Content Area: Technological Literacy


Index: 8.2B Grade 12 CPI 6


Standard:8.2 - Technology Education


Strand: B - Design Process and Impact Assessment


Cumulative Progress Indicator: 6 - The student will create a technological product, system, or environment using given design specifications and constraints by applying design and engineering principles.


Grade: 12


Sample Activities:


       Climatic conditions have changed in the twenty-first century. Research scientists are looking at the oceans to create habitable communities. Create an underwater community.


       The town has decided to build a new school. Prepare a presentation to convince the local board of education.


        Although New Jersey is well known as the Garden State, it certainly could be recognized as the Invention State. We now live in an increasing complex "global society" with demands for increased invention, design, and manufacturing to make people's lives and work more productive while meeting personal and family needs.


        Current transportation systems consume natural resources and add to pollution and congestion.


       Domino Dealer


       Fluid Power/Robotics


       The World Series of Mechanisms


       Cast Away at the Edge of the World


       Houston, We Have a Problem & Failure Is Not An Option



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