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Cracking the Code
Some interesting reading on the history of barcodes opens this technology lesson plan. 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 plan would be above the heads of most third graders.
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering 75 Views 57 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Medicine's Future? There's an App for That
Imagine injecting tiny robots into your blood to help fight disease. According to Daniel Kraft, that's just one of many exciting new medical technologies coming our way in the not-so-distant future. The key to these amazing innovations is the exponential rate at which technologies are becoming faster, smaller, cheaper, and overall better.
18 mins 9th - 12th Math 7 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary Unit Three: Internet and Technology
How well can your pupils describe the Internet and other technology? Help your English language learners master Internet-related vocabulary with four quick exercises that would work well as daily starters or daily homework assignments. Word banks are available to help individuals as they fill in blanks, pair images with words, and choose the appropriate words in given sentences.
7th - 11th Language Arts 17 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
When Is It O.K. to Replace Human Limbs With Technology?
Today's blog topic is robotic limb replacement for amputees. Upper graders read the related article and argument, then compose a blog response that addresses the questions provided. This is a great way to get kids thinking about ethics, society, and technology.
7th - 12th Language Arts 26 Views 79 Downloads
Have your physical scientists try some engineering origami by examining how the folding of materials can have practical and beneficial applications. Teams use their convoluted cortexes to collaborate on constructing a solar panel that is 30 x 90 cm in size, but that will fit into a standard foil dispensing box.
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering 64 Views 42 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Hurricanes and Hot Towers with TRMM
Take cover because a wild presentation on hurricanes is about to make landfall in your classroom! An outstanding PowerPoint presentation is the centerpiece of this lesson. Not only does it provide information and photographs, but several links to Internet animations and video clips that demonstrate how satellite technology is helping to predict where these destructive storms will strike.
6th - 8th Math 5 Views 4 Downloads
Mobile phones have become an integral part of many people's lives. Examine the role and impact of technology through a short video and related activities. Pupils share what they use their phones for before viewing the film. Class members discuss the film and respond to some specific questions listed in the resource.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Paper Is Not Dead
Now that much of people's lives center around their electronic devices, paper is being used less often. However, sometimes you do need paper. Have your class brainstorm the uses of paper and of electronic devices and compare their ideas. Then, they can watch a very short film on this topic.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads 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 22 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Technology Tradeoffs: Why Should I Care?
Power generation and energy usage are the focus of a lesson on technology tradeoffs. Class members consider the positive and negative effects of such energy sources as diesel fuel and gasoline, and after considering the tradeoffs, take a stance on which they would choose and why.
9th - 11th Science 11 Views 141 Downloads
Technology and the Distribution of Music
What does technology have to do with music? Everything! Music has been enhanced and circulated because of technological advancements through the ages. Kids explore this concept as they learn about changes in musical instruments and music listening through time.
9th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 21 Downloads
Students Help Teachers Learn Technology
Your class can discover the use of technology in education. They create presentations of PDA's and GPS devices to educate their teachers on the latest technological advances. They then demonstrate the devices for teachers and parents.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 4 Views 51 Downloads
Technology Resources for the Social Studies Classroom
Looking for ways to increase engagement by bringing technology into your elementary social studies class? Teachers are introduced to the technology resources available for social studies and then they show their students specific strategies for using technology in a variety of contexts.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 25 Views 40 Downloads
Stop, Look, and Find Shapes in Our School Community
Use this project-based instructional activity to help your young mathematicians learn about shapes in their environment. Using everyday technology, learners must find shapes such as squares, circles, triangles, and rectangles. They use digital cameras to capture shapes in the environment, and produce a book of shapes which features their photographs.
K - 2nd Math 124 Views 185 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Technology-Lesson 3-Putting Technology to Work
Students explain the use of different technologies based on their resolving power. Explain how technologies are used to solve scientific and health-related problems. Explain the concept of using right tool for the job and develop a multi step research plan in which hypotheses are formulated, data are gathered and interpreted and new questions are asked.
11th - Higher Ed Technology & Engineering 20 Views 53 Downloads
The BEAM Project: Building Efficient Architectural Models
Technology or engineering teams are given a task to design, construct, and test the efficiency of a structure that will foster an even temperature throughout an entire day in the sunlight. This is intended as a long-term project. Pupils research, plan, bring materials in from home, build, evaluate, and write a report.
9th - 12th Science 22 Views 38 Downloads