Content Area: Technological Literacy
Index: 8.2C Grade 12 CPI 1
Standard:8.2 - Technology Education
Strand: C - Systems in the Designed World
Cumulative Progress Indicator: 1 - The student will explain the life cycle of a product from initial design to reuse, recycling, remanufacture, or final disposal, and its relationship to people, society, and the environment, including conservation and sustainability principles.
· 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.