Week 6

September 4-7th

Monday is Labor day 

6th grade

  • Robotics 1-examples of robots, what can/can’t robots do?
  • Types of robots
  • Introduction to the EV3 Robot-7 basic components

EV3 Sensors-programming

7th grade

Biomimetic Shelter

  • Research inventions/innovations,
  • Think of a solution to a problem in your society
  • Plan-build -share a prototype of your invention/innovation

8th grade

  • Historical development of technological systems- complete and get ready to present.
  • Engineering the future: The Big Wheel

10 Tallest Ferries Wheels in the world

 

Week 4 August 20th 2018

6th grade

ENGR-EET-2:  Students will evaluate the impacts of engineering & technology on Society

7th grade

MSENGR-II-2:  Students will examine the core concepts of engineering and technology.

  • Reverse engineering a simple system
  • Sample

8th grade

MSENGR-TS-2:  The students will develop an understanding of how the design process is used to develop a technological system

  • Manufacturing system: Build a board spinner/spin wheel

Week 2

August 6-10, 2018

Semester long vocabulary worksheet will be issued today

6th

  • Safety contract and quiz
  • Engineering and Technology pathways

7th

  • Safety contract and quiz
  • Inventor-Invention poster
  • Invention timeline

8th

  • Safety contract and quiz
  • Diagramming a system’s input
  • Diagramming a system-process, output and feedback

Applying USM: Telemedicine

Simple common system:​  (Answer the following questions-USE OFFICE 365)

TELEMEDICINE

  1. What is telemedicine​?
  2. How is telemedicine applied in our society?
  3. How could telemedicine  change our society​?
  4. How does the USM apply to telemedicine?

 

Video: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/telemedicine/index.html

UCLA lung transplant

http://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/ucla-performs-first-breathing-241056

Universal System Model (USM) Lung Transplant activity 

Watch the video on a lung transplant and answer the questions below.
1.  Identify the each part of the Universal Systems model. (template in EDMODO)
2. How are these doctors trying to improve the old process of lung transplants?
3.  How will this technology shape our society?  

 

Welcome to week 1 2018-19 school year

8th

  • Introduction to technological systems
  • Characteristics of technological systems
  • Universal system model (USM) Video and notes.

  • Diagramming a system

7th

  • Introduction to invention and innovations
  • Inventors and inventions poster

 

 

 

 

 

Inventor and invention-24s6bqa

Resources

https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/youtube-playlist-pages/youtube-playlist-cool-inventions/

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/inventors/ 

6th

Introduction to Engineering and Technology

Week 17 and 18

May 7-18th 2018

Final test on Friday 18th for 6th and 7th grade 

6th grade

  • Effect of engineering and technology to our society-Presentation
  • What is manufacturing? Where did it began? Why did it began?
  • Manufacturing Industry: Origin and Regions

https://study.com/academy/lesson/manufacturing-industry-origin-and-regions.html#courseInfo

7th grade

  • Robotics-Robot in Action presentation-video
  • Impact of invention and innovation to our society-presentation-Due on Thursday 5/15/18

8th grade

  • Due 5/8/18: Energy resources-Booklet on renewable energy and technological system that are used to produce, transmit and distribute energy.
  • DUE 5/18/18: Scratch MIT Coding—Noise Makers Club-What is the difference between noise and music. (Edmodo for instructions)-SUMMATIVE GRADE

Week 14-16 milestone testing for 8th and 7th grade

April 16- May 4, 2018

  • Milestone testing 7th and 8th grades

6th grade

Material and Structures

Extreme by design: Giving students opportunity to unleash their potential. (GPB activity)

  • Engineering design process -video
  • Chapter 3 an 4 worksheet

Present your invention or innovation

7th grade—

Pollution: Think 4Rs

  • Create a 2 minute presentation of ONE OF THE LEADING CAUSE OF  ocean OR land/soil OR air pollution.
  • What are the effects of the type of pollution that you selected?
  • Presentation could be prezi, glogster, cartoon, video documentary, animoto, powtoon, etc

4 Rs-Presentation

What a robot can do?

8th grade- Where is the power?

 

Solar reflector:-

http://www.jc-solarhomes.com/fair/parabola20.htm
https://youtu.be/RFqAjANrGeE

Solar panel:-

https://youtu.be/KaA2zUwRHp0

 

  • Solar energy videos

http://www.watchknowlearn.org/Category.aspx?CategoryID=2459

Week 13-Milestone testing 6th and 8th ELA and Math

April 9-13

Milestone testing 6th and 8th grades

6th grade

Material and Structures

Extreme by design: Giving students opportunity to unleash their potential. (GPB activity)

7th grade—Pollution: Think 4Rs

  1. What is the major cause of ocean pollution?
  2. What is the major cause of air pollution?
  3. What is the major cause of soil/land pollution?
  4. What is the results of ocean pollution?
  5. What is the results of air pollution?
  • Create a 2 minute presentation of ONE OF THE LEADING CAUSE OF  ocean OR land/soil OR air pollution.
  • What are the effects of the type of pollution that you selected?
  • Presentation could be prezi, glogster, cartoon, video documentary, animoto, powtoon, etc

Recycling Math: Worksheet, family members interview, presentation.

8th grade

  • Websites turn in and review

Safeville city energy solution