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Learners get involved in a unique collaboration that enhances their knowledge of architecture and design. Develop organizer resources with others. They are engulfed into a world of architects and museum specialists to facilitate the appreciation of the demands and potential of technology.
TE Lesson: Pollution Solutions
Students study how industrial technology helps clean up and prevent air pollution. They role play as engineers to examine methods of engineering pollutant recovery methods such as scrubbers, electrostatic precipitators, cyclones, and baghouses. They write environmental action campaign letters after determining the existence of global problems.
Box It Up
Eleventh graders explore maximizing volume of a box. In this Algebra II lesson, 11th graders use a calculator to create a table of volumes as they explore which design patterns maximize the volume.
Critical Reading: Intelligence Augmentation
In this critical reading worksheet, students read a short passage regarding intelligence augmentation and then answer five questions based on the reading.
A Graphical Look
Students analyze graphs on a TI calculator. In this math lesson, the students construct a graph on the TI calculator, and adjust the windows on the graph to view the graph. They manipulate window size and analyze the graph.
Students research the conditions of post-war Japan. In groups, they examine the plans that were put into place for the country and identify the attitude of the Allies. To end the lesson, they discuss the changes that came about in their economy, attitudes and military.
Personal Learning Plan
Setting goals, career exploration, and self-awareness are three major components found on the path to college. A wide variety of wonderful teaching tools are provided to help you facilitate an understanding of how simple it can be to plan out an academic career. Planning cards, charts, activity procedures, and web links makes this a handy resource, focused on getting your class ready for college.
Oliver Twist Goes to Hollywood
How does Oliver Twist, the novel written by Charles Dickens, compare with its screenplay adaptation? Although the activity doesn't require learners to have read the novel, the similarities and differences of the highlighted passages would be best understood by those who have. After identifying and discussing the differences, have learners choose their favorite book. Has this book been made into a movie? What aspects should remain true to the story's plot line?
New Haven Families: Artifacts and Attitudes, 1770s to 1890s
Students investigate their own city's cultural past in New England. They
Is That Legal? A Case of Acid Rain
Develop an environmental case study! Elementary learners discover how a case study is used as an analysis tool. The goal of this activity is to show pupils how techniques of persuasion (including background, supporting evidence, storytelling, and call to action) are used to develop an argument for or against a topic. The example they look at is the developing acid rain problem in New York's Adirondack Mountains.
Students simulate the stock market as a class in order to research how different events, including regulation from the Federal Reserve, can impact the stock market.
Technophiles: Ken Goldberg
Students explore how conceptual artist Ken Goldberg is considered a pioneer in the growing genre of "net art."
Careers in the Manufacturing Industry
Ninth graders will explore manufacturing careers. In this career lesson, 9th graders will explore career options through an interactive video-conference with an engineering professor or professional.
The Muckrakers Interdisciplinary Unit
Eighth graders complete an Interdisciplinary Unit on the Muckrakers and the Progressive Movement. Students describe life in America and how Progressive Reformers changed it. identify specific problems and propose solutions. Students create and publish a newspaper from a historical perspective. Students analyze and interpret data to create a Cartesian graph, as well as a pie graph. Also, Students define and apply equations to solve problems in the mechanics of industry.
Concrete for Kids
Although preparation-intensive, this would be an unforgettable experience in materials engineering. Stimulate learners' curiosity with a slide show and then introduce them to the components of concrete. Small groups mix and pour concrete into frames. The next day, the concrete is tested for how much weight it will withstand. While the resource says it is adaptable to all ages, you may want to use it only with older learners due to the quantity of materials involved.
Arts of the Gilded Age
Young scholars study the art forms of the Gilded Age. In this integrated arts lesson, students research the art, music, dance, and drama of the historical era and then create their own personal projects that exemplify the time period.
Careers in the Manufacturing Industry
Ninth graders explore career options in the manufacturing industry. This lesson's strength lies in its connections between the world of school and the world of work. Students explore these career options through an interactive video-conference with an engineering professor or professional who answers student-generated questions.
The British Origins of Industrialism
Tenth graders brainstorm the Industrial Revolution and how it changed the lives of people. They describe rural life in preindustrial Britain. They identify the factors that allowed Britian to become the first industrialized nations.
Technology: Mass Production and Standardization
Students explore standardization and mass production by creating verbal visual vocabulary tables. They discover how industrial inventions increase profits for businesses. Students create three-tiered definition concept trails using the words Eli Whitney, standardization, and mass production.
Virginia's Five Geographic Regions
Tenth graders study the products and industries of five major geographic regions in Virginia. They use web based resources to examine maps of Virginia and to make a large classroom map which they label with the products and industries. As a final product, they design a brochure that details the information from the lessons.