Engineering and Technology I

Detailed Table of Contents

UNIT 1: SCIENCE SKILLS

Lesson 1.1 - Science and Discovery

  • What is Science?
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Physical Properties
  • Comparing
  • Experiment
  • The Cause
  • Proof
  • Scientists

Lesson 1.2 - Using Science to Solve Problems

  • Science
  • Building Homes
  • Building Things
  • Food and Clothes
  • Electronics
  • Solving Problems

Lesson 1.3 - Observing

  • Observing
  • Physical Properties
  • Comparing
  • Describing
  • Sketch
  • Drawing
  • Photograph
  • Model

Lesson 1.4 - Measuring

  • Measuring
  • Length
  • Volume
  • Mass and Weight
  • Temperature

Lesson 1.5 - Recording Information

  • Data
  • Tables
  • Bar Graphs
  • Picture Graphs
  • Alternate Graphs

UNIT 2: SAMPLE INVESTIGATIONS AND DESIGNS

Lesson 2.1 - Doing an Experiment

  • Questions
  • Guess
  • Change
  • Testing
  • Repeating
  • Roll the Ball
  • Results
  • Answer
  • Another Question

Lesson 2.2 - Doing a Second Experiment

  • Questions
  • Guess
  • Change
  • Testing
  • Repeating
  • Roll the Ball
  • Results
  • Answer
  • Another Question

Lesson 2.3 - Building Solutions

  • Problem
  • What Do We Know?
  • Pick One
  • Try It Out
  • Change
  • Trying Again
  • Great Try
  • Final Solution
  • Sharing

UNIT 2: SAMPLE INVESTIGATIONS AND DESIGNS (cont.)

Lesson 2.4 - Improving What We Built

  • Problem
  • What Do We Know?
  • Pick One
  • Try It Out
  • Change
  • Trying Again
  • Great Try
  • Final Solution
  • Sharing

Lesson 2.5 - Looking At Results

  • Data
  • Table
  • Bar Graph
  • Predicting Results
  • Answering The Question

UNIT 3: SCIENCE AND SOCIETY

Lesson 3.1 - Areas in Science

  • Up in the Sky
  • Living Things
  • Tiny Things
  • A Better Life
  • Making Materials
  • Electricity
  • Machines
  • Large Structures
  • Working Together

Lesson 3.2 - Science Jobs

  • Scientists
  • Engineers
  • Technologists
  • Technicians
  • Meteorologist
  • Biologist
  • Pharmacist
  • Oceanographer
  • Computer Scientists

Lesson 3.3 - Science Tools

  • Tools
  • Magnifying Glass
  • Microscope
  • Binoculars and Telescopes
  • Ruler
  • Measuring Cup
  • Stopwatch
  • Thermometer
  • Scales and Balances
  • Rain Gauge

Lesson 3.4 - Safety

  • Safety
  • Following Directions
  • Label Everything
  • Mixing Substances
  • Heat
  • Electricity
  • No Eating
  • Clothes
  • Safety Gear
  • Space
  • Ask for Help

Lesson 3.5 - Discoveries and Inventions

  • Lights
  • Appliances
  • Cars
  • Microwave Ovens
  • Computers
  • Discoveries
  • Inventions
  • The Telephone