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Give Binary a Try!
Learners apply binary code in software applications for computer engineers. In this binary code lesson, students read about binary code and its applications to computer engineers. They download software and read an online binary clock. Advanced learners may build a binary clock from a kit.
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering 43 Views 70 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Students explore the concept of electricity in this activity based unit. In this physical science instructional activity, students focus on electricity and electrical engineering. The teaching unit includes 5 activities to develop students conceptual understanding of electricity as a energy form.
4th - 8th Science 10 Views 11 Downloads
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.
3rd - 5th Math 7 Views 9 Downloads
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.
11th - 12th Science 11 Views 35 Downloads
Bits & Binary
Youngsters love to write on their hands, and in this fabulous activity they are actually asked to. Using numbers written on the tips of their fingers, they will learn how the binary number system works. This hands-on lesson is a memorable way to teach about modern computing technology, plus it includes links to videos and a worksheet.
5th - 9th Technology & Engineering 13 Views 75 Downloads
New Review Barbie in the Labor Force
How have the women's share of the labor force and chosen occupations evolved in the United States over the last century? Using census reports, graphs detailing the gender makeup of the labor force, and analysis of the careers of Barbie dolls at various points in time, your learners will examine the occupations that women have held historically and consider the need for their presence in more diverse fields, such as computer science and physics.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Cracking the Code
Some interesting reading on the history of barcodes opens this technology lesson. Readers find out how engineers contribute, and then they gather into groups to discuss possible improvements to our current UPC barcode system. Know that though the publisher lists national education standards met as early as third grade, this lesson would be above the heads of most third graders.
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering 50 Views 42 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Arduino Blink Challenge
Emerging engineers read about how Arduino software and how it can be used. Then they follow a nine-step tutorial to connect an Arduino board to a computer and put it to work! The objective is to code a program that will cause an LED to consistently turn on for five seconds, then turn off for two.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Hand Biometrics Technology
Electronic engineering hopefuls get hands-on with hand geometry and the technology of biometrics. After taking the appropriate measurement on their hands, they configure their personal hand geometry codes and compare them to classmates. A discussion ensues about whether or not using biometrics is an accurate way to provide identification in situations where security is important.
3rd - 12th Math 18 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Stop and Go
It's "Green light, go!" with this lesson! STEM classes are illuminated with the history of traffic signals and how the engineering design has improved over time. They also learn about patents for new inventions. Finally, they research in small groups and come up with a design for a traffic light for a busy intersection that includes two roads, a bicycle lane, and a hospital's emergency entrance.
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering 11 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Radio Reception and Transmission
After reading about radio transmission, application, and the difference between AM and FM, small teams of engineers use a kit to construct an FM radio and then send and receive broadcasts. This is an ideal activity for middle school STEM or physical science classes that are studying electromagnetic waves.
3rd - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Intel Performance Engineer
A performance engineer, Regina, tells us about her job duties at Intel. She also informs viewers about how she completes performance tests for Intel products. She studied computer engineering and also shares why she loves her job.
3 mins 6th - 12th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 0 Downloads
If You Were a Parent, Would You Buy a Doll that Misrepresented Your Values?
Barbie and Ken. Disney princesses and GI Joe. Empowering toys or self-esteem wreckers? Class members poll one another about their response to the question of whether or not they would buy these types of toys for their children. To inform their opinions, class members read an article of background information, an annotated academic article, and an evidence and perspectives sheet.
7th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Students visualize a communication system. They encode, decode, transmit, receive and store messages. Students use a code sheet and flashlight for this process. They will also maintain a storage sheet from which they can retrieve information as and when it is required.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
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.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills 26 Views 65 Downloads
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.
8th - 11th 21st Century Skills 6 Views 53 Downloads
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.
9th - 12th Language Arts 143 Views 317 Downloads