year vocational training program to prepare students for entry-level employment as automated equipment repair technicians. The program was developed through a modification of the DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) technique. The course syllabi…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Computer Assisted Manufacturing
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