Explore Technology

Lesson Plans

 

Course Introduction

Class Expectations

Class Procedures/Policy

Theft/Vandalism Policy

Sign Sheet

Parent/Student Signature Sheet

1-21-19

Measuring

Collect syllabus

Discuss US vs. Metric

Go through page 2

Discuss how to reduce a fraction, examples

Discuss how to use a ruler

Materials:

Copies of drafting packet

Filled out version of pg 2-4

1-22-19

Measuring

Activity: Have students cut out a piece of paper, have them draw arrows from corner to corner. Have them number their piece (1-16) measure it and then move it the next student. Have everyone measure and then share with the class what your answer is.

After this activity have students complete pgs 3-4

Homework: pg 4

1-23-19

Introduction to AutoCad

AutoCad Tutorial

 

Materials

Copies of AutoCad Reference

AutoCad Tutorial AutoCad Objects & Tool

 

Continue with the AutoCad tutorial



1-24-19

Objective:

-Students will learn about different objects and tools in AutoCad

-Continue with AutoCad tutorial

1-25-19

 

 

 

Students will learn about layers and viewpoints in AutoCAD

-Finish autoCAD tutorial

-Discuss borders and title blocks

-Go through making drawing #1 on pg 12 together with students

-Have students work on drawing #2 on pg 12 alone

1-28-19

Students will practice drawing simple objects in AutoCAD

-Have students work on the two drawings on pg 13

-Discuss bringing in object to class for the project

-Copies of pick-an-object drawing project

Homework: Bring an object to class tomorrow for the drawing project

-Pg 13 drawings due Thursday

1-29-19

Students will begin the pick-an-object drawing project

-Discuss the project and have students begin working on it

Homework: Pg 13 drawings due tomorrow

1-30-19

Students will work on their pick-an-object drawing

-Collect the pg 13 drawings

-Have students continue working on the drawing

Homework: Pick-an-object drawing due Tuesday

1-31-19

Students will work on their pick-an-object drawing

-Have students continue working on the drawing

Homework: Pick-an-object drawing due Tuesday

2-1-19

 

 

Objective: Students will work on their pick-an-object drawing and review for the quiz

-Go over quiz topics

-Have students finish their drawings

Homework: Quiz tomorrow

-Pick-an-object drawing due tomorrow

2-4-19

Students will take the Drafting basics Quiz

2-5-19

Students will learn about the basics of orthographic projections

-Hand back quiz

-Explain what orthographic projections are used for

-Demonstrate making a multiview drawing a simple block

-Use the glass box to show a simple example

-Complete pg 14, then go over answer

2-6-19

Objective: Students will practice constructing simple multiview projections

-Work on pg 15 alone, then check with partner

-Repeat for pgs 16-17

-Discuss what hidden lines are, and have students complete pg 18

2-7-19

Objective: Students will about hidden lines and practice determining missing views

-Discuss where hidden lines are used in circles

-Hand out pgs 19-22

-Draw top view of pg 19

-Have students work on pgs 19-22

2-8-19

 

 

 

Objective: Students will practice making multiview drawings

-Talk about center lines

-Work on pg 23 drawing by hand then in AutoCAD

-Start working on pg 24 by hand and then AutoCAD

Homework: pg 24 due Wednesday

2-11-19

Objective: Students will practice making multiview drawings

-pg 25 drawing first sketching by hand then drawing in AutoCAD

-pg 24 due tomorrow

-pg 25 due Thursday

2-12-19

Objective: Students will practice making multiview drawings

-Finish pg 25 drawing

-Have students work on questions on pg 28

Homework: pg 25 due tomorrow

2-13-19

Objective: Students will practice making multiview drawings

-Review any portions for the test tomorrow

-Have students work on drawing the SuperClip

Homework: Drafting Test Tomorrow

2-14-19

Objective: Students will take the Drafting test

2-15-19

 

 

 

 

 

Objective: Students will learn the basics of lumber and metal stock

-Show the lumberyard video

-Go through pg 3

-Copies of manufacturing packet

2-18-19

Objective: Students will learn about basic shop safety and the tools we will be using

-Go through rules on pg 4

-Go through pgs 5-8, giving demonstrations as needed

-Go through the drill press presentation

-Go through pg 9

2-19-19

Objective: Students will receive a drill press ad band saw demonstration

-Review pg 9

-Demo the drill press

-Go through the band saw presentation

-Go through pg 10

-Demo the band saw

Homework: Drill press and band saw safety test tomorrow

2-20-19

Objective: Students will take the drill press and band saw safety test

-Drill press safety test

-Band saw safety test

-Continue working on the SuperClip drawing

2-21-19

Distract Inservice: No School

2-22-19

 

 

Objective: Students will begin the SuperClip project

-Hand out project description, and describe what needs to be done

-Hand out bins and parts for superclip project

-Project work time

Homework: None

2-25-19

Objective: Students will work on the superclip project.

