Technology has a Solution!
For this technology worksheet, students summarize four things they learned about technology and the environment. Students then write a report that outlines how technology is solving environmental issues.
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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...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Designed
Mixtures and Solutions: Paper Chromatography Experiment
Why does some ink bleed through paper, and other ink doesn't? Practice some paper chromatography to separate the colors from a pen with an interactive experiment for middle and high schoolers. Learners use a variety of solutions to track...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Smart Buildings and the Internet of Things
Is your building a smart building? Pupils learn what makes a building smart and about the internet of things. After viewing several videos on the topic, they conduct an activity collecting data from sensors and brainstorm ways to improve...
6th - 9th Technology & Engineering
The Ancient Ingenuity of Water Harvesting
Water is essential to life on earth. How is it then, that people can survive in desert regions with very limited access to fresh water? Through ingenious architecture and engineering, communities in India's Golden Desert have been able...
17 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable