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Lesson Plans  Updated at 12/5/2019 2:52:00 PM

Lesson Plans

 

----- Monday ----- 12-9-19

 

 

 

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer, Build like a Technician

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Programming and Controlling the Sphero. Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce programming skills by programming the Sphero to complete various tasks.    

Upcoming Events: Complete the preliminary Sphero programming challenges - Getting to know the Sphero  - Obstacle Course. 

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer, Build Like a Technician 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Penny Catapult Activity, Demo: Using 1,2,3 D Design Software, Demo: Projectile Motion, Work Session. 

Objective: To Design and engineer a catapult that will launch a penny the furthest distance possible with the most accuracy. The final product will be 3-D printed.

Upcoming Events: Begin construction and continue until complete. 3-D Printing will occur on an at need basis. Testing will occur once devices are printed. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - Photo Frame Graphic (Cutstudio and Corel Strategies and Techniques), Laser Cut Frame (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), and 3-D Printed Stand (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design and engineering skills by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver and 3-D printer. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications. Also, begin Combat Robot planning and design. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation - Think like an Engineer

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Drill Press Safety, Demo: Using Cutstudio to create 2-D vectors - Open vs Closed Loop Vectors. Work Session - Design a the Custom Chip Clip using 2-D design software. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by creating a theme suggested item that can be manufactured on a 3-D printer

Upcoming Events: Drill Press Safety Test on Thursday, Make Ups on Monday.

 

 

 

----- Tuesday ----- 12-10-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer, Build like a Technician

Activity / Assignment: Demo:  "Sphero Mini Golf Challenge", Demo: Programming and Controlling the Sphero. Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by designing an device to compete and defeat your opponent  in the "Sphero Mini Golf Challenge". Reinforce programming skills by programming the Sphero to complete various tasks.    

Upcoming Events: Complete the  "Sphero Mini Golf Challenge" and preliminary Sphero programming challenges. 

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Gears, Work Session. 

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for the use of gears in engineering as they complete various activities. 

Upcoming Events: Complete gears activity and worksheet. 3-D Printing of Penny Catapult will occur on an at need basis. Testing will occur once devices are printed. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - Vex Robotics

Activity / Assignment: Demo: What is a Robot, The Vex Robotics Design System, Building the Claw Bot. Work Session. 

Objective: The students will be able to discuss how robots are used today in industry, research and in education. The students will be able to explain what the different basic components of a robot are and how they perform their function.

Upcoming Events: Build the Claw Bot.  Also, begin Combat Robot planning and design. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation - Think like an Engineer

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Creating and Exporting SVG's for Extrusion. Work Session - Design a the Custom Chip Clip using 2-D and 3-D design software. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by creating a theme suggested item that can be manufactured on a 3-D printer

Upcoming Events: Drill Press Safety Test on Thursday, Make Ups on Monday.

----- Wednesday ----- 12-11-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer, Build like a Technician

Activity / Assignment: Demo:  "Sphero Mini Golf Challenge", Demo: Programming and Controlling the Sphero. Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by designing an device to compete and defeat your opponent  in the "Sphero Mini Golf Challenge". Reinforce programming skills by programming the Sphero to complete various tasks.    

Upcoming Events: Complete the  "Sphero Mini Golf Challenge" and preliminary Sphero programming challenges. 

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Gears, Work Session. 

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for the use of gears in engineering as they complete various activities. 

Upcoming Events: Successfully, complete each of the 3 vehicle challenges by modifying your gear train. First, design your vehicle for speed over a 10 foot distance. Second, design the vehicle to climb the steepest incline, and finally have it climb over the obstacles in the monster truck challenge course in the fastest time possible. 

3-D Printing of Penny Catapult will occur on an at need basis. Testing will occur once devices are printed. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - Vex Robotics

Activity / Assignment: Demo: What is a Robot, The Vex Robotics Design System, Building the Claw Bot. Work Session. 

Objective: The students will be able to discuss how robots are used today in industry, research and in education. The students will be able to explain what the different basic components of a robot are and how they perform their function.

Upcoming Events: Build the Claw Bot.  Also, begin Combat Robot planning and design. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: What is Brainstorming, SCAMMPERR Method. 

Objective: The students will develop basic problem solving knowledge and skills by completing the follow activity: Scamper It.

Upcoming Events: 3-D Printing of the Chip Clip will begin and continue until complete. Drill Press Safety Test on Thursday, Make Ups on Monday. Complete On Track and Paper Mate Challenges.

----- Thursday ----- 12-12-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer, Build like a Technician

Activity / Assignment: Demo:  "Sphero Mini Golf Challenge", Demo: Programming and Controlling the Sphero. Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by designing an device to compete and defeat your opponent  in the "Sphero Mini Golf Challenge". Reinforce programming skills by programming the Sphero to complete various tasks.    

Upcoming Events: Complete the  "Sphero Mini Golf Challenge" and preliminary Sphero programming challenges. 

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Gears, Work Session. 

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for the use of gears in engineering as they complete various activities. 

Upcoming Events: Successfully, complete each of the 3 vehicle challenges by modifying your gear train. First, design your vehicle for speed over a 10 foot distance. Second, design the vehicle to climb the steepest incline, and finally have it climb over the obstacles in the monster truck challenge course in the fastest time possible. 

3-D Printing of Penny Catapult will occur on an at need basis. Testing will occur once devices are printed. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - Vex Robotics

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Claw Bot - VEX Arm Cortex-Based Micro controller, VEXnet Joystick, VEXnet Wireless Link, Wiring and Configuring a VEX Robot. Work Session. 

Objective: The students will be able to discuss how robots are used today in industry, research and in education. The students will be able to explain what the different basic components of a robot are and how they perform their function.

Upcoming Events: Build the Claw Bot. Manipulate the Bot. Complete Chapter 3 Engineering Notebook Worksheet (Wires and Controls).  

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: What is Brainstorming, SCAMMPERR Method. 

Objective: The students will develop basic problem solving knowledge and skills by completing the follow activity: Scamper It.

Upcoming Events: 3-D Printing of the Chip Clip will begin and continue until complete. Drill Press Safety Test on Thursday, Make Ups on Monday. Complete On Track and Paper Mate Challenges.

----- Friday ----- 12-13-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Guidance Class Scheduled

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Topic: Communication Like an Engineer, Build like a Technician

Activity / Assignment: Demo:  "Sphero Mini Golf Challenge", Demo: Programming and Controlling the Sphero. Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by designing an device to compete and defeat your opponent  in the "Sphero Mini Golf Challenge". Reinforce programming skills by programming the Sphero to complete various tasks.    

Upcoming Events: Complete the  "Sphero Mini Golf Challenge" and preliminary Sphero programming challenges. 

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - Pint Glass. Coffee Mug, or Water Bottle. Demo: Coreldraw - Adjusting line weight, Creating boundaries and fills, Using the artist media tool and breezier tool, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver or vinyl cutter. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - Vex Robotics

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Claw Bot - VEX Arm Cortex-Based Micro controller, VEXnet Joystick, VEXnet Wireless Link, Wiring and Configuring a VEX Robot. Work Session. 

Objective: The students will be able to discuss how robots are used today in industry, research and in education. The students will be able to explain what the different basic components of a robot are and how they perform their function.

Upcoming Events: Build the Claw Bot. Manipulate the Bot. Complete Chapter 3 Engineering Notebook Worksheet (Wires and Controls).  

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: What is Brainstorming, SCAMMPERR Method. 

Objective: The students will develop basic problem solving knowledge and skills by completing the follow activity: Scamper It.

Upcoming Events: 3-D Printing of the Chip Clip will begin and continue until complete. Drill Press Safety Make Ups on Monday. Complete On Track and Paper Mate Challenges.

 

 

 

 

Lesson Plans

 

 

----- Monday ----- 11-25-19

 

 

 

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - Vinyl Print Cut (Coffee Mug, Wood Plaque, Maginet). Demo: Cutstudio and Coreldraw - Creating Closed Loop Vectors, Adjusting line weight, Creating boundaries and fills, Using the artist media tool and breezier tool, Fountain Fills, Transparencies, Drop Shadows, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver or vinyl cutter. The main purpose of this freelance is to create a custom sticker by combining at least 2 designs. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer, Build Like a Technician 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Penny Catapult Activity, Demo: Using Fusion 360 Design Software, Demo: Projectile Motion, Work Session. 

Objective: To Design and engineer a catapult that will launch a penny the furthest distance possible with the most accuracy. The final product will be 3-D printed.

Upcoming Events: Begin construction and continue until complete. 3-D Printing will occur on an at need basis. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - Photo Frame Graphic (Cutstudio and Corel Strategies and Techniques), Laser Cut Frame (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), and 3-D Printed Stand (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design and engineering skills by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver and 3-D printer. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications. Also, begin Combat Robot planning and design. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation - Think like an Engineer

Activity / Assignment: Demo: General Safety Rules Review, Demo: 3-D Printing - Chip Clip Project - Work Session - Design the base Chip Clip using 3-D design software. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by creating a theme suggested item that can be manufactured on a 3-D printer

Upcoming Events: General Safety Test Tomorrow. Make up tests will be Tuesday after break.

 

 

 

----- Tuesday ----- 11-26-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - Vinyl Print Cut (Coffee Mug, Wood Plaque, Maginet). Demo: Cutstudio and Coreldraw - Creating Closed Loop Vectors, Adjusting line weight, Creating boundaries and fills, Using the artist media tool and breezier tool, Fountain Fills, Transparencies, Drop Shadows, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver or vinyl cutter. The main purpose of this freelance is to create a custom sticker by combining at least 2 designs. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer, Build Like a Technician 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Penny Catapult Activity, Demo: Using Fusion 360 Design Software, Demo: Projectile Motion, Work Session. 

Objective: To Design and engineer a catapult that will launch a penny the furthest distance possible with the most accuracy. The final product will be 3-D printed.

Upcoming Events: Begin construction and continue until complete. 3-D Printing will occur on an at need basis. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - Photo Frame Graphic (Cutstudio and Corel Strategies and Techniques), Laser Cut Frame (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), and 3-D Printed Stand (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design and engineering skills by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver and 3-D printer. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications. Also, begin Combat Robot planning and design. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation

Activity / Assignment: Great Inventions and Innovations including Women Who Invented Awesome Things

Objective: The students will develop basic problem solving knowledge and skills by completing the follow activities: Great thinkers and their top inventions activity.

Upcoming Events: General Safety Test Today. Make up tests will be Tuesday after break.

----- Wednesday ----- 11-27-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Positioning and Adhering Graphics, Demo: Freelance Project Specs - Vinyl Print Cut (Coffee Mug, Wood Plaque, Maginet). Demo: Cutstudio and Coreldraw - Creating Closed Loop Vectors, Adjusting line weight, Creating boundaries and fills, Using the artist media tool and breezier tool, Fountain Fills, Transparencies, Drop Shadows, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver or vinyl cutter. The main purpose of this freelance is to create a custom sticker by combining at least 2 designs. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications. Demo: Positioning and Adhering Graphics

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer, Build Like a Technician 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Penny Catapult Activity, Demo: Using Fusion 360 Design Software, Demo: Projectile Motion, Work Session. 

Objective: To Design and engineer a catapult that will launch a penny the furthest distance possible with the most accuracy. The final product will be 3-D printed.

Upcoming Events: Begin construction and continue until complete. 3-D Printing will occur on an at need basis. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - Photo Frame Graphic (Cutstudio and Corel Strategies and Techniques), Laser Cut Frame (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), and 3-D Printed Stand (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design and engineering skills by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver and 3-D printer. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications. Also, begin Combat Robot planning and design. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: No Today Class - Early Dismissal

----- Thursday ----- 11-28-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: No School - Thanksgiving Break

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: No School - Thanksgiving Break

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: No School - Thanksgiving Break

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: No School - Thanksgiving Break

----- Friday ----- 11-29-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: No School - Thanksgiving Break

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: No School - Thanksgiving Break

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: No School - Thanksgiving Break

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: No School - Thanksgiving Break

 

 

 

 

Lesson Plans

 

 

----- Monday ----- 11-18-19

 

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication and Design Like an Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Cutstudio and Coreldraw - Creating Closed Loop Vectors, Adjusting line weight, Creating boundaries and fills, Using the artist media tool and breezier tool, Fountain Fills, Transparencies, Drop Shadows, Work Session - Adding Color to the Trojan Logo.. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a guided assignment that emphasizes color usage. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on instructor's generated example.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer, Build Like a Technician 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Air Skimmer Activity, Demo: Using Fusion 360 Software, Demo: Bernoulli’s Theory, Venturi, Gravity, Friction, Newton’s laws, Drag, Streamlined Airfoil, Principals of Flight, Work Session. 

Objective: Design and engineer an aerodynamically efficient vehicle that includes an airfoil or air scope that will create a slight amount of lift, thus propelling the vehicle the furthest distance possible. The final product will be 3-D printed.

Upcoming Events: Testing of devices will conclude today. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - LED Lighted Sign (Cutstudio and Corel Strategies and Techniques), Laser Cut Interlocking Box (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), and 3-D Printed Brackets (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design and engineering skills by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver and 3-D printer. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications. Also, begin Combat Robot planning and design. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. - Vinyl Sign Cutting

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Review of Cut Studio - Importing Images and Using Draw Tools. Import an image to Cut Studio and redraw the outline., Demo: Vinyl Sticker Design. 

Objective: Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design a graphic for a 6 x 6 prototype sign that can easily be reproduced using the vinyl sign cutter. 

Upcoming Events: Sign design need to be completed by last Friday to allow for weeding and transfer. Weed and Transfer Today

 

----- Tuesday ----- 11-19-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - Vinyl Print Cut (Coffee Mug, Wood Plaque, Maginet). Demo: Cutstudio and Coreldraw - Creating Closed Loop Vectors, Adjusting line weight, Creating boundaries and fills, Using the artist media tool and breezier tool, Fountain Fills, Transparencies, Drop Shadows, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver or vinyl cutter. The main purpose of this freelance is to create a custom sticker by combining at least 2 designs. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer, Build Like a Technician 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Penny Catapult Activity, Demo: Using Fusion 360 Design Software, Demo: Projectile Motion, Work Session. 

Objective: To Design and engineer a catapult that will launch a penny the furthest distance possible with the most accuracy. The final product will be 3-D printed.

Upcoming Events: Complete Engineering Sheet.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - LED Lighted Sign (Cutstudio and Corel Strategies and Techniques), Laser Cut Interlocking Box (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), and 3-D Printed Brackets (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design and engineering skills by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver and 3-D printer. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications. Also, begin Combat Robot planning and design. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Intro to Class

Activity / Assignment: Seating Chart, Class Rules, Grading, Folders, Fire drill procedures,  Build Computer Profile (proper computer use), Set up Tinkercad Account, What is Technology, Ice Breaker - A Few of my Favorite Things

Objective The students will gain basic knowledge by listening and taking notes. Complete "A Few of my Favorite Things" activity and discussion.  Engineering Design Process Pretest.

Upcoming Events: General Safety Test on Friday.

----- Wednesday ----- 11-20-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

opic: Think Like A Maker 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - Vinyl Print Cut (Coffee Mug, Wood Plaque, Maginet). Demo: Cutstudio and Coreldraw - Creating Closed Loop Vectors, Adjusting line weight, Creating boundaries and fills, Using the artist media tool and breezier tool, Fountain Fills, Transparencies, Drop Shadows, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver or vinyl cutter. The main purpose of this freelance is to create a custom sticker by combining at least 2 designs. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer, Build Like a Technician 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Penny Catapult Activity, Demo: Using 1,2,3 D Design Software, Demo: Projectile Motion, Work Session. 

Objective: To Design and engineer a catapult that will launch a penny the furthest distance possible with the most accuracy. The final product will be 3-D printed.

Upcoming Events: Begin construction and continue until complete. 3-D Printing will occur on an at need basis. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - LED Lighted Sign (Cutstudio and Corel Strategies and Techniques), Laser Cut Interlocking Box (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), and 3-D Printed Brackets (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design and engineering skills by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver and 3-D printer. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications. Also, begin Combat Robot planning and design. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation

Activity / Assignment: General Safety Rules, Intro to Problem Solving Techniques and the Engineering Design Process. Fun Fact Friday

Objective: The students will gain basic knowledge by listening and taking notes on safety rules. Sample problem solving activity - Brain Teasers. Study Safety Rules.

Upcoming Events: General Safety Test on  Friday.

----- Thursday ----- 11-21-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - Vinyl Print Cut (Coffee Mug, Wood Plaque, Maginet). Demo: Cutstudio and Coreldraw - Creating Closed Loop Vectors, Adjusting line weight, Creating boundaries and fills, Using the artist media tool and breezier tool, Fountain Fills, Transparencies, Drop Shadows, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver or vinyl cutter. The main purpose of this freelance is to create a custom sticker by combining at least 2 designs. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer, Build Like a Technician 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Penny Catapult Activity, Demo: Using 1,2,3 D Design Software, Demo: Projectile Motion, Work Session. 

Objective: To Design and engineer a catapult that will launch a penny the furthest distance possible with the most accuracy. The final product will be 3-D printed.

Upcoming Events: Begin construction and continue until complete. 3-D Printing will occur on an at need basis. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - Vex Robotics

Activity / Assignment: Demo: What is a Robot, The Vex Robotics Design System, Building the Claw Bot. Work Session. 

Objective: The students will be able to discuss how robots are used today in industry, research and in education. The students will be able to explain what the different basic components of a robot are and how they perform their function.

Upcoming Events: Build the Claw Bot.  Also, begin Combat Robot planning and design. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communicate and Design Like an Engineer.

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Intro to TinkerCad, Work Session - Explore the workspace by completing the 6 introduction assignment along with the design a boat activity. 

Objective: The students will gain problem 3-d modeling skills as they design, create, and build sample devices using 3-d modeling software. 

Upcoming Events: General Safety Test on Friday. Make up tests will be Tuesday. Practice Activity - Creating a Virtual Pet

----- Friday ----- 11-22-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Guidance Class Scheduled

or 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer, Build like a Technician

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Programming and Controlling the Sphero. Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce programming skills by programming the Sphero to complete various tasks.    

Upcoming Events: Complete the preliminary Sphero programming challenges - Getting to know the Sphero. 

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - Pint Glass. Coffee Mug, or Water Bottle. Demo: Coreldraw - Adjusting line weight, Creating boundaries and fills, Using the artist media tool and breezier tool, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver or vinyl cutter. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - Vex Robotics

Activity / Assignment: Demo: What is a Robot, The Vex Robotics Design System, Building the Claw Bot. Work Session. 

Objective: The students will be able to discuss how robots are used today in industry, research and in education. The students will be able to explain what the different basic components of a robot are and how they perform their function.

Upcoming Events: Build the Claw Bot.  Also, begin Combat Robot planning and design. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation

Activity / Assignment: Great Inventions and Innovations including Women Who Invented Awesome Things

Objective: The students will develop basic problem solving knowledge and skills by completing the follow activities: Great thinkers and their top inventions activity.

Upcoming Events: General Safety Test on Friday. Make up tests will be Tuesday.

 

Lesson Plans

----- Monday ----- 11-11-19

 

 

 

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician.

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Structure Project - Design Tool Usage, Work Session: Begin and Complete Components of the Prototype Structures.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as design a structure that is constructed from a 2 - 12 x 18 pieces of oak tag and white glue that will hold the most weight possible by following the size and weight restrictions.

Upcoming Events: Complete Structure. Test Structure and Complete Math Calculations

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer, Build Like a Technician 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Penny Catapult Activity, Demo: Using Fusion 360 Design Software, Demo: Projectile Motion, Work Session. 

Objective: To Design and engineer a catapult that will launch a penny the furthest distance possible with the most accuracy. The final product will be 3-D printed.

Upcoming Events: Complete Engineering Sheet.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - LED Lighted Sign (Cutstudio and Corel Strategies and Techniques), Laser Cut Interlocking Box (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), and 3-D Printed Brackets (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design and engineering skills by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver and 3-D printer. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications. Also, begin Combat Robot planning and design. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. - Pop Fly Challenge

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Design, Construction and Assembly Techniques, Work Session. 

Objective: Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design a device that will launch a ping pong ball the highest distance possible with the most accuracy using the materials provided. 

Upcoming Events: Begin construction and continue until complete. 

 

 

 

----- Tuesday ----- 11-12-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. – 3-D Printing

Activity / Assignment: Demo:  Design a themed object of your choice (Bookmark, Magnet, Christmas Tree Ornament) that can be cut on the produced on the 3-D Printer. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by designing a themed object of your choice that can be cut on the produced on the 3-D Printer 

Upcoming Events: Design and construction phase to begin and continue until complete.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer, Build Like a Technician 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Penny Catapult Activity, Demo: Using Fusion 360 Design Software, Demo: Projectile Motion, Work Session. 

Objective: To Design and engineer a catapult that will launch a penny the furthest distance possible with the most accuracy. The final product will be 3-D printed.

Upcoming Events: Complete Engineering Sheet.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - LED Lighted Sign (Cutstudio and Corel Strategies and Techniques), Laser Cut Interlocking Box (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), and 3-D Printed Brackets (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design and engineering skills by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver and 3-D printer. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications. Also, begin Combat Robot planning and design. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. - Pop Fly Challenge

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Design, Construction and Assembly Techniques, Work Session. 

Objective: Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design a device that will launch a ping pong ball the highest distance possible with the most accuracy using the materials provided. 

Upcoming Events: Begin construction and continue until complete. Test Devices. 

----- Wednesday ----- 11-13-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. – 3-D Printing

Activity / Assignment: Demo:  Design a themed object of your choice (Bookmark, Magnet, Christmas Tree Ornament) that can be cut on the produced on the 3-D Printer. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by designing a themed object of your choice that can be cut on the produced on the 3-D Printer 

Upcoming Events: Design and construction phase to begin and continue until complete.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer, Build Like a Technician 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Penny Catapult Activity, Demo: Using 1,2,3 D Design Software, Demo: Projectile Motion, Work Session. 

Objective: To Design and engineer a catapult that will launch a penny the furthest distance possible with the most accuracy. The final product will be 3-D printed.

Upcoming Events: Begin construction and continue until complete. 3-D Printing will occur on an at need basis. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - LED Lighted Sign (Cutstudio and Corel Strategies and Techniques), Laser Cut Interlocking Box (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), and 3-D Printed Brackets (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design and engineering skills by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver and 3-D printer. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications. Also, begin Combat Robot planning and design. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. - Vinyl Sign Cutting

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Review of Cut Studio - Importing Images and Using Draw Tools. Import an image to Cut Studio and redraw the outline., Demo: Vinyl Sticker Design. 

Objective: Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design a graphic for a 6 x 6 prototype sign that can easily be reproduced using the vinyl sign cutter. 

Upcoming Events: Sign design need to be completed by Friday to allow for weeding and transfer. 

----- Thursday ----- 11-14-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. – 3-D Printing

Activity / Assignment: Demo:  Design a themed object of your choice (Bookmark, Magnet, Christmas Tree Ornament) that can be cut on the produced on the 3-D Printer. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by designing a themed object of your choice that can be cut on the produced on the 3-D Printer 

Upcoming Events: Design and construction phase to begin and continue until complete.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer, Build Like a Technician 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Penny Catapult Activity, Demo: Using 1,2,3 D Design Software, Demo: Projectile Motion, Work Session. 

Objective: To Design and engineer a catapult that will launch a penny the furthest distance possible with the most accuracy. The final product will be 3-D printed.

Upcoming Events: Begin construction and continue until complete. 3-D Printing will occur on an at need basis. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - Vex Robotics

Activity / Assignment: Demo: What is a Robot, The Vex Robotics Design System, Building the Claw Bot. Work Session. 

Objective: The students will be able to discuss how robots are used today in industry, research and in education. The students will be able to explain what the different basic components of a robot are and how they perform their function.

Upcoming Events: Build the Claw Bot. Also, begin Combat Robot planning and design. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. - Vinyl Sign Cutting

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Review of Cut Studio - Importing Images and Using Draw Tools. Import an image to Cut Studio and redraw the outline., Demo: Vinyl Sticker Design. 

Objective: Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design a graphic for a 6 x 6 prototype sign that can easily be reproduced using the vinyl sign cutter. 

Upcoming Events: Sign design need to be completed by Friday to allow for weeding and transfer. 

----- Friday ----- 11-15-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Guidance Class Scheduled

or 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. – 3-D Printing

Activity / Assignment: Demo:  Design a themed object of your choice (Bookmark, Magnet, Christmas Tree Ornament) that can be cut on the produced on the 3-D Printer. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by designing a themed object of your choice that can be cut on the produced on the 3-D Printer 

Upcoming Events: Design and construction phase to begin and continue until complete.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - Vinyl Print Cut. Demo: Cutstudio and Coreldraw - Creating Closed Loop Vectors, Adjusting line weight, Creating boundaries and fills, Using the artist media tool and breezier tool, Fountain Fills, Transparencies, Drop Shadows, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver or vinyl cutter. The main purpose of this freelance is to create a custom sticker by combining at least 2 designs. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - Vex Robotics

Activity / Assignment: Demo: What is a Robot, The Vex Robotics Design System, Building the Claw Bot. Work Session. 

Objective: The students will be able to discuss how robots are used today in industry, research and in education. The students will be able to explain what the different basic components of a robot are and how they perform their function.

Upcoming Events: Build the Claw Bot. Also, begin Combat Robot planning and design. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. - Vinyl Sign Cutting

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Review of Cut Studio - Importing Images and Using Draw Tools. Import an image to Cut Studio and redraw the outline., Demo: Vinyl Sticker Design. 

Objective: Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design a graphic for a 6 x 6 prototype sign that can easily be reproduced using the vinyl sign cutter. 

Upcoming Events: Sign design need to be completed by Friday to allow for weeding and transfer. 

 

 

 

 

Lesson Plans

 

 

----- Monday ----- 11-4-19

 

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician.

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Structure Project - Design Tool Usage, Work Session: Begin and Complete Components of the Prototype Structures.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as design a structure that is constructed from a 2 - 12 x 18 pieces of oak tag and white glue that will hold the most weight possible by following the size and weight restrictions.

Upcoming Events: Complete Engineering Design Work Sheet. Complete Structure. 

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer, Build Like a Technician 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Air Skimmer Activity, Demo: Using Fusion 360 Software, Demo: Bernoulli’s Theory, Venturi, Gravity, Friction, Newton’s laws, Drag, Streamlined Airfoil, Principals of Flight, Work Session. 

Objective: Design and engineer an aerodynamically efficient vehicle that includes an airfoil or air scope that will create a slight amount of lift, thus propelling the vehicle the furthest distance possible. The final product will be 3-D printed.

Upcoming Events: Testing of devices will occur at the end of next week. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - LED Lighted Sign (Cutstudio and Corel Strategies and Techniques), Laser Cut Interlocking Box (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), and 3-D Printed Brackets (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design and engineering skills by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver and 3-D printer. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications. Also, begin Combat Robot planning and design. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. - Pop Fly Challenge

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Design, Construction and Assembly Techniques, Work Session. 

Objective: Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design a device that will launch a ping pong ball the highest distance possible with the most accuracy using the materials provided. 

Upcoming Events: Begin construction and continue until complete. 

 

----- Tuesday ----- 11-5-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer (2 and 3 D drawing review)

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Preparing 2-D images for export and 3 D extrusion. Designing elements in 3 D.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they create a Trojan Name Tag utilizing 2 and 3 D design concepts.

Upcoming Events: Complete the assigned teacher lead Performance task related to 3-D Printing.  

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer, Build Like a Technician 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Air Skimmer Activity, Demo: Using Fusion 360 Software, Demo: Bernoulli’s Theory, Venturi, Gravity, Friction, Newton’s laws, Drag, Streamlined Airfoil, Principals of Flight, Work Session. 

Objective: Design and engineer an aerodynamically efficient vehicle that includes an airfoil or air scope that will create a slight amount of lift, thus propelling the vehicle the furthest distance possible. The final product will be 3-D printed.

Upcoming Events: Testing of devices will occur at the end of next week. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - LED Lighted Sign (Cutstudio and Corel Strategies and Techniques), Laser Cut Interlocking Box (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), and 3-D Printed Brackets (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design and engineering skills by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver and 3-D printer. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications. Also, begin Combat Robot planning and design. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. - Pop Fly Challenge

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Design, Construction and Assembly Techniques, Work Session. 

Objective: Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design a device that will launch a ping pong ball the highest distance possible with the most accuracy using the materials provided. 

Upcoming Events: Begin construction and continue until complete. 

----- Wednesday ----- 11-6-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer (2 and 3 D drawing review)

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Importing 2-D images and 3 D extrusion. Designing elements in 3 D. Exporting a design for 3 D printing.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they create a Trojan Name Tag utilizing 2 and 3 D design concepts.

Upcoming Events: Complete the assigned teacher lead Performance task related to 3-D Printing.  

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer, Build Like a Technician 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Penny Catapult Activity, Demo: Using Fusion 360 Design Software, Demo: Projectile Motion, Work Session. 

Objective: To Design and engineer a catapult that will launch a penny the furthest distance possible with the most accuracy. The final product will be 3-D printed.

Upcoming Events: Complete Engineering Sheet.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - LED Lighted Sign (Cutstudio and Corel Strategies and Techniques), Laser Cut Interlocking Box (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), and 3-D Printed Brackets (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design and engineering skills by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver and 3-D printer. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications. Also, begin Combat Robot planning and design. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. - Pop Fly Challenge

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Design, Construction and Assembly Techniques, Work Session. 

Objective: Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design a device that will launch a ping pong ball the highest distance possible with the most accuracy using the materials provided. 

Upcoming Events: Begin construction and continue until complete. 

----- Thursday ----- 11-7-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. – 3-D Printing

Activity / Assignment: Demo:  Design a themed object of your choice (Bookmark, Magnet, Christmas Tree Ornament) that can be cut on the produced on the 3-D Printer. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by designing a themed object of your choice that can be cut on the produced on the 3-D Printer 

Upcoming Events: Design and construction phase to begin and continue until complete.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer, Build Like a Technician 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Penny Catapult Activity, Demo: Using Fusion 360 Design Software, Demo: Projectile Motion, Work Session. 

Objective: To Design and engineer a catapult that will launch a penny the furthest distance possible with the most accuracy. The final product will be 3-D printed.

Upcoming Events: Complete Engineering Sheet.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - LED Lighted Sign (Cutstudio and Corel Strategies and Techniques), Laser Cut Interlocking Box (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), and 3-D Printed Brackets (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design and engineering skills by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver and 3-D printer. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications. Also, begin Combat Robot planning and design. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. - Pop Fly Challenge

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Design, Construction and Assembly Techniques, Work Session. 

Objective: Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design a device that will launch a ping pong ball the highest distance possible with the most accuracy using the materials provided. 

Upcoming Events: Begin construction and continue until complete. 

----- Friday ----- 11-8-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: No School - Act 80 Day

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: No School - Act 80 Day

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: No School - Act 80 Day

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: No School - Act 80 Day

 

Lesson Plans

----- Monday ----- 10-28-19

 

 

 

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician.

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Structure Project - Design Tool Usage, Work Session: Begin and Complete Components of the Prototype Structures.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as design a structure that is constructed from a 2 - 12 x 18 pieces of oak tag and white glue that will hold the most weight possible by following the size and weight restrictions.

Upcoming Events: Complete Engineering Design Work Sheet. Complete Structure. 

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer, Build Like a Technician 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Air Skimmer Activity, Demo: Using Fusion 360 Software, Demo: Bernoulli’s Theory, Venturi, Gravity, Friction, Newton’s laws, Drag, Streamlined Airfoil, Principals of Flight, Work Session. 

Objective: Design and engineer an aerodynamically efficient vehicle that includes an airfoil or air scope that will create a slight amount of lift, thus propelling the vehicle the furthest distance possible. The final product will be 3-D printed.

Upcoming Events: Testing of devices will occur at the end of next week. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - AutoDesk Inventor

Activity / Assignment: Demo: AutoDesk Inventor - Model History Tree, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete AutoDesk Inventors Secondary 4-1 Latch Clip, 4-2 Guide Plate, and 4-3 Aluminum Bracket. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. – 3-D Printing

Activity / Assignment: Demo:  Design a themed object of your choice (Keychain Pendant, Necklace Pendant, Christmas Tree Ornament, Book Bag Tag) that can be cut on the produced on the 3-D Printer. The maximum size = 3 wide x 3 long x .25 high. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by designing a themed object of your choice that can be cut on the produced on the 3-D Printer 

Upcoming Events: Design and construction phase to begin and continue until complete. Creating 2-D SVG's and Uploading Files for 3-D Construction. 

 

 

 

----- Tuesday ----- 10-29-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician.

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Structure Project - Design Tool Usage, Work Session: Begin and Complete Components of the Prototype Structures.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as design a structure that is constructed from a 2 - 12 x 18 pieces of oak tag and white glue that will hold the most weight possible by following the size and weight restrictions..

Upcoming Events: Complete Engineering Design Work Sheet. Complete Structure. 

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer, Build Like a Technician 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Air Skimmer Activity, Demo: Using Fusion 360 Software, Demo: Bernoulli’s Theory, Venturi, Gravity, Friction, Newton’s laws, Drag, Streamlined Airfoil, Principals of Flight, Work Session. 

Objective: Design and engineer an aerodynamically efficient vehicle that includes an airfoil or air scope that will create a slight amount of lift, thus propelling the vehicle the furthest distance possible. The final product will be 3-D printed.

Upcoming Events: Testing of devices will occur at the end of next week. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - AutoDesk Inventor

Activity / Assignment: Demo: AutoDesk Inventor -Copy, Move, Rotate, Trim, Extend, Split, and Creating Circular Patterns. Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete AutoDesk Inventors Exercises: Circular Spacer and Indexing Guide.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. - Pop Fly Challenge

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Pop Fly Challenge, Complete Engineering Worksheet and Related Terms Assignment.  

Objective: Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design a device that will launch a ping pong ball the highest distance possible with the most accuracy using the materials provided. 

Upcoming Events: 3-D Printing to continue until complete. Think Like a Scientist - Catapult Terms due today, Begin Engineering Design Work Sheet which is due Wednesday. 

----- Wednesday ----- 10-30-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician.

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Structure Project - Design Tool Usage, Work Session: Begin and Complete Components of the Prototype Structures.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as design a structure that is constructed from a 2 - 12 x 18 pieces of oak tag and white glue that will hold the most weight possible by following the size and weight restrictions..

Upcoming Events: Complete Engineering Design Work Sheet. Test Structures. 

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Fusion 360 for Sketching, Lofting, Revolving and Circular Patterns – Sketching Irregular Shapes and Propeller Drawing, Work Session. 

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design and build a  3-D spring using CAD software. 

Upcoming Events: Complete the CAD drawing.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - AutoDesk Inventor

Activity / Assignment: Demo: AutoDesk Inventor - Parametric Modeling and Using the Spline and Revolve Tools. Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete AutoDesk Inventors Exercise: Bowling Pin.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. - Pop Fly Challenge

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Pop Fly Challenge, Complete Engineering Worksheet and Related Terms Assignment.  

Objective: Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design a device that will launch a ping pong ball the highest distance possible with the most accuracy using the materials provided. 

Upcoming Events: 3-D Printing to continue until complete. Think Like a Scientist - Catapult Terms due today, Begin Engineering Design Work Sheet which is due Wednesday. 

----- Thursday ----- 10-31-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer (2 and 3 D drawing review)

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Preparing 2-D images for export and 3 D extrusion. Designing elements in 3 D.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they create a Trojan Name Tag utilizing 2 and 3 D design concepts.

Upcoming Events: Complete the assigned teacher lead Performance task related to 3-D Printing.    

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Fusion 360 for Revolving Around an Object – Drawer Pull Drawing, Work Session. 

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design and build a  3-D spring using CAD software. 

Upcoming Events: Complete the CAD drawing.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - LED Lighted Sign (Cutstudio and Corel Strategies and Techniques), Laser Cut Interlocking Box (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), and 3-D Printed Brackets (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design and engineering skills by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver and 3-D printer. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. - Pop Fly Challenge

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Design, Construction and Assembly Techniques, Work Session. 

Objective: Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design a device that will launch a ping pong ball the highest distance possible with the most accuracy using the materials provided. 

Upcoming Events: Begin construction and continue until complete. 

----- Friday ----- 11-1-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Guidance Class Scheduled

or 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer (2 and 3 D drawing review)

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Importing 2-D images and 3 D extrusion. Designing elements in 3 D. Exporting a design for 3 D printing.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they create a Trojan Name Tag utilizing 2 and 3 D design concepts.

Upcoming Events: Complete the assigned teacher lead Performance task related to 3-D Printing.  

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - Vinyl Print Cut. Demo: Cutstudio and Coreldraw - Creating Closed Loop Vectors, Adjusting line weight, Creating boundaries and fills, Using the artist media tool and breezier tool, Fountain Fills, Transparencies, Drop Shadows, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver or vinyl cutter. The main purpose of this freelance is to create a custom sticker by combining at least 2 designs. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - LED Lighted Sign (Cutstudio and Corel Strategies and Techniques), Laser Cut Interlocking Box (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), and 3-D Printed Brackets (Inventor Strategies and Techniques), Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design and engineering skills by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver and 3-D printer. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. - Pop Fly Challenge

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Design, Construction and Assembly Techniques, Work Session. 

Objective: Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design a device that will launch a ping pong ball the highest distance possible with the most accuracy using the materials provided. 

Upcoming Events: Begin construction and continue until complete. 

 

 

 

Lesson Plans

----- Monday ----- 10-21-19

 

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician.

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Forces and Shape Lab, Demo: Bridge Building Software

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they explore information that will assist them in the strongest structure challenge.

Upcoming Events: Manufacturing of the Golf Tee Game will begin and continue until complete. Laser Engraved Graphic for your Golf Tee Game.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Assemble Puzzle Box, Work Session - Assemble Puzzle Box, Finish Peg Board and Mallet and Boat Drawings. 

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design and build a  3-D spring using CAD software. 

Upcoming Events: Complete the CAD drawing.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - AutoDesk Inventor

Activity / Assignment: Demo: AutoDesk Inventor - Constructive Solid Geometry Concepts, Demo: Slot Modification, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete AutoDesk Inventors Secondary 3-1 L-Bracket and 3-2 Coupling Base. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. – 3-D Printing

Activity / Assignment: Demo:  Design a themed object of your choice (Keychain Pendant, Necklace Pendant, Christmas Tree Ornament, Book Bag Tag) that can be cut on the produced on the 3-D Printer. The maximum size = 3 wide x 3 long x .25 high. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by designing a themed object of your choice that can be cut on the produced on the 3-D Printer 

Upcoming Events: Design and construction phase to begin and continue until complete. 

 

----- Tuesday ----- 10-22-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician.

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Forces and Shape Lab, Demo: Bridge Building Software

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they explore information that will assist them in the strongest structure challenge.

Upcoming Events: Manufacturing of the Golf Tee Game will begin and continue until complete. Laser Engraved Graphic for your Golf Tee Game.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Fusion 360 for Sketching, Lofting, and Shelling – Sunglass Case, Work Session. 

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design and build a  3-D spring using CAD software. 

Upcoming Events: Complete the CAD drawing.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - AutoDesk Inventor

Activity / Assignment: Demo: AutoDesk Inventor - Model History Tree, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete AutoDesk Inventors Main Activity 4 - Saddle Bracket

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. – 3-D Printing

Activity / Assignment: Demo:  Design a themed object of your choice (Keychain Pendant, Necklace Pendant, Christmas Tree Ornament, Book Bag Tag) that can be cut on the produced on the 3-D Printer. The maximum size = 3 wide x 3 long x .25 high. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by designing a themed object of your choice that can be cut on the produced on the 3-D Printer 

Upcoming Events: Design and construction phase to begin and continue until complete. 

----- Wednesday ----- 10-23-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician.

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Structure Project Specifications. Demo: Engineering Design Work Sheet,  Work Session: Complete Preliminary Engineering Design Worksheet information and generate ideas.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as design a structure that is constructed from a 2 - 12 x 18 pieces of oak tag and white glue that will hold the most weight possible by following the size and weight restrictions..

Upcoming Events: Laser Engraved Graphic for your Golf Tee Game.  Complete Engineering Design Sheet.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer, Build Like a Technician 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Air Skimmer Activity, Demo: Using Fusion 360 Software, Demo: Bernoulli’s Theory, Venturi, Gravity, Friction, Newton’s laws, Drag, Streamlined Airfoil, Principals of Flight, Work Session. 

Objective: Design and engineer an aerodynamically efficient vehicle that includes an airfoil or air scope that will create a slight amount of lift, thus propelling the vehicle the furthest distance possible. The final product will be 3-D printed.

Upcoming Events: Testing of devices will occur at the end of next week. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - AutoDesk Inventor

Activity / Assignment: Demo: AutoDesk Inventor - Model History Tree, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete AutoDesk Inventors Secondary 4-1 Latch Clip, 4-2 Guide Plate, and 4-3 Aluminum Bracket. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. – 3-D Printing

Activity / Assignment: Demo:  Design a themed object of your choice (Keychain Pendant, Necklace Pendant, Christmas Tree Ornament, Book Bag Tag) that can be cut on the produced on the 3-D Printer. The maximum size = 3 wide x 3 long x .25 high. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by designing a themed object of your choice that can be cut on the produced on the 3-D Printer 

Upcoming Events: Design and construction phase to begin and continue until complete. 

----- Thursday ----- 10-24-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician.

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Parts and Completed Structure Drawing. Work Session: Begin and Complete Components of the Prototype Structure Drawings.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as design a structure that is constructed from a 2 - 12 x 18 pieces of oak tag and white glue that will hold the most weight possible by following the size and weight restrictions..

Upcoming Events: Complete Engineering Design Work Sheet. Complete Structure. Laser Engraved Graphic for your Golf Tee Game.  

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer, Build Like a Technician 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Air Skimmer Activity, Demo: Using Fusion 360 Software, Demo: Bernoulli’s Theory, Venturi, Gravity, Friction, Newton’s laws, Drag, Streamlined Airfoil, Principals of Flight, Work Session. 

Objective: Design and engineer an aerodynamically efficient vehicle that includes an airfoil or air scope that will create a slight amount of lift, thus propelling the vehicle the furthest distance possible. The final product will be 3-D printed.

Upcoming Events: Testing of devices will occur at the end of next week. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - AutoDesk Inventor

Activity / Assignment: Demo: AutoDesk Inventor -Copy, Move, Rotate, Trim, Extend, Split, and Creating Circular Patterns. Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete AutoDesk Inventors Exercises: Circular Spacer and Indexing Guide.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. – 3-D Printing

Activity / Assignment: Demo:  Design a themed object of your choice (Keychain Pendant, Necklace Pendant, Christmas Tree Ornament, Book Bag Tag) that can be cut on the produced on the 3-D Printer. The maximum size = 3 wide x 3 long x .25 high. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by designing a themed object of your choice that can be cut on the produced on the 3-D Printer 

Upcoming Events: Design and construction phase to begin and continue until complete. 

----- Friday ----- 10-25-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Guidance Class Scheduled

or 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician.

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Structure Project - Design Tool Usage, Work Session: Begin and Complete Components of the Prototype Structures.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as design a structure that is constructed from a 2 - 12 x 18 pieces of oak tag and white glue that will hold the most weight possible by following the size and weight restrictions..

Upcoming Events: Complete Engineering Design Work Sheet. Complete Structure. Laser Engraved Graphic for your Golf Tee Game.  

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - Vinyl Print Cut. Demo: Cutstudio and Coreldraw - Creating Closed Loop Vectors, Adjusting line weight, Creating boundaries and fills, Using the artist media tool and breezier tool, Fountain Fills, Transparencies, Drop Shadows, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver or vinyl cutter. The main purpose of this freelance is to create a custom sticker by combining at least 2 designs. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - AutoDesk Inventor

Activity / Assignment: Demo: AutoDesk Inventor - Parametric Modeling and Using the Spline and Revolve Tools. Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete AutoDesk Inventors Exercise: Bowling Pin.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. – 3-D Printing

Activity / Assignment: Demo:  Design a themed object of your choice (Keychain Pendant, Necklace Pendant, Christmas Tree Ornament, Book Bag Tag) that can be cut on the produced on the 3-D Printer. The maximum size = 3 wide x 3 long x .25 high. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by designing a themed object of your choice that can be cut on the produced on the 3-D Printer 

Upcoming Events: Design and construction phase to begin and continue until complete. Creating 2-D SVG's and Uploading Files for 3-D Construction.

 

Lesson Plans

----- Monday ----- 10-7-19

 

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer (CNC Vector Drawing and Toolpathing)

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Laser Graphic. Work Session.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they create a Golf Tee Game utilizing 2 D design and CNC machining concepts.

Upcoming Events:
Draw 2-D layout for the Golf Tee Game, Design a Laser Engraved Graphic for your Golf Tee Game.   

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Fusion 360 Software - Importing Sketching for an Interlocking Box into Coreldraw, Demo: Setting line weight for product name and logo, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete Importing an Interlocking Box activity. Design a product name and logo. Arrange all work in Corel for production. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - AutoDesk Inventor

Activity / Assignment: Demo: AutoDesk Inventor - Constructive Solid Geometry Concepts, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete AutoDesk Inventors Main Activity 3.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation - Think like an Engineer  

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Material Preparation. Demo: Intro to 2-D Drawing: Design a 5 x 5 sign that can easily be manufactured in wood utilizing the Laser Engraver. 

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design and build a 5 x 5 sign that can easily be produced on the laser engraver. 

Upcoming Events: Complete outside detail and begin with the inside detail.

 

 

 

----- Tuesday ----- 10-8-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer (CNC Vector Drawing and Toolpathing)

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Material Preparation., Demo: Using Coreldraw to set Line weights for Laser Graphic. Work Session.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they create a Golf Tee Game utilizing 2 D design and CNC machining concepts.

Upcoming Events:
Draw 2-D layout for the Golf Tee Game, Manufacturing of the Golf Tee Game will begin and continue until complete. Design a Laser Engraved Graphic for your Golf Tee Game.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Fusion 360 Design Software - Peg and Mallet Game Drawing, Work Session. 

Objective: To develop 3-D modeling skills by completing the Peg and Mallet Game Drawing, assignment. 

Upcoming Events: Complete the puzzle and interlocking box. Puzzle pieces will begin 3-D Printing and boxes will be cut and continue until complete.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - AutoDesk Inventor

Activity / Assignment: Demo: AutoDesk Inventor - Constructive Solid Geometry Concepts, Demo: Slot Modification, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete AutoDesk Inventors Secondary 3-1 L-Bracket and 3-2 Coupling Base. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation - Think like an Engineer  

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Introduction to Aerodynamics and Vehicle Design. Demo: Using the Laser Engraver. Demo: Intro to 2-D Drawing: Design a 5 x 5 sign that can easily be manufactured in wood utilizing the Laser Engraver.  Demo: Introduction to Alternative Fuels, Introduction to Rubber Band Powered Cars. Demo: Electric Cars and Alternative Fuels Webquest. 

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design and build a 5 x 5 sign that can easily be produced on the laser engraver. The students will gain an appreciate for science and engineering as they design and build a rubber band powered vehicle that will travel the fastest over a given distance. 

Upcoming Events: Complete outside detail and begin with the inside detail. Laser Engraving will begin and continue until complete. Complete Aerodynamics Webquest and preliminary vehicle design sheet. Complete Electric Cars Activity and Alternative Fuels Webquest.

----- Wednesday ----- 10-9-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer (CNC Vector Drawing and Toolpathing)

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Material Preparation., Demo: Using Coreldraw to set Line weights for Laser Graphic. Work Session.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they create a Golf Tee Game utilizing 2 D design and CNC machining concepts.

Upcoming Events:
Draw 2-D layout for the Golf Tee Game, Manufacturing of the Golf Tee Game will begin and continue until complete. Design a Laser Engraved Graphic for your Golf Tee Game.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Fusion 360 Design Software - Creating a Boat, Work Session. 

Objective: To develop 3-D modeling skills by completing the Creating a Boat assignment. 

Upcoming Events: Complete the sample 3-D drawing.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - AutoDesk Inventor

Activity / Assignment: Demo: AutoDesk Inventor - Model History Tree, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete AutoDesk Inventors Main Activity 4 - Saddle Bracket

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer (CNC Vector Drawing and Toolpathing)

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Aspire to create Vector Drawings and Toolpathing for a Rubber band Powered Car. Work Session.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they create a Rubber band Powered Car utilizing 2 D design and CNC machining concepts.

Upcoming Events:
Draw 2-D layout for the Rubber band Powered Car.

----- Thursday ----- 10-10-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician.

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Forces and Shape Lab, Demo: Bridge Building Software

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they explore information that will assist them in the strongest structure challenge.

Upcoming Events: Manufacturing of the Golf Tee Game will begin and continue until complete. Laser Engraved Graphic for your Golf Tee Game.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Fusion 360 for Sketching, Lofting, and Shelling – Sunglass Case, Work Session. 

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design and build a  3-D spring using CAD software. 

Upcoming Events: Complete the CAD drawing.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - AutoDesk Inventor

Activity / Assignment: Demo: AutoDesk Inventor - Model History Tree, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete AutoDesk Inventors Secondary 4-1 Latch Clip, 4-2 Guide Plate, and 4-3 Aluminum Bracket. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer (CNC Vector Drawing and Toolpathing)

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using the CNC Router to cut a Vector Path for a Rubber band Powered Car. Demo: Laying out and drilling holes for the wheels, Demo: Sanding and shaping your vehicle, Work Session.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they create a Rubber band Powered Car utilizing 2 D design and CNC machining concepts.

Upcoming Events:
Cut Rubber band Powered Car on CNC, Drill Holes, Sand and Shape. 

----- Friday ----- 10-11-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: No School - In-service Day

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: No School - In-service Day

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: No School - In-service Day

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: No School - In-service Day

 

 

 

Lesson Plans

----- Monday ----- 9-30-19

 

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: When Army Men Attack, Work Session 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by designing, creating, and inventing a way to send a plastic Army guy flying through the air for the furthest distance then create a way to control the landing.

Upcoming Events: Begin construction and continue until complete.  

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Fusion 360 Software - Sketching an Interlocking Box, Demo: Exporting a DXF file and importing into Coreldraw, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete Sketching an Interlocking Box activity. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - Aspire - Inlay Project. 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Aspire Tool Path Tab - Pocket Cuts, Profile Cuts (adding tabs) , Previewing Tool Path, Posting or Exporting Tool Path. Demo: Exporting Selected Vectors to DXF. Demo: Importing DXF to Coreldraw. Demo: Laser Project Specs / Ideas, Demo: Review Cutstudio and Coreldraw, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to vector drawing and design for a cnc inlay project. 

Upcoming Events: Complete teacher directed activities. Begin work of Laser and Vinyl Print Cut Portion of the the Project.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Design Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Touch down challenge - Work Session – Begin and Complete Construction

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design and build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two astronauts (marshmallows) as they land from a simulated moon landing distance of 25 feet.

Upcoming Events: Touchdown Challenge to be completed by Tuesday

 

----- Tuesday ----- 10-1-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: When Army Men Attack, Work Session and Testing

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by designing, creating, and inventing a way to send a plastic Army guy flying through the air for the furthest distance then create a way to control the landing.

Upcoming Events: Begin construction and continue until complete.  Test devices. 

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Fusion 360 Software - Importing Sketching for an Interlocking Box into Coreldraw, Demo: Creating a product name and logo, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete Importing an Interlocking Box activity. Design a product name and logo.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - Aspire - Inlay Project. 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Aspire Tool Path Tab - Pocket Cuts, Profile Cuts (adding tabs) , Previewing Tool Path, Posting or Exporting Tool Path. Demo: Exporting Selected Vectors to DXF. Demo: Importing DXF to Coreldraw. Demo: Laser Project Specs / Ideas, Demo: Review Cutstudio and Coreldraw, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to vector drawing and design for a cnc inlay project. 

Upcoming Events: Complete teacher directed activities. Begin work of Laser and Vinyl Print Cut Portion of the the Project.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Design Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Touch down challenge - Work Session – Begin and Complete Construction

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design and build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two astronauts (marshmallows) as they land from a simulated moon landing distance of 25 feet.

Upcoming Events: Touchdown Challenge to be completed by Tuesday

----- Wednesday ----- 10-2-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer (CNC Vector Drawing and Toolpathing)

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Aspire to create Vector Drawings and Toolpathing for a Golf Tee Game. Work Session.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they create a Golf Tee Game utilizing 2 D design and CNC machining concepts.

Upcoming Events:
Draw 2-D layout for the Golf Tee Game, Laser cutting the puzzle will begin and continue until complete. 

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Fusion 360 Software - Importing Sketching for an Interlocking Box into Coreldraw, Demo: Creating a product name and logo, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete Importing an Interlocking Box activity. Design a product name and logo.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - Aspire - Inlay Project. 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Aspire Tool Path Tab - Pocket Cuts, Profile Cuts (adding tabs) , Previewing Tool Path, Posting or Exporting Tool Path. Demo: Exporting Selected Vectors to DXF. Demo: Importing DXF to Coreldraw. Demo: Laser Project Specs / Ideas, Demo: Review Cutstudio and Coreldraw, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to vector drawing and design for a cnc inlay project. 

Upcoming Events: Complete teacher directed activities. Begin work of Laser and Vinyl Print Cut Portion of the the Project.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation - Think like an Engineer  

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Importing an Image. Demo: Intro to 2-D Drawing: Design a 5 x 5 sign that can easily be manufactured in wood utilizing the Laser Engraver. 

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design and build a 5 x 5 sign that can easily be produced on the laser engraver. 

Upcoming Events: Complete outside detail and begin with the inside detail.

----- Thursday ----- 10-3-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer (CNC Vector Drawing and Toolpathing)

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Aspire to create Vector Drawings and Toolpathing for a Golf Tee Game, Demo: Laser Graphic. Work Session.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they create a Golf Tee Game utilizing 2 D design and CNC machining concepts.

Upcoming Events:
Draw 2-D layout for the Golf Tee Game, Laser cutting the puzzle will begin and continue until complete. Design a Laser Engraved Graphic for your Golf Tee Game.  

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Fusion 360 Design Software - Peg and Mallet Game Drawing, Work Session. 

Objective: To develop 3-D modeling skills by completing the Peg and Mallet Game Drawing, assignment. 

Upcoming Events: Complete the puzzle and interlocking box. Puzzle pieces will begin 3-D Printing and boxes will be cut and continue until complete.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - AutoDesk Inventor

Activity / Assignment: Demo: AutoDesk Inventor - Constructive Solid Geometry Concepts, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete AutoDesk Inventors Main Activity 3.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation - Think like an Engineer  

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Importing an Image. Demo: Intro to 2-D Drawing: Design a 5 x 5 sign that can easily be manufactured in wood utilizing the Laser Engraver. 

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design and build a 5 x 5 sign that can easily be produced on the laser engraver. 

Upcoming Events: Complete outside detail and begin with the inside detail.

----- Friday ----- 10-4-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Guidance Class Scheduled

or 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer (CNC Vector Drawing and Toolpathing)

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using the CNC Router, Demo: Laser Graphic. Work Session.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they create a Golf Tee Game utilizing 2 D design and CNC machining concepts.

Upcoming Events:
Draw 2-D layout for the Golf Tee Game, Manufacturing of the Golf Tee Game will begin and continue until complete. Design a Laser Engraved Graphic for your Golf Tee Game.  

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - Pint Glass. Coffee Mug, or Water Bottle. Demo: Coreldraw - Adjusting line weight, Creating boundaries and fills, Using the artist media tool and breezier tool, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver or vinyl cutter. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications. Freelance 1 projects due today. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - AutoDesk Inventor

Activity / Assignment: Demo: AutoDesk Inventor - Constructive Solid Geometry Concepts, Demo: Slot Modification, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete AutoDesk Inventors Secondary 3-1 L-Bracket and 3-2 Coupling Base. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation - Think like an Engineer  

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Importing an Image. Demo: Intro to 2-D Drawing: Design a 5 x 5 sign that can easily be manufactured in wood utilizing the Laser Engraver. 

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design and build a 5 x 5 sign that can easily be produced on the laser engraver. 

Upcoming Events: Complete outside detail and begin with the inside detail.

 

Lesson Plans

----- Monday ----- 9-23-19

 

 

 

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: When Army Men Attack, Engineering Work Sheet 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by designing, creating, and inventing a way to send a plastic Army guy flying through the air for the furthest distance then create a way to control the landing.

Upcoming Events: Complete the Engineering Work Sheet. 

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: 3-D Printed Puzzle and Cartesian Coordinates, Work Session. 

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design and build a themed 3-D printed puzzle and laser cut box set that can easily be produced on the laser engraver and 3-D Printer. 

Upcoming Events: Puzzle to be complete by Wednesday.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - Coreldraw - Shimmy New Look of Metal. 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Creating Gradient fills, Transparency Effects, Drop Shadows and Adding Depth to Designs, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to vector drawing and design for a cnc inlay project. 

Upcoming Events: Complete Coreldraw - Shimmy New Look of Metal.   

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Design Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Touch down challenge - Work Session – Complete Engineering sheet, Begin Construction

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design and build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two astronauts (marshmallows) as they land from a simulated moon landing distance of 25 feet.

Upcoming Events: Touchdown Challenge to be completed by Thursday.

 

 

 

----- Tuesday ----- 9-24-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: When Army Men Attack, Engineering Work Sheet 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by designing, creating, and inventing a way to send a plastic Army guy flying through the air for the furthest distance then create a way to control the landing.

Upcoming Events: Complete the Engineering Work Sheet. 

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: 3-D Printed Puzzle and Cartesian Coordinates, Work Session. 

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design and build a themed 3-D printed puzzle and laser cut box set that can easily be produced on the laser engraver and 3-D Printer. 

Upcoming Events: Puzzle to be complete by Wednesday.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - Aspire - Inlay Project. 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Adjusting an Image, Demo: Aspire - Inlay: Job Set Up, Importing a Bitmap, Creating Vectors, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to vector drawing and design for a cnc inlay project. 

Upcoming Events: Complete Aspire Activity - Inlay.   

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Design Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Touch down challenge - Work Session – Complete Engineering sheet, Begin Construction

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design and build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two astronauts (marshmallows) as they land from a simulated moon landing distance of 25 feet.

Upcoming Events: Touchdown Challenge to be completed by Thursday.

----- Wednesday ----- 9-25-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: When Army Men Attack, Engineering Work Sheet 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by designing, creating, and inventing a way to send a plastic Army guy flying through the air for the furthest distance then create a way to control the landing.

Upcoming Events: Complete the Engineering Work Sheet. Begin construction and continue until complete.  

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Fusion 360 Software - Sketching an Interlocking Box, Demo: Exporting a DXF file and importing into Coreldraw, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete Sketching an Interlocking Box activity. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - Aspire - Inlay Project. 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Aspire - Inlay: Closing and Joining Open Vectors, Creating Offsets, Adding Fillets. Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to vector drawing and design for a cnc inlay project. 

Upcoming Events: Complete Aspire Inlay Activity.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Design Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Touch down challenge - Work Session – Begin Construction and Continue Until Complete.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design and build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two astronauts (marshmallows) as they land from a simulated moon landing distance of 25 feet.

Upcoming Events:  Touchdown Challenge to be completed by Thursday.

----- Thursday ----- 9-26-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: When Army Men Attack, Engineering Work Sheet 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by designing, creating, and inventing a way to send a plastic Army guy flying through the air for the furthest distance then create a way to control the landing.

Upcoming Events: Complete the Engineering Work Sheet. Begin construction and continue until complete.  

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Fusion 360 Software - Importing Sketching for an Interlocking Box into Coreldraw, Demo: Creating a product name and logo, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete Importing an Interlocking Box activity. Design a product name and logo.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - Aspire - Inlay Project. 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Aspire Tool Path Tab - Pocket Cuts, Profile Cuts (adding tabs) , Previewing Tool Path, Posting or Exporting Tool Path. Demo: Exporting Selected Vectors to DXF. Demo: Importing DXF to Coreldraw. Demo: Laser Project Specs / Ideas, Demo: Review Cutstudio and Coreldraw, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to vector drawing and design for a cnc inlay project. 

Upcoming Events: Complete teacher directed activities. Begin work of Laser Project.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Design Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Touch down challenge - Work Session – Begin Construction and Continue Until Complete.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design and build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two astronauts (marshmallows) as they land from a simulated moon landing distance of 25 feet.

Upcoming Events:  Touchdown Challenge to be completed by Thursday.

----- Friday ----- 9-27-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Guidance Class Scheduled

or 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: When Army Men Attack, Engineering Work Sheet 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by designing, creating, and inventing a way to send a plastic Army guy flying through the air for the furthest distance then create a way to control the landing.

Upcoming Events: Complete the Engineering Work Sheet. Begin construction and continue until complete.  

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - Metal Sign, License Plate, Mirror, Wood Sign, Vinyl Graphic , Demo: Advanced Image Search Techniques, Demo: Using Cutstudio, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver or vinyl cutter. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - Aspire - Inlay Project. 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Exporting Selected Vectors to DXF. Demo: Importing DXF to Coreldraw. Demo: Laser Project Specs / Ideas, Demo: Review Cutstudio and Coreldraw, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to vector drawing and design for a cnc inlay project. 

Upcoming Events: Complete teacher directed activities. Begin work of Laser Project. CNC portion to be run until complete. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation - Think like an Engineer  

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Importing an Image. Demo: Intro to 2-D Drawing: Design a 6 x 6 sign that can easily be manufactured in wood utilizing the Laser Engraver. 

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design and build a 6 x 6 sign that can easily be produced on the laser engraver. 

Upcoming Events: Complete outside detail and begin with the inside detail.

 

 

 

 

Lesson Plans

 

 

----- Monday ----- 9-16-19

 

 

 

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician.

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Demo: Egg Obstacle Course Activity Brief and Engineering Worksheet. 

Objective: Reinforce Engineering skills by successfully, transport the egg though the obstacle course in the shortest amount of time using only the tools and materials given without touching or dropping the egg. Groups may modify the materials to create tools to aid in this process. 

Upcoming Events: Complete Egg Obstacle Course Activity Engineering Worksheet. 3-D cookie cutter - printing to continue until complete. Drill Press Safety  Make Ups on Monday.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Digital Calipers for Accurate Measurements, Demo: Using Fusion 360 Design Software - Blocks 5-8, Work Session. 

Objective: To develop 3-D modeling skills by completing the Blocks 5-8 assignment. 

Upcoming Events: Each student will be given two of the blocks to measure and accurately model. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker - Wooden Knot Puzzle

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Aspire - Getting Started: Job Set Up, Importing a Vector, Positioning Vectors, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a customized  using the Wooden Knot Puzzle and Laser Engraver. 

Upcoming Events: Complete various instructor led sample activities. Complete work on your individual customization of the project to instructor specifications. Safety make up tests will be today.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: What is Brainstorming, SCAMMPERR Method. 

Objective: The students will develop basic problem solving knowledge and skills by completing the follow activity: Scamper It.

Upcoming Events: 3-D Printing of the Chip Clip will begin and continue until complete. Drill Press Safety Test on Thursday, Make Ups on Monday.

 

 

 

----- Tuesday ----- 9-17-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician.

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Egg Obstacle Course Activity Brief and Tool Construction. 

Objective: Reinforce Engineering skills by successfully, transport the egg though the obstacle course in the shortest amount of time using only the tools and materials given without touching or dropping the egg. Groups may modify the materials to create tools to aid in this process. 

Upcoming Events: Begin Egg Obstacle Course Activity and tool construction - activity to continue until complete. 3-D cookie cutter - printing to continue until complete.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Digital Calipers for Accurate Measurements, Demo: Using Fusion 360 Design Software - Blocks 9-12, Work Session. 

Objective: To develop 3-D modeling skills by completing the Blocks 9-12 assignment. 

Upcoming Events:  Each student draw blocks 9 and 10 from a dimensioned drawing and then they will be given one of the 11 and 12 blocks to measure and accurately model.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker - Wooden Knot Puzzle

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Creating Fillets, Demo: Introduction to Profile Tool Paths, Adding Tabs, Previewing and Posting Your Tool Path.

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a customized  using the Wooden Knot Puzzle and Laser Engraver. 

Upcoming Events: Complete various instructor led sample activities. Complete work on your individual customization of the project to instructor specifications. Puzzle Projects will be processed on the CNC and Laser Engraver until complete.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation - Think Like a Scientist

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Think Like a Scientist - Material Sorting activity, Work Session - Complete the materials sorting activity.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for science as they sort parts, categorize items, and explore material composition.

Upcoming Events: 3-D Printing of the Chip Clip will begin and continue until complete. 

----- Wednesday ----- 9-18-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician.

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Egg Obstacle Course Activity Brief and Tool Construction. 

Objective: Reinforce Engineering skills by successfully, transport the egg though the obstacle course in the shortest amount of time using only the tools and materials given without touching or dropping the egg. Groups may modify the materials to create tools to aid in this process. 

Upcoming Events: Begin Egg Obstacle Course Activity and tool construction - activity to continue until complete. 3-D cookie cutter - printing to continue until complete.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Fusion 360 Software - Sketching an Interlocking Box, Demo: Exporting a DXF file and importing into Coreldraw, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete Sketching an Interlocking Box activity. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker - Wooden Knot Puzzle

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Running a CNC Machine - Homing the Machine, Loading a Program, Setting the Z position, Setting the XY position, Adjusting the Spindle Speed - 1200 RPM, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a customized  using the Wooden Knot Puzzle and Laser Engraver. 

Upcoming Events: Complete various instructor led sample activities. Complete work on your individual customization of the project to instructor specifications. Puzzle Projects will be processed on the CNC and Laser Engraver until complete.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation

Activity / Assignment: Demo Communicate Like an Engineer - Measurement and Fractions Review, Build Like a Technician activity - Work as a team to create a triangle using the drill press and fasteners.

Objective: The students will reinforce math skills as they complete various measurement activities.

Upcoming Events: 3-D Printing of the Chip Clip will begin and continue until complete. Complete Build Like a Technician Activity

----- Thursday ----- 9-19-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician.

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Egg Obstacle Course Activity Brief and Tool Construction. 

Objective: Reinforce Engineering skills by successfully, transport the egg though the obstacle course in the shortest amount of time using only the tools and materials given without touching or dropping the egg. Groups may modify the materials to create tools to aid in this process. 

Upcoming Events: Begin Egg Obstacle Course Activity and tool construction - activity to continue until complete. 3-D cookie cutter - printing to continue until complete.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Fusion 360 Software - Importing Sketching for an Interlocking Box into Coreldraw, Demo: Creating a product name and logo, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete Importing an Interlocking Box activity. Design a product name and logo.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker - Wooden Knot Puzzle

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Creating a Logo, Work Session.

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a customized  using the Wooden Knot Puzzle and Laser Engraver. 

Upcoming Events: Complete various instructor led sample activities. Complete work on your individual customization of the project to instructor specifications. Puzzle Projects will be processed on the CNC and Laser Engraver until complete.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Design Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Touch down challenge - Work Session – Complete Engineering sheet, Begin Construction

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design and build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two astronauts (marshmallows) as they land from a simulated moon landing distance of 25 feet.

Upcoming Events: 3-D Printing of the Chip Clip will begin and continue until complete. Touchdown Challenge to be completed by Tuesday.

----- Friday ----- 9-20-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Guidance Class Scheduled

or 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician.

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Egg Obstacle Course Activity Brief and Tool Construction. 

Objective: Reinforce Engineering skills by successfully, transport the egg though the obstacle course in the shortest amount of time using only the tools and materials given without touching or dropping the egg. Groups may modify the materials to create tools to aid in this process. 

Upcoming Events: Begin Egg Obstacle Course Activity and tool construction - activity to continue until complete. 3-D cookie cutter - printing to continue until complete.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - Metal Sign, License Plate, Mirror, Wood Sign, Vinyl Graphic , Demo: Advanced Image Search Techniques, Demo: Using Cutstudio, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver or vinyl cutter. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - Aspire

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Setting up your desktop, Demo: Aspire - Inlay: Job Set Up, Importing a Bitmap, Creating Vectors, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to vector drawing and design for a cnc inlay project. 

Upcoming Events: Complete Aspire Activity - Inlay.   

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Design Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Touch down challenge - Work Session – Complete Engineering sheet, Begin Construction

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for engineering as they design and build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two astronauts (marshmallows) as they land from a simulated moon landing distance of 25 feet.

Upcoming Events: 3-D Printing of the Chip Clip will begin and continue until complete. Touchdown Challenge to be completed by Tuesday.

 

 

 

 

Lesson Plans

 

----- Monday ----- 9-9-19

 

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. - Vinyl Sign Cutting

Activity / Assignment: Converting an Importing an image to Cutstudio, Beginning with the outside profile and completing the inner detail.

Objective: Reinforce communication and engineering skills by completing 2-D and 3-D drawings. 

Upcoming Events: Select am image for your sticker design. Begin drawing outside profile. Complete the outside profile and begin drawing the inner detail. Create a STL file to print a 3-D cookie cutter - printing to continue until complete. 

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Dimensioning and Tolerance, Demo: Creating Components, Demo: Using Fusion 360 Design Software - Blocks 1-4, Work Session. 

Objective: To develop 3-D modeling skills by completing the Blocks 1-4 assignment. 

Upcoming Events: Each student will draw blocks 1 through 4 from a dimensioned drawing.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - AutoDesk Inventor

Activity / Assignment: Review: AutoDesk Inventor - Exercise 2-3 & 2-4 (Positioning Stop and Guide Block), Demo: AutoDesk Inventor Parametric Modeling Fundamentals, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete AutoDesk Inventors Exercise 2-3 & 2-4 (Positioning Stop and Guide Block)

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation - Think like an Engineer

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Creating and Exporting SVG's for Extrusion. Work Session - Design a the Custom Chip Clip using 2-D and 3-D design software. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by creating a theme suggested item that can be manufactured on a 3-D printer

Upcoming Events: Band Saw Safety Make Ups on Monday.

 

----- Tuesday ----- 9-10-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. - Vinyl Sign Cutting

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Drill Press Safety, Demo: Cutting, Weeding, and Transferring a Design. Demo: Engineering Tools Webquest, Work Session

Objective: Reinforce communication and engineering skills by completing 2-D and 3-D drawings. 

Upcoming Events: Complete the outside profile and begin drawing the inner detail. Cut, Weed and Apply Transfer Tape on Sticker. 3-D cookie cutter - printing to continue until complete. Drill Press Safety Test on Thursday and Make Ups on Monday.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Digital Calipers for Accurate Measurements, Demo: Using Fusion 360 Design Software - Blocks 5-8, Work Session. 

Objective: To develop 3-D modeling skills by completing the Blocks 5-8 assignment. 

Upcoming Events: Each student will be given two of the blocks to measure and accurately model. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker - Wooden Knot Puzzle

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Wooden Knot Puzzle Drawing in Inventor, Demo: Exporting a  Sketch as a DXF. Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a customized  using the Wooden Knot Puzzle and Laser Engraver. 

Upcoming Events: Complete various instructor led sample activities. Complete work on your individual customization of the project to instructor specifications. 

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation - Think like an Engineer

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Drill Press Safety, Demo: Importing SVG's for Extrusion. Demo: Assembling and Downloading the Chip Clip for Printing. Work Session - Design a the Custom Chip Clip using 2-D and 3-D design software. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by creating a theme suggested item that can be manufactured on a 3-D printer

Upcoming Events: Drill Press Safety Test on Thursday and Make Ups on Monday. Create a STL file to print a Custom Chip Clip. Projects will be produced in the order they are submitted. 

----- Wednesday ----- 9-11-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician.

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Demo: Egg Obstacle Course Activity Brief and Engineering Worksheet. 

Objective: Reinforce Engineering skills by successfully, transport the egg though the obstacle course in the shortest amount of time using only the tools and materials given without touching or dropping the egg. Groups may modify the materials to create tools to aid in this process. 

Upcoming Events: Complete Engineering Tools Webquest, Begin Egg Obstacle Course Activity Engineering Worksheet. 3-D cookie cutter - printing to continue until complete. Drill Press Safety Test on Thursday and Make Ups on Monday.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Digital Calipers for Accurate Measurements, Demo: Using Fusion 360 Design Software - Blocks 9-12, Work Session. 

Objective: To develop 3-D modeling skills by completing the Blocks 9-12 assignment. 

Upcoming Events:  Each student draw blocks 9 and 10 from a dimensioned drawing and then they will be given one of the 11 and 12 blocks to measure and accurately model.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker - Wooden Knot Puzzle

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Aspire - Getting Started: Job Set Up, Importing a Vector, Positioning Vectors, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a customized  using the Wooden Knot Puzzle and Laser Engraver. 

Upcoming Events: Complete various instructor led sample activities. Complete work on your individual customization of the project to instructor specifications. Safety make up tests will be today.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: What is Brainstorming, SCAMMPERR Method. 

Objective: The students will develop basic problem solving knowledge and skills by completing the follow activity: Scamper It.

Upcoming Events: 3-D Printing of the Chip Clip will begin and continue until complete. Drill Press Safety Test on Thursday, Make Ups on Monday.

----- Thursday ----- 9-12-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician.

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Egg Obstacle Course Activity Brief and Engineering Worksheet. 

Objective: Reinforce Engineering skills by successfully, transport the egg though the obstacle course in the shortest amount of time using only the tools and materials given without touching or dropping the egg. Groups may modify the materials to create tools to aid in this process. 

Upcoming Events: Complete Egg Obstacle Course Activity Engineering Worksheet. 3-D cookie cutter - printing to continue until complete. Drill Press Safety Test on Thursday, Make Ups on Monday.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Fusion 360 Software - Sketching an Interlocking Box, Demo: Exporting a DXF file and importing into Coreldraw, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete Sketching an Interlocking Box activity. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker - Wooden Knot Puzzle

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Creating Fillets, Demo: Introduction to Profile Tool Paths, Adding Tabs, Previewing and Posting Your Tool Path.

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a customized  using the Wooden Knot Puzzle and Laser Engraver. 

Upcoming Events: Complete various instructor led sample activities. Complete work on your individual customization of the project to instructor specifications. Puzzle Projects will be processed on the CNC and Laser Engraver until complete.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation - Think Like a Scientist

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Measurement, Demo: Think Like a Scientist - Material Sorting activity, Work Session - Complete the materials sorting activity.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for science as they sort parts, categorize items, and explore material composition. The students will gain an appreciation for math by successfully completing the Measurement Review Activity.

Upcoming Events:  3-D Printing of the Chip Clip will begin and continue until complete. Drill Press Safety Test on Thursday, Make Ups on Monday.

----- Friday ----- 9-13-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Guidance Class Scheduled

or 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician.

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Egg Obstacle Course Activity Brief and Tool Construction. 

Objective: Reinforce Engineering skills by successfully, transport the egg though the obstacle course in the shortest amount of time using only the tools and materials given without touching or dropping the egg. Groups may modify the materials to create tools to aid in this process. 

Upcoming Events: Begin Egg Obstacle Course Activity and tool construction - activity to continue until complete. 3-D cookie cutter - printing to continue until complete.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - Metal Sign, License Plate, Mirror, Wood Sign, Vinyl Graphic , Demo: Advanced Image Search Techniques, Demo: Using Cutstudio, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver or vinyl cutter. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker - Wooden Knot Puzzle

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Creating a Logo, Work Session.

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a customized  using the Wooden Knot Puzzle and Laser Engraver. 

Upcoming Events: Complete various instructor led sample activities. Complete work on your individual customization of the project to instructor specifications. Puzzle Projects will be processed on the CNC and Laser Engraver until complete.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation - Think Like a Scientist

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Half of Fractions, Demo: Think Like a Scientist - Material Sorting activity, Work Session - Complete the materials sorting activity.

Objective: The students will gain an appreciate for science as they sort parts, categorize items, and explore material composition. The students will gain an appreciation for math by successfully completing the Measurement Review Activity.

Upcoming Events: 3-D Printing of the Chip Clip will begin and continue until complete. Drill Press Safety Make Ups on Monday.

 

Lesson Plans

----- Monday ----- 9-2-19

 

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: No School - Labor Day

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: No School - Labor Day

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: No School - Labor Day

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: No School - Labor Day

 

----- Tuesday ----- 9-3-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. - 3-D Printing

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Band Saw Safety, Demo: Creating a 2-D SVG drawing that can be extruded to a 3-D cookie cutter. Demo Creating Offsets. 

Objective: Reinforce communication and engineering skills by completing 2-D and 3-D drawings. 

Upcoming Events: Study for Band Saw Safety Test on Thursday. Create a 2-D SVG drawing that can be extruded to a 3-D cookie cutter.  

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Cartesian Coordinate System, Demo: Fusion 360 set up and environment. Demo: Fusion 360 - Getting Started 1. 

Objective: Reinforce math skills by by completing various problems related to the Cartesian Coordinate System. Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete Cartesian Coordinate System Work Sheet. Complete Fusion 360 Getting Started - Part 1. Math / Science related quiz on Tuesday.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - AutoDesk Inventor

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Setting up your desktop and student drive, Demo: AutoDesk Inventor - Getting Started, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete AutoDesk Inventors Activity - Getting Started.   

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation - Think like an Engineer

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Band Saw Safety, Demo: Using Cutstudio to create 2-D vectors - Open vs Closed Loop Vectors. Work Session - Design a the Custom Chip Clip using 2-D design software. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by creating a theme suggested item that can be manufactured on a 3-D printer

Upcoming Events: Band Saw Safety Test on Thursday, Make Ups on Monday.

----- Wednesday ----- 9-4-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. - 3-D Printing

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Creating Offsets and Exporting SVG's for Extrusion. Demo: 3-D extrusion.  Demo: Creating a 3-D extrusion for cookie cutter. Demo: Downloading the STL file. 

Objective: Reinforce communication and engineering skills by completing 2-D and 3-D drawings. 

Upcoming Events: Create a STL file to print a 3-D cookie cutter. Projects will be produced in the order they are submitted. 

 Upcoming Events: Create a STL file to print a 3-D cookie cutter. Projects will be produced in the order they are submitted. Band Saw Safety Test on Thursday.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Cartesian Coordinate System, Demo: Fusion 360 set up and environment. Demo: Fusion 360 - Getting Started 2. 

Objective: Reinforce math skills by by completing various problems related to the Cartesian Coordinate System. Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete Cartesian Coordinate System Work Sheet. Complete Fusion 360 Getting Started - Part 2. Math / Science related quiz on Tuesday.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - AutoDesk Inventor

Activity / Assignment: Demo: AutoDesk Inventor - Main Activity Part 1, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete AutoDesk Inventors Main Activity Part 1.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation - Think like an Engineer

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Cutstudio to create 2-D vectors - Open vs Closed Loop Vectors. Work Session - Design a the Custom Chip Clip using 2-D design software. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by creating a theme suggested item that can be manufactured on a 3-D printer

Upcoming Events: Band Saw Safety Test on Thursday, Make Ups on Monday.

----- Thursday ----- 9-5-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. - Vinyl Sign Cutting

Activity / Assignment: Converting an Importing an image to Cutstudio, Beginning with the outside profile and completing the inner detail.

Objective: Reinforce communication and engineering skills by completing 2-D and 3-D drawings. 

Upcoming Events: Select am image for your sticker design. Begin drawing outside profile. Complete the outside profile and begin drawing the inner detail. Create a STL file to print a 3-D cookie cutter - printing to continue until complete. 

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Dimensioning and Tolerance, Demo: Creating Components, Demo: Using Fusion 360 Design Software - Blocks 1-4, Work Session. 

Objective: To develop 3-D modeling skills by completing the Blocks 1-4 assignment. 

Upcoming Events: Each student will draw blocks 1 through 4 from a dimensioned drawing.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - AutoDesk Inventor

Activity / Assignment: Review: AutoDesk Inventor - Main Activity Part 2, Demo: AutoDesk Inventor Parametric Modeling Fundamentals, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete AutoDesk Inventors Main Activity Part 2

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation - Think like an Engineer

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Creating and Exporting SVG's for Extrusion. Work Session - Design a the Custom Chip Clip using 2-D and 3-D design software. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by creating a theme suggested item that can be manufactured on a 3-D printer

Upcoming Events: Band Saw Safety Test on Thursday, Make Ups on Monday.

----- Friday ----- 9-6-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Guidance Class Scheduled

or 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. - Vinyl Sign Cutting

Activity / Assignment: Converting an Importing an image to Cutstudio, Beginning with the outside profile and completing the inner detail.

Objective: Reinforce communication and engineering skills by completing 2-D and 3-D drawings. 

Upcoming Events: Select am image for your sticker design. Begin drawing outside profile. Complete the outside profile and begin drawing the inner detail. Create a STL file to print a 3-D cookie cutter - printing to continue until complete. 

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - Metal Sign, License Plate, Mirror, Wood Sign, Vinyl Graphic , Demo: Advanced Image Search Techniques, Demo: Using Cutstudio, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver or vinyl cutter. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - AutoDesk Inventor

Activity / Assignment: Review: AutoDesk Inventor - Exercise 2-1 & 2-2 (Inclined Support and Spacer Plate), Demo: AutoDesk Inventor Parametric Modeling Fundamentals, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete AutoDesk Inventors Exercise 2-1 & 2-2 (Inclined Support and Spacer Plate)

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation - Think like an Engineer

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Importing SVG's for Extrusion. Demo: Assembling and Downloading the Chip Clip for Printing. Work Session - Design a the Custom Chip Clip using 2-D and 3-D design software. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by creating a theme suggested item that can be manufactured on a 3-D printer

Upcoming Events: Band Saw Safety Test Make Ups on Monday. Create a STL file to print a Custom Chip Clip. Projects will be produced in the order they are submitted. 

 

Lesson Plans

----- Monday ----- 8-26-19

 

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communicating like an Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: "Communication is Key" (Communicating like an Engineer). Unplugged Activity - Design an APP that would assist in the process of making this task easier.

Objective: Reinforce communication skills by building a model and writing directions so someone else can complete the same task. 

Upcoming Events: Complete the K'nex communication activity - Part 2. Safety Rules for Test on Tuesday. Make up tests will be Thursday.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Coreldraw - lines and shapes, adding color to objects, duplicate, rotate and mirror objects, import images from another file, fit text to a path, using the Artistic media tool presets, using the Bezier tool, using the Rectangle tool, using the Interactive drop shadow tool, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a guided project of the instructor's choice. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on the Butterfly and Coreldraw Logo Activity to instructor specifications.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - Freelance Review

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Setting up your desktop and student drive, Demo: Review Cutstudio and Coreldraw, Freelance Review Project Specs - Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 2-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Begin work on the Freelance Review Project.  Study Safety Rules for Test on Tuesday.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Communicate and Design Like an Engineer.

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Intro to TinkerCad, Work Session - Explore the workspace by completing the 6 introduction assignment along with the design a boat activity. 

Objective: The students will gain problem 3-d modeling skills as they design, create, and build sample devices using 3-d modeling software. 

Upcoming Events: General Safety Test on Tuesday. Make up tests will be Thursday.

 

----- Tuesday ----- 8-27-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communicating and Design like an Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Log on to Tinkercad (Check or Create Account), Tinkercad and Cutstudio Review. Demo: Connecting Lines in Cutstudio - Shamrock Activity

Objective: Reinforce communication and engineering skills by completing 2-D and 3-D drawings.  

Upcoming Events: Complete Connecting Lines in Cutstudio  - Shamrock Activity. Tinkercad Review 1 - Complete a tutorial of the students choice from each of the following sections of TinkerCad: Buttons, Jewelry, Gadgets, and Accessories. General Safety Test, Safety make up tests will be Thursday.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Coreldraw - lines and shapes, adding color to objects, duplicate, rotate and mirror objects, import images from another file, fit text to a path, using the Artistic media tool presets, using the Bezier tool, using the Rectangle tool, using the Interactive drop shadow tool, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a guided project of the instructor's choice. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on the Coreldraw Logo Activity to instructor specifications. General Safety Test. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - Freelance Review

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Setting up your desktop and student drive, Demo: Review Cutstudio and Coreldraw, Freelance Review Project Specs - Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 2-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Begin work on the Freelance Review Project.  Study Safety Rules for Test on Tuesday.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation

Activity / Assignment: Great Inventions and Innovations including Women Who Invented Awesome Things

Objective: The students will develop basic problem solving knowledge and skills by completing the follow activities: Great thinkers and their top inventions activity.

Upcoming Events: General Safety Test on Tuesday. Make up tests will be Thursday.

----- Wednesday ----- 8-28-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communicating and Design like an Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Band Saw Safety, Tinkercad and Cutstudio Review. 

Objective: Reinforce communication and engineering skills by completing 2-D and 3-D drawings. 

Upcoming Events: Tinkercad Review 2: Complete the following  tutorials Balloon Car and Die from Scratch. Band Saw Safety Test on Friday. 

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Coreldraw - lines and shapes, adding color to objects, duplicate, rotate and mirror objects, import images from another file, fit text to a path, using the Artistic media tool presets, using the Bezier tool, using the Rectangle tool, using the Interactive drop shadow tool, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a guided project of the instructor's choice. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on the Coreldraw Logo Activity to instructor specifications.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - Freelance Review

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Setting up your desktop and student drive, Demo: Review Cutstudio and Coreldraw, Freelance Review Project Specs - Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 2-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Begin work on the Freelance Review Project.  

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation - Think like an Engineer

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Band Saw Safety Rules, Demo: 3-D Printing - Chip Clip Project - Work Session - Design the base Chip Clip using 3-D design software. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by creating a theme suggested item that can be manufactured on a 3-D printer

Upcoming Events: General Safety Test Make Ups. Band Saw Safety Test on Friday.

----- Thursday ----- 8-29-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. - 3-D Printing

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Creating a 2-D SVG drawing that can be extruded to a 3-D cookie cutter. 

Objective: Reinforce communication and engineering skills by completing 2-D and 3-D drawings. 

Upcoming Events: Study for Band Saw Safety Test on Friday. Create a 2-D SVG drawing that can be extruded to a 3-D cookie cutter.  

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - AutoDesk Fusion 360

Activity / Assignment: Demo: AutoDesk Fusion 360 - Getting Started, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete AutoDesk Fusion 360 Activity - Getting Started. 

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - Freelance Review

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Setting up your desktop and student drive, Demo: Review Cutstudio and Coreldraw, Freelance Review Project Specs - Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 2-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on the Freelance Review Project.  

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation - Think like an Engineer

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Cutstudio to create 2-D vectors - Connecting Points - Silhouette Activity. Work Session - Design a the Custom Chip Clip using 2-D design software. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by creating a theme suggested item that can be manufactured on a 3-D printer

Upcoming Events: Band Saw Safety Test on Friday, Make Ups on Monday.

----- Friday ----- 8-30-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Guidance Class Scheduled

or 

Topic: Communication Like an Engineer / Build Like a Technician. - 3-D Printing

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Creating Offsets and Exporting SVG's for Extrusion. Band Saw Safety Test.

Objective: Reinforce communication and engineering skills by completing 2-D and 3-D drawings. 

Upcoming Events: Band Saw Safety Make Up Test on Monday. Create a STL file to print a 3-D cookie cutter.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like A Maker

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Freelance Project Specs - Metal Sign, License Plate, Mirror, Wood Sign, Vinyl Graphic , Demo: Advanced Image Search Techniques, Demo: Using Cutstudio, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce design skills by by completing a guided project of the student's choice using the laser engraver or vinyl cutter. 

Upcoming Events: Complete work on your individual freelance project to instructor specifications.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - AutoDesk Inventor

Activity / Assignment: Demo: AutoDesk Inventor Environment and Navigation, Demo: AutoDesk Inventor - Getting Started, Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 3-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Complete AutoDesk Inventors Activity - Getting Started.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.2: Inquiry and Design, 3.6: Technology Education, 3.7 Technological Devices

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation - Think like an Engineer

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Using Cutstudio to create 2-D vectors - Connecting Points. Work Session - Design a the Custom Chip Clip using 2-D design software. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by creating a theme suggested item that can be manufactured on a 3-D printer

Upcoming Events: Band Saw Safety Test on Friday, Make Ups on Monday.

 

Lesson Plans

----- Monday ----- 8-19-19

 

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.4.A: The Scope of Technology, 3.4.B: Technology and Society, 3.4.C: Technology and Engineering Design, 3.4.D: Abilities for a Technological World, 3.4.E: The Designed World

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: No - School - Teacher In-service

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.4.A: The Scope of Technology, 3.4.B: Technology and Society, 3.4.C: Technology and Engineering Design, 3.4.D: Abilities for a Technological World, 3.4.E: The Designed World

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: No - School - Teacher In-service

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.4.A: The Scope of Technology, 3.4.B: Technology and Society, 3.4.C: Technology and Engineering Design, 3.4.D: Abilities for a Technological World, 3.4.E: The Designed World

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: No - School - Teacher In-service

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.4.A: The Scope of Technology, 3.4.B: Technology and Society, 3.4.C: Technology and Engineering Design, 3.4.D: Abilities for a Technological World, 3.4.E: The Designed World

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: No - School - Teacher In-service

 

----- Tuesday ----- 8-20-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.4.A: The Scope of Technology, 3.4.B: Technology and Society, 3.4.C: Technology and Engineering Design, 3.4.D: Abilities for a Technological World, 3.4.E: The Designed World

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: No - School - Teacher In-service

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.4.A: The Scope of Technology, 3.4.B: Technology and Society, 3.4.C: Technology and Engineering Design, 3.4.D: Abilities for a Technological World, 3.4.E: The Designed World

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: No - School - Teacher In-service

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.4.A: The Scope of Technology, 3.4.B: Technology and Society, 3.4.C: Technology and Engineering Design, 3.4.D: Abilities for a Technological World, 3.4.E: The Designed World

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: No - School - Teacher In-service

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.4.A: The Scope of Technology, 3.4.B: Technology and Society, 3.4.C: Technology and Engineering Design, 3.4.D: Abilities for a Technological World, 3.4.E: The Designed World

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: No - School - Teacher In-service

----- Wednesday ----- 8-22-18

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.4.A: The Scope of Technology, 3.4.B: Technology and Society, 3.4.C: Technology and Engineering Design, 3.4.D: Abilities for a Technological World, 3.4.E: The Designed World

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: No - School - Teacher In-service

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.4.A: The Scope of Technology, 3.4.B: Technology and Society, 3.4.C: Technology and Engineering Design, 3.4.D: Abilities for a Technological World, 3.4.E: The Designed World

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: No - School - Teacher In-service

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.4.A: The Scope of Technology, 3.4.B: Technology and Society, 3.4.C: Technology and Engineering Design, 3.4.D: Abilities for a Technological World, 3.4.E: The Designed World

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: No - School - Teacher In-service

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.4.A: The Scope of Technology, 3.4.B: Technology and Society, 3.4.C: Technology and Engineering Design, 3.4.D: Abilities for a Technological World, 3.4.E: The Designed World

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: No - School - Teacher In-service

----- Thursday ----- 8-21-19

STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.4.A: The Scope of Technology, 3.4.B: Technology and Society, 3.4.C: Technology and Engineering Design, 3.4.D: Abilities for a Technological World, 3.4.E: The Designed World

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Intro to Class 

Activity / Assignment: Intro to class - Seating Chart, Rules, Procedures, Grading, Fire Drill, Books and Folders, About the class - Room Use Overview, General Safety Rules, Build Computer Profile (proper computer use)

Objective: Become familiar with procedures necessary to be successful in this class. 

Upcoming Events: Study Safety Rules for Test on Tuesday.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.4.A: The Scope of Technology, 3.4.B: Technology and Society, 3.4.C: Technology and Engineering Design, 3.4.D: Abilities for a Technological World, 3.4.E: The Designed World

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Class

Activity: Intro to class - Rules, Procedures, Grading, Fire Drill, Folders, Build Computer Profile (proper computer use), General Safety Rules, About the class - Lab and Equipment overview

Assignment: Discuss Safe procedures for working in the lab.  Study Safety Rules for Test on Tuesday.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.4.A: The Scope of Technology, 3.4.B: Technology and Society, 3.4.C: Technology and Engineering Design, 3.4.D: Abilities for a Technological World, 3.4.E: The Designed World

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Class

Activity: Intro to class - Rules, Procedures, Grading, Fire Drill, Folders, Build Computer Profile (proper computer use), General Safety Rules, About the class - Lab and Equipment overview

Assignment: Discuss Safe procedures for working in the lab.  Study Safety Rules for Test on Tuesday.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.4.A: The Scope of Technology, 3.4.B: Technology and Society, 3.4.C: Technology and Engineering Design, 3.4.D: Abilities for a Technological World, 3.4.E: The Designed World

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Intro to Class

Activity / Assignment: Seating Chart, Class Rules, Grading, Folders, Fire drill procedures,  Build Computer Profile (proper computer use), Set up Tinkercad Account, What is Technology, Ice Breaker - A Few of my Favorite Things

Objective The students will gain basic knowledge by listening and taking notes. Complete "A Few of my Favorite Things" activity and discussion.  Engineering Design Process Pretest.

Upcoming Events: General Safety Test on Tuesday.

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STEM 8 - Engineering All Around - Grade 8

 

Standard: 3.4.A: The Scope of Technology, 3.4.B: Technology and Society, 3.4.C: Technology and Engineering Design, 3.4.D: Abilities for a Technological World, 3.4.E: The Designed World

 

Periods 1, 5, 6  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Guidance Class Scheduled

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Topic: Communicating like an Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: "Communication is Key" (Communicating like an Engineer). 

Objective: Reinforce communication skills by building a model and writing directions so someone else can complete the same task. 

Upcoming Events: Complete the K'nex communication activity - Part 1.  Study Safety Rules for Test on Tuesday.

Principles of Engineering - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.4.A: The Scope of Technology, 3.4.B: Technology and Society, 3.4.C: Technology and Engineering Design, 3.4.D: Abilities for a Technological World, 3.4.E: The Designed World

 

Period 2(100 D) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer 

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Setting up your desktop and student drive, Demo: Demo: Review Cutstudio - Connecting Points and Coreldraw - Creating Fills. Demo: Coreldraw Artist Media Tool. 

Objective: Reinforce math skills by by completing various problems area and volume. 

Upcoming Events: Complete the Trojan Head Creating Fills Activity, Complete the Corel Draw Butterfly Drawing. Study Safety Rules for Test on Tuesday.

Engineering and Design - Grades 9-12

 

Standard: 3.4.A: The Scope of Technology, 3.4.B: Technology and Society, 3.4.C: Technology and Engineering Design, 3.4.D: Abilities for a Technological World, 3.4.E: The Designed World

 

Period 3  (100 B) 

 

Topic: Think Like An Engineer - Freelance Review

Activity / Assignment: Demo: Setting up your desktop and student drive, Demo: Review Cutstudio and Coreldraw, Freelance Review Project Specs - Work Session. 

Objective: Reinforce engineering skills by by completing various tasks related to 2-D drawing and design. 

Upcoming Events: Begin work on the Freelance Review Project.  Study Safety Rules for Test on Tuesday.

Invention and Innovation - Grade 7

 

Standard: 3.4.A: The Scope of Technology, 3.4.B: Technology and Society, 3.4.C: Technology and Engineering Design, 3.4.D: Abilities for a Technological World, 3.4.E: The Designed World

 

Periods 7,8  (Tech Lab B) 

 

Topic: Introduction to Invention and Innovation

Activity / Assignment: General Safety Rules, Intro to Problem Solving Techniques and the Engineering Design Process. Fun Fact Friday

Objective: The students will gain basic knowledge by listening and taking notes on safety rules. Sample problem solving activity - Brain Teasers. Study Safety Rules.

Upcoming Events: General Safety Test on  Tuesday.