Wednesday November 14



Objective : Describe a engineer/ Science/ technology carreer.

Research Activities :
Webquest : Choose one sector and research a career your choice
All the notes you will take will be used to present the career to your peers.
You may use Power point or Prezi
Here are the sector
  1. Science http://www.the-aps.org/education/k-12misc/careers.htm
  2. Technology http://www.khake.com/page17.html
  3. Engineering Careers :http://education-portal.com/article_directory/q_p/page/Engineering/q_p/Careers_and_Occupations_List.html

Here are more website to visit if you wish to get more

http://www.bls.gov/oco/

http://go.grolier.com/

http://www.collegegrad.com/careers/

http://careers.stateuniversity.com/collection/134/Engineering-Science-Technology-Social-Sciences.html

In your presentation you will need the following content :
  • career name
  • Description
  • Examples of cool things they do
  • length of study/ degree
  • average salary as of 2011 or 2012
  • outlook ( will there be jobs for you when you graduate)

research career- technology end of unit.dot


  • career name
  • Description
  • Cool things /project they work on
  • Length of study/ degrees
  • average salary as of 2011
  • outlook
  • Class discussion

Assessment : Check for progress in the research process.



Thursday November 8, 2012 :
Objectives:
Students will be able to undertsand the scope of engineering field
Activities :

1. webquest -- What's engineering
2. Class discussion :
3.. Assessment : turn in for a grade and class discussion grade will be combined
4. Time will be allowed to catch up with homework and daily reading .

What'sengineering webquest.docx
What'sengineering webquest.docx

What'sengineering webquest.docx


Wednesday November 7, 2012

Objectives ; Students will be able to understand what civil engineers do?
Activities :
assessment : listening sheet will be collected and graded


Wednesday October 31, 2012
Objectives : Students will be able to assess their career interest
Activities :
  1. Class discussion : What do you wan to be when you grow up ? How do you know ? What skills do you need?
  2. Test you interest : Career Cruising

Assessment: write a summary telling what were the carreers offered to you by the system and if the choices were surprising or not. Justify your answer.







Wednesday November 16
( Period 1/2 will switch the Tuesday and Wednesday activities)
Objectives : Students will be able to analyze their grades
Activities :
  • Warm-up : Complete the grade sheet
  • one-on-one conference
  • Parallel activities :
    • Organize your notes/ note books
    • Reading assignment : Newspaper/ News : Choose two articles in today's news .Summarize the information and explain why you were interested by this article ( make a personal connection)
    • Complete homework/ Study for test
Assessment : Student will create a plan to improve grades in a week



Tuesday November 15
( Period 1/2 will switch the Tuesday and Wednesday activities)
Objective : Describe a engineer/ Science/ technology carreer.
Research Activities :

  • career name
  • Description
  • Cool things /project they work on
  • Length of study/ degrees
  • average salary as of 2011
  • outlook
  • Class discussion
Assessment : Check for progress in the research process.



Monday November 14
Objective : Students will be able to organize their Service Learning event by brainstorming each organizational step.
Activities:
  • Present the project ; a Basket Ball Shoot-out ?
  • Brainstorming questions
    • When ? school calendar, choose the best day. choose the best time.
    • How long ? how long will it last ? How long will it be advertised?
    • Who ? Who will be invited ? What will you be doing the event ?who will participate in the event ?
    • How much ? What is your fundraising goal ? How will you make money?how much will be people get charged?
    • where? Where will the event happen?
    • How ? How will students and teachers invited? accounted for that day?
    • What? What will people get for the price of a ticket? for winning ?
  • Class discussion
  • Assessment : Students will turn in their drafted project



Friday November 11, 2011
Objective : Student will be able to create a grade improvement plan.



Thursday November 10, 2011
Objective : student will be able to understand the importance of clean water
  • Actitivites :
    • W- u : What do you know about the CheaspeakeBay ?
    • class discussion : What is it so important ?
    • Reading :
    • Film : you and water
    • listening exercices
  • assessment : post quiz







Tuesday November 8, 2011
  • Objectives : Student will be able to draw an engineering prototype
  • Activities :
    • w-u :
      • What is a Rube Goldberg Machine?
      • what is the characteristics of one?
    • Presentation project
      • directions
      • attention to details, precision, use of tools
    • time to complete
  • Assessment : prototype will be collected and graded





Monday November 7, 2011
Objectives : Students will be able to find an idea for an Rube Goldberg invention
Activities :
  • Warm-up : Lets remember the movie : What were the item tested? What doyou think the outcomes will be ?
  • Documentary :
    • Finish viewing film
    • collaborative work/ discuss answers
    • Class discussion :
        • what is a Rube Goldberg machine ?
        • Discuss the cartoons
  • who is Rube Golberg ? reading >
    • understanding the format of the text
    • decoding : identifying difficult words
    • purpose for reading : What was his career? why is he so important in the engineering field?
  • Assessment : extension to reading : if you were going to design one , what would be the purpose of the machine ?




Wednesday November 2, 2011
  • Objective : Students will explore the concept of testing in the engineering process
  • Warm-up :
    • What changes did you make to make your plane fly longer?
    • What changes did you make to make you plane make a trick?
  • Competition
    • Build your competition plane : materials
    • Test flights
    • Class discussion : How will you know which plane is the winner?
( measurement, unit , scale, flight time etc...)
Competition / prize
  • Video : engineering "head rush"/viewing purpose : worksheet ( if time permits)
  • Assessment : exit ticket





Tuesday November 1st
Objective : Students will explore the concept of building and engineering
Activities :
  • Warm-up : what is an engineer? What do they do ?
  • Class discussion :
    • what are the types of engineers ? What are their field? What do they have in common?
  • Building : what does it take ? How do you know it works?
  • Exploration : paper airplane
    • materials : paper, paper clip, tape
    • Team will construct a plane design for distance and a plane design for tricks
    • Team will apply necessary changes for optimal results
    • Team will describe changes they have made to planes
  • Assessment : paragraph describing changes graded





Monday October 31st :
introduction to careers
Objective : Students will be able to discover basic elements of a career search
Activities :
  • W-u : What do you want to be when you grow up?
  • Research :
    • career name
    • Description
    • Field of study / length of study
    • average salary as of 2011
    • outlook
    • Class discussion
  • A current job ad for that career
http://go.grolier.com/
http://www.collegegrad.com/careers/
http://careers.stateuniversity.com
http://www.bls.gov/oco/


Unit 4 Science, Technology and Engineering ( 15 days )






2010-2011
Monday October 18th :

Objective : Students will recognize the Engineering fields
Activity:
1- Students will visit the website www.monsterjobs.com and type in thekey word "engineer"
In the list of position available , List 20 engineering fields that you can recognize
2- Class discussion : The following questions will pormpt the class discussion
What are some of the fields you were able to recognize? How did these engineers do? which one sounds the most interesting.

Assessment :Teacher willl collect the result of your search and will grade for completion



Tuesday October 19th
Objective : Students will understand the concept of the catapult
Activity :
1- websearch

Assessment : Teacher will collect the resultof your search



Wednesday October 20th
Objective : Students will be able to discuss Civil engineering
Activities :
1- Documentary
2- Listening sheet
3- Class discussion

Assesment : Exit ticket ;How can you describe the work of a civil engineer?



Thursday October 21st
Objectives :
1.students will be to discuss how cities benefit from civil engineering
2. Students will be able to experience "being "an engineer" ?

Activiities :

1. Review the vocab and question from documentary
2. research the concept behind building paper airplane.
- Build paper airplane
- make 5 changes to your plane ---> What does it changes







Friday October 22nd

PEP RALLY -- NO CLASS




Monday October 25

Objectives :
Student will be able to understand design their own engineer project

Activity :

1. Analyze drawings side views / top views
2. Practice drawing :- Proportions/ views
3 .Assessment : Teacher will collect drawings for a grade



Tuesday 26 October
Students will be able to judge best engineering project

Activity :
Paper airplane competition


May the best win !



Wednesday October 27th :
Objectives:
Students will be able to undertsand the scope of engineering field
Activities :

1. webquest -- What's engineering
2. Class discussion :
3.. Assessment : turn in for a grade and class discussion grade will be combined
4. Time will be allowed to catch up with homework and daily reading .





Thursday October 28th
Outcomes :
Students will be able to research and organize information about an engineering carreer of their choice.

Activity :
1. Choose 1 carreer from this list : http://www.careertoolkits.com/engineering/engineering-specialties.html
2. complete organizer by researching the following websites : for most of these websites you will need to type in the career you have chosen in the search box.

http://www.bls.gov/oco/

http://go.grolier.com/

http://www.collegegrad.com/careers/

http://careers.stateuniversity.com/collection/134/Engineering-Science-Technology-Social-Sciences.html

3. assessment : turn in the the completed organizer

Friday October 29th
Outcomes :
students wil be able to use Power point to create a presentation of a engineering career
Activity
Refresher on power point
requirements

Assessment : teacher check