The goal is for students to...
ISTE Standards for Students:
1: Creativity and Innovation
Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.
c. Use models and simulations to explore complex systems and issues.
2: Communication and Collaboration
Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.
a) Interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media
b) Communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats
d) Contribute to project teams to produce original works or solve problems
3: Research and Information fluency
Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
b) Locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media
c) Evaluate and select information sources and digital tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks
4: Critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making
Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.
b) Plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project
c) Collect and analyze data to identify solutions and/or make informed decisions
d) Use multiple processes and diverse perspectives to explore alternative solutions
5: Digital Citizenship
Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.
b) Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity
6: Technology operations and concepts
Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.
a) Understand and use technology systems
b) Troubleshoot systems and applications
d) Transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies
International School of Phnom Penh Curriculum
Central Idea: The application of scientific principles through the use of simple machines makes work easier.
- The ways machines and forces work (function)
- The applications of machines to make work easier (causation)
Science Strands: Forces and Energy
The student will be able to:
The ways machines and forces work (function)
- Experiment with different simple machines
- Explain how the 6 simple machines are used
The application of machines to make work easier (causation)
- Explain how simple machines help make work easier
- Experiment with forces to gain an understanding of how they work and how they make work easier
- Gain an understanding of how the combination of simple machines leads to complex machines