This unit uses the engineering design process (EDP) to design and build a battery powered go-kart, bicycle, or boat or some other large scale CTE project. In the CTE course, the students choose their project and establish their path throughout the remainder of the course. Introduction to the EDP uses case studies in engineering failures to help rei…
In this lesson, students will be made aware of the Literacy and other Essential Skills workers need to be successful on the work site.
In this lesson, students will learn what "Conductive Heat Flow" is and how to calculate conductive heat flow based on the combination of materials involved in a structure.
In this lesson, students will learn what "R" Value and "U" Value are to determine the best materials for insulating a home.
Throughout this unit, students will dive in to the world of foundations! They will be learning all about concrete, from how it's made to why it plays such a huge role in everyday life. Students will learn about rebar and why concrete would not be as strong with out it, and learn to identify the different sizes of rebar by knowing the measurements. …
Students will research the use of Fly Ash in concrete and then write a Compare/Contrast Essay.
This is a hook activity that I saw used by a manufacturing teacher who wanted to impress upon the students the importance of precision manufacturing. Powerful and pertinent.