Engineering and Technology III

Detailed Table of Contents

UNIT 1: SCIENCE SKILLS

Lesson 1.1 - Science Investigation

  • What is Science?
  • Science Investigation
  • The Scientific Method
  • Question
  • Research
  • Hypothesis
  • Experiment
  • Analyze Results
  • Conclusion
  • Report Results

Lesson 1.2 - Engineering Design

  • Science
  • Engineering Design
  • Problem
  • Research
  • Brainstorm Solutions
  • Create and Test
  • Analyze Results
  • Redesign
  • Finalize
  • Report

Lesson 1.3 - Variables

  • Science
  • Observation
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Variables
  • Controls
  • Constants
  • Cause and Effect
  • Patterns
  • Constraints
  • Solutions

Lesson 1.4 - Measuring

  • Measuring
  • Precision
  • Scientific Notation
  • Units of Measure
  • Distance
  • Length and Width
  • Volume
  • Mass and Weight
  • Temperature
  • Elapsed Time

Lesson 1.5 - Recording Information

  • Data
  • Tables
  • Graphs
  • Bar Graphs
  • Line Graphs
  • Pictographs
  • Scatterplots
  • Measures of Central Tendency
  • Frequency Distribution Table
  • Line Plot
  • Histogram
  • Pie Chart

UNIT 2: SAMPLE INVESTIGATIONS AND DESIGNS

Lesson 2.1 - Doing an Experiment

  • Question
  • Research
  • Hypothesis
  • Experiment
  • Independent Variable
  • Dependent Variable
  • Constants
  • Control
  • Cause and Effect
  • Repeated Trials
  • Results
  • Another Question

Lesson 2.2 - Doing a Second Experiment

  • Scientific Method
  • Question
  • Research
  • Hypothesis
  • Experiment
  • Independent Variable
  • Dependent Variable
  • Constants
  • Control
  • Cause and Effect
  • Repeated Trials
  • Results
  • Another Question

Lesson 2.3 - Creating an Engineering Design

  • Engineering Design
  • Problem
  • Criteria
  • Constraints
  • Research
  • Brainstorm
  • Create and Test
  • Redesign
  • Retest
  • Redesign and Retest
  • Meeting the Criteria
  • Final Design

Lesson 2.4 - Improving the Engineering Design

  • Engineering Design
  • Problem
  • Criteria
  • Constraints
  • Research
  • Brainstorm
  • Create and Test
  • Redesign
  • Retest
  • Redesign and Retest
  • Meeting the Criteria
  • Final Design
  • Future Design Changes

Lesson 2.5 - Analyzing Results

  • Data
  • Tables
  • Control
  • Bar Graph
  • Predicting Results
  • Horizontal Bar Graphs
  • Line Graphs
  • Answering The Question

 

UNIT 3: SCIENCE AND SOCIETY

Lesson 3.1 - Scientific Fields

  • Branches of Science
  • Earth and Space Science
  • Life Science
  • Physical Science
  • Social Science
  • Formal Science
  • Branches of Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Technology
  • STEM

Lesson 3.2 - Careers in Science

  • Scientists
  • Engineers
  • Technologists
  • Greek Suffixes
  • Astronomer
  • Geologist
  • Oceanographer
  • Meteorologist
  • Biologist
  • Chemist
  • Physicist
  • Mathematician

Lesson 3.3 - Science Tools

  • Tools
  • Glassware
  • Pipette
  • Petri Dish
  • Heaters
  • Incubators
  • Ruler
  • Mass and Weight
  • Time
  • Optical Tools
  • Microscope
  • Binoculars and Telescopes
  • Weather Tools
  • Living Things
  • Electronic Devices

Lesson 3.4 - Safety

  • Safety
  • Act Responsibly
  • Follow Directions
  • Be Alert
  • Using Chemicals
  • No Eating
  • Using Glassware
  • Heat
  • Electricity
  • Safety Gear
  • Location
  • Live Subjects
  • Accidents

Lesson 3.5 - Discoveries and Inventions

  • Discoveries
  • Center of the Universe
  • Antibiotics
  • Inventions
  • Electricity
  • Printing Press
  • Modern Plumbing
  • Engines
  • Automobiles
  • Airplanes
  • Refrigerators
  • Plastic
  • Negative Consequences
  • Conclusion

Lesson 3.6 - The Future of Science

  • STEM
  • Television
  • Telephones
  • Computers
  • Medicine
  • Artificial Limbs
  • Food
  • Energy
  • Seatbelts
  • The Future