Homework: None

2-26-19

Objective: Students will work on the superclip project

Homework: None

2-27-19

Objective: Students will work on the superclip project

-Superclip project due today

Homework: None

2-28-19

Parent Teacher conferences: No school

3-1-19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Objective: Students will learn about the Game Board Project and begin work

-Explain project

-Work time

Homework: None

3-4-19

Objective: Students will work on their game board’s

Homework: None

3-5-19

Objective: Students will work on their game board’s

Homework: None

3-6-19

Objective: Students will work on their game board’s

Homework: None

3-7-19

Objective: Students will work on their game board’s

Homework: None

3-8-19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Objective: Students will learn about the basics of turning and view a lathe demo

-Go over lathe sheet in packet

-Show demo on the lathe

-Hand out pen project materials

-Work time

-Students that are done with the game board can glue their pens

Homework: None

3-11-19

Objective: Students will take a safety test on the lathe and start the pen project

-Lathe safety test

-Work time

Homework: None

3-12-19

Objective: Students will work on the pen project

Homework: None

3-13-19

Objective: Students will work on the pen project

Homework None

3-14-19

Objective: Students will watch a video about manufacturing in the United States

Homework: None

3-15-19

 

 

 

 

 

 

Objective: Students will work on the pen project

Homework: Pen project due tomorrow

3-18-19

Objective: Students will work on the pen project

Homework: None

3-19-19

Objective: Students will work on the manufacturing methods projects

-Copies of manufacturing methods project description

Homework: Handout due Tuesday

3-20-19

Objective: Students will work on the manufacturing methods projects

Homework: Handout due Tuesday

3-21-19

Objective: Students will work on the manufacturing methods projects

Homework: Handout due Tuesday

3-22-19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Objective: Students will work on the manufacturing methods project

Homework: Handout due tomorrow

-Presentations and reports due Wednesday

4-1-19

Objective: Students will work on the manufacturing methods project

-Presentations and reports due Wednesday

4-2-19

Objective: Students will start giving their manufacturing presentations

Homework: None

4-3-19

Objective: Students will start giving their manufacturing presentations

Homework: Test tomorrow

4-4-19

Objective: Students will take the manufacturing test

Homework: None

4-5-19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Objective: Students will learn about construction basics and flooring

-Have students read through basics of flooring, and fill out questions 1-10 on wksht

-Go through questions 1-10

Homework: None

4-8-19

Objective: Students will learn about walls

-Have students read through the wall section, and fill out questions 11-29

-Go through framing components presentation

-Have students fill out blanks on pgs 10-14

Homework: None

4-9-19

Objective: Students will learn about ceilings and begin the framing project

-Give a brief overview of the framing project, and hand out the sample structures

Homework: None

4-10-19

Objective: Students will work on their framing project

Homework: None

4-11-19

Objective: Students will work on their framing project

Homework: None

4-12-19

 

 

 

 

 

 

Objective: Students will work on their framing project

Homework: None

4-15-19

Objective: Students will work on their framing project

Homework: None

4-16-19

Objective: Students will work on their framing project

Homework: None

4-17-19

Objective: Students will work on their framing project

Homework: None

4-18-19

No School

4-19-19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Objective: Students will work on their framing project

Homework: None

4-22-19

Objective: Students will work on their framing project

Homework: None

4-23-19

Objective: Students will work on their framing project

Homework: None

4-24-19

Objective: Students will work on their framing project

Homework: Construction project due next Friday

4-25-19

Objective: Students will work on their framing project

Homework: Construction project due next Friday

4-26-19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Objective: Students will work on their framing project

-Fill out pgs 11-13

-Go over answers as a group

-Split class into 4 groups, each group will pick a topic: construction basics, flooring, walls, and ceilings

-Each group will review their area and pick out the most important information

-As a class review the four areas, having each group present their findings

4-29-19

Objective: Students will take the construction test.

Homework: None

4-30-19

Objective: Students will complete a design challenge for the CNC Plasma or the CNC Router

5-1-19

Objective: Students will complete a design challenge for the CNC Plasma or the CNC Router

5-2-19

Objective: Students will complete a design challenge for the CNC Plasma or the CNC Router

5-3-19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Objective: Students will complete a design challenge for the CNC Plasma or the CNC Router

5-6-19

Objective: Students will complete a design challenge for the CNC Plasma or the CNC Router

5-7-19

Objective: Students will learn the basics of 2 and 4 stroke engines

-Go through the presentations, having students fill out the worksheet

-If there is extra time, explain the cox engine project.

Homework: Construction project due tomorrow

5-8-19

Objective: Students will learn about the Cox engine project

-Discuss how the engine project will work

-Disassembly, reassembly, and testing

Homework: None

5-9-19

Objective: Students will work on the Cox engine project.

Homework: None

5-10-19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Objective: Students will learn the basics of electromagnetism

-Go through presentation

-Pass out DC motor kits

-Explain the project

Homework: None

5-13-19

Objective: Students will work on building their DC motors

-Explain the grade for the motor project: 35 points if it runs, 30 points if 100% effort during project, less if effort not displayed, 10 points extra if fastest in class.

Homework: None

5-14-19

Objective: Students will work on building their DC motors

Homework: None

5-15-19

Objective: Students will work on building their DC motors

Homework: None

5-16-19

Objective: Students will work on building their DC motors

Homework: None

5-17-19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Objective: Students will design and build a compressed air car

-Demonstrate how the compressed air cars work

-Have students choose teams and begin brainstorming

Homework: None

5-20-19

Objective: Students will design and build a compressed air car

Homework: None

5-21-19

Objective: Students will design and build a compressed air car

Homework: None

5-22-19

Objective: Students will design and build a compressed air car

Homework: None

5-23-19

Objective: Students will design and build a compressed air car

Homework: None

5-24-19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No School

5-27-19

Objective: Students will design and build a compressed air car

Homework: Compressed air car testing tomorrow

5-28-19

Objective: Students will test their compressed air cars and review for the final

Homework: None

5-29-19

Objective: Students will build simple circuits

Homework: None

5-30-19

Objective: Students will build simple circuits

Homework: None

5-31-19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Objective: Students will take a course survey and review for the final

-Give survey

-Discuss final

-Go over Tech Ed classes presentation

-Clean up bins

Homework: Study for final

6-3-19

ExploreTech Final

6-4-19

Exams

6-5-19

Exams

6-6-19

No School: Staff in-service

6-7-19

 


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