Students examine the pros and cons of 'embedded computing' in the field of medicine. They invent and describe a computer that would be embedded in an individual to improve their education or school and write essays critiquing their inventions.
6th - 12th English Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Failure: Seeds of Innovation
"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again!" Through this assignment, emerging engineers examine how failed experiments are simply part of the process of an outstanding design. They begin with some reading about the microwave oven,...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
Science in History Part I: the Abacus To the Modern Computer
In this math information instructional activity, students read one page factual accounts of the early math inventions of the abacus, the calculator and early computers. There are 40 questions to answer about the reading.
5th - 6th 21st Century Skills
High School Writing: Student Guide
Here's an amazing writing guide that deserves a place in your curriculum library. The 136-page packet provides focus lessons on the writing process, expository, persuasive, and timed writing, the Cornell system of note taking, and more....
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Invention: Computer Technology
Students comprehend that inventions can change the way we live. They comprehend that many inventions start out with design flaws and are refined later by subsequent inventors and designers. Students are explained that the computer, was...
6th - 8th Technology & Engineering