January 9-13, 2017

Monday - January 9

*The student will be able to identify and describe the parts of the engineering design process.

*The student will be able to describe how to sue the engineering design process to develop solutions to problems.

*The student will be able to explain the reasons for their selected designs and material choices.

Lab: Develop a Solution   DUE: Thursday, January 12

Tuesday - January 10

*The student will be able to identify and describe the parts of the engineering design process.

*The student will be able to describe how to sue the engineering design process to develop solutions to problems.

*The student will be able to explain the reasons for their selected designs and material choices.

Lab: Develop a Solution   DUE: Thursday, January 12

Wednesday - January 11

*The student will be able to identify and describe the parts of the engineering design process.

*The student will be able to describe how to sue the engineering design process to develop solutions to problems.

*The student will be able to explain the reasons for their selected designs and material choices.

Lab: Develop a Solution   DUE: Thursday, January 12

Thursday - January 12

*The student will be able to identify and describe the parts of the engineering design process.

*The student will be able to describe how to sue the engineering design process to develop solutions to problems.

*The student will be able to explain the reasons for their selected designs and material choices.

Lab: Develop a Solution   DUE: Thursday, January 12

Friday - January 13

*The student will be able to explain the key points of the class.

Lab: Post-Test   DUE: Today

January 2-6, 2017

Monday - January 2

*The student will be able to state Archimedes’ principle of buoyancy.

*The student will be able to define a buoyant object as one whose density is less than that of water.

*The student will be able to describe how water pressure acts in opposition to gravity in order to make buoyant objects float.

Assign:  Boat Superstructure that floats  DUE: Thursday,  January 5

Tuesday - January 3

*The student will be able to state Archimedes’ principle of buoyancy.

*The student will be able to define a buoyant object as one whose density is less than that of water.

*The student will be able to describe how water pressure acts in opposition to gravity in order to make buoyant objects float.

Assign:  Boat Superstructure that floats  DUE: Thursday,  January 5

Wednesday - January 4

*The student will be able to state Archimedes’ principle of buoyancy.

*The student will be able to define a buoyant object as one whose density is less than that of water.

*The student will be able to describe how water pressure acts in opposition to gravity in order to make buoyant objects float.

Assign:  Boat Superstructure that floats  DUE: Thursday,  January 5

Thursday - January 5

*The student will be able to state Archimedes’ principle of buoyancy.

*The student will be able to define a buoyant object as one whose density is less than that of water.

*The student will be able to describe how water pressure acts in opposition to gravity in order to make buoyant objects float.

Assign:  Boat Superstructure that floats  DUE: Thursday,  January 5

Friday - January 6

*The student will be able to identify and describe the parts of the engineering design process.

*The student will be able to describe how to sue the engineering design process to develop solutions to problems.

*The student will be able to explain the reasons for their selected designs and material choices.

Lab: Identify Problem   DUE: Today

December 19-23, 2016

Monday - December 19

*The student will be able to identify components of mechanical energy, work and power, momentum and friction and how they interrelate.

*The student will be able to construct a model to demonstrate potential and kinetic energy, work, power, momentum and friction.

*The student will be able to explain that energy, work and power, momentum and friction can be described by equations.

*The student will be able to use multiple equations to solve for unknown variables.

Assign:  Ramp and Review Lab                         Due: Monday, Dec. 21

Tuesday - December 20

*The student will be able to create a prototype of an automated assembly line production.

Assign:  Assembly Line Project                         Due: Thursday, Dec. 22

Wednesday - December 21

*The student will be able to create a prototype of an automated assembly line production.

Assign:  Assembly Line Project                         Due: Thursday, Dec. 22

Thursday - December 22

*The student will be able to create a prototype of an automated assembly line production.

Assign:  Assembly Line Project                         Due: Thursday, Dec. 22

Friday - December 23

*No School - Merry Christmas

December 12-16, 2016

Monday - December 12

*The student will be able to understand how static and kinetic friction are important concepts in engineering design.

*The student will be able to collect data to solve equations.

*The student will be able to experimentally measure the coefficient of static friction and kinetic friction.

*The student will be able to recognize that different surfaces have different frictional coefficients.

Assign:  What a Drag lab - Due: Monday

Tuesday - December 13

*The student will be able to identify components of mechanical energy, work and power, momentum and friction and how they interrelate.

*The student will be able to construct a model to demonstrate potential and kinetic energy, work, power, momentum and friction.

*The student will be able to explain that energy, work and power, momentum and friction can be described by equations.

*The student will be able to use multiple equations to solve for unknown variables.

Assign:  Ramp and Review Lab                         Due: Wednesday, Dec. 21

Wednesday - December 14

*The student will be able to identify components of mechanical energy, work and power, momentum and friction and how they interrelate.

*The student will be able to construct a model to demonstrate potential and kinetic energy, work, power, momentum and friction.

*The student will be able to explain that energy, work and power, momentum and friction can be described by equations.

*The student will be able to use multiple equations to solve for unknown variables.

Assign:  Ramp and Review Lab                         Due: Wednesday, Dec. 21

Thursday - December 15

*The student will be able to identify components of mechanical energy, work and power, momentum and friction and how they interrelate.

*The student will be able to construct a model to demonstrate potential and kinetic energy, work, power, momentum and friction.

*The student will be able to explain that energy, work and power, momentum and friction can be described by equations.

*The student will be able to use multiple equations to solve for unknown variables.

Assign:  Ramp and Review Lab                         Due: Wednesday, Dec. 21

Friday - December 16

*The student will be able to identify components of mechanical energy, work and power, momentum and friction and how they interrelate.

*The student will be able to construct a model to demonstrate potential and kinetic energy, work, power, momentum and friction.

*The student will be able to explain that energy, work and power, momentum and friction can be described by equations.

*The student will be able to use multiple equations to solve for unknown variables.

Assign:  Ramp and Review Lab                         Due: Monday, Dec. 21

December 5-9, 2016

Monday - December 5

*The student will be able to understand how static and kinetic friction are important concepts in engineering design.

*The student will be able to collect data to solve equations.

*The student will be able to experimentally measure the coefficient of static friction and kinetic friction.

*The student will be able to recognize that different surfaces have different frictional coefficients.

Assign:  What a Drag lab - Due: Monday

Tuesday - December 6

*The student will be able to understand how static and kinetic friction are important concepts in engineering design.

*The student will be able to collect data to solve equations.

*The student will be able to experimentally measure the coefficient of static friction and kinetic friction.

*The student will be able to recognize that different surfaces have different frictional coefficients.

Assign:  What a Drag lab - Due: Monday

Wednesday - December 7

*The student will be able to understand how static and kinetic friction are important concepts in engineering design.

*The student will be able to collect data to solve equations.

*The student will be able to experimentally measure the coefficient of static friction and kinetic friction.

*The student will be able to recognize that different surfaces have different frictional coefficients.

Assign:  What a Drag lab - Due: Monday

Thursday - December 8

*The student will be able to understand how static and kinetic friction are important concepts in engineering design.

*The student will be able to collect data to solve equations.

*The student will be able to experimentally measure the coefficient of static friction and kinetic friction.

*The student will be able to recognize that different surfaces have different frictional coefficients.

Assign:  What a Drag lab - Due: Monday

Friday - December 9

*The student will be able to understand how static and kinetic friction are important concepts in engineering design.

*The student will be able to collect data to solve equations.

*The student will be able to experimentally measure the coefficient of static friction and kinetic friction.

*The student will be able to recognize that different surfaces have different frictional coefficients.

Assign:  What a Drag lab - Due: Monday

November 28-December 2, 2016

Monday - November 28

*The student will be able to recognize the different types of friction:  Static, Kinetic and Drag.

*The student will be able to understand how friction and drag work.

*The student will be able to learn how to calculate friction and drag.

*The student will be able to give examples of friction and drag.

Tuesday - November 29

*The student will be able to understand how static and kinetic friction are important concepts in engineering design.

*The student will be able to collect data to solve equations.

*The student will be able to experimentally measure the coefficient of static friction and kinetic friction.

*The student will be able to recognize that different surfaces have different frictional coefficients.

Assign:  What a Drag lab - Due: Monday

Wednesday - November 30

*The student will be able to understand how static and kinetic friction are important concepts in engineering design.

*The student will be able to collect data to solve equations.

*The student will be able to experimentally measure the coefficient of static friction and kinetic friction.

*The student will be able to recognize that different surfaces have different frictional coefficients.

