Computer Engineering Teacher Resources
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Give Binary a Try!
Students apply binary code in software applications for computer engineers. In this binary code instructional activity, students read about binary code and its applications to computer engineers. They download software and read an online binary clock. Advanced students may build a binary clock from a kit.
Students explore the composition and practical application of parallel circuitry, compared to series circuitry. They design and build parallel circuits and investigate their characteristics, and apply Ohm's law. They recognize that electrical engineers, materials scientists/engineers, mechanical engineers, and physicists contribute to the development of electronic technologies.
Super Science By Any Means Necessary!
The animated S2 Unit will use the adventures of a Super Hero and her sidekick to teach basic science and math concepts. Educators can use comic books, Saturday Morning Cartoons and the adventures of Super Heroes to teach a nine-week science and math unit. This unit will cover Metric Measurement.
In this famous people worksheet, students read a selection about Larry Page and complete a variety of comprehension activities including but not limited to a synonym match, spelling, writing and sequencing activities.
Kids 2 College: College Visit Planning Guide
With questionnaires, check lists, and supplemental activities, this guide has it all. Intended to expose high schoolers to the wonders of college life, teachers are prompted to have learners visit a college campus. And, this 20-page visiting guide will make it easy.
How Hot is Hot?
Elementary schoolers identify the three methods of heat transfer: conduction, convection, and radiation. The lesson is mostly lecture-based. When the teacher has finished the presentation, groups of pupils get into teams and they must work together to answer questions posed by the teacher (and embedded in the plan), which will serve to reinforce what they have heard during the lecture. Some terrific extension activities and websites are also present.
Exploring Career Options
Get those kids brainstorming about the types of jobs or careers they'd love to have. Then have them dive into a career-focused research project. Pupils take an interest survey, discuss career clusters, then work through the provided worksheets to start researching a potential career. Additionally, they write a paper describing that career, why they want to pursue it, and what they need to do to reach their goals.
How Hot Is It?
Discuss the difference between conduction, convection and radiation of thermal energy, and complete activities with your class by investigating the difference between temperature, thermal energy and the heat capacity of different materials.
Students write a story and use the program Kerpoof to animate the movie. In this animation lesson, students choose characters to animate. Students evaluate their animations and make the necessary changes.
Pupils explore ways a sextant can be a reliable tool that is still being used by today's navigators and how computers can help assure accuracy when measuring angles. This activity will show how computers can be used to understand equations even when knowing how to do the math is unknown.
Cracking the Code
Students examine barcodes and how they have made distribution easier. They identify the difference between decoding and encoding. They use the Internet to identify different kinds of barcodes.
Middle schoolers analyze how medical devices that help the human body function. They work in pairs or groups to draw multiple views of the medical device and describe how engineering is used by biomedial engineers.
Electricity: Will It Conduct?
Students build conductivity testers and investigate which solids and solutions conduct electricity. Working in groups, they predict which items will conduct electricity and record their answers on worksheets.
Hire the Best Unit
Students use the Micron Student Web site to research projected growth by job groups in the United States. They use Micron data to see the impact education has on their earning power. Students use the "Get a Job" student website to help them understand the process of applying for and interviewing for a job.
What is the Best Insulator: Air, Styrofoam, Foil, or Cotton?
Students investigate the properties of insulators by attempting to keep a cup of water from freezing, and once it is frozen, to keep it from melting. They conduct the experiment, record and analyze the results, and answer discussion questions.
TECH:Introduction to Programming (IT)
Students complete an activity that illustrates the concepts of giving accurate instructions and computer programming. They also identify the relationship of the instructions/code to computer programming. Students then create a peanut butter sandwich by writing an HTML web page and use programmable robots.
Students identify networking advantages and ways to use the Internet to network. In this networking lesson, students discuss careers that may change and develop as a result of networking opportunities. Students discover how the use of the Internet saved a deathly sick student then work in groups to create news reports, press conferences, and brainstorm new ways to use the Internet to network.
Engineering tha the Job Field
Students investigate the different jobs in the technology field. In this math instructional activity, students compare and contrast the use of binary and decimal numbers in real life situations. They discuss the explore numbers that can be or have more than one values.
Calculus for electric circuits
In this circuits activity students complete a series of questions on equations, robotics and integration. There is an answer sheet.
Becoming a Reflective Learner
Students reflect on taking risks. In this reflective learner lesson students read several short passages and answer questions. Students choose synonyms and antonyms for words.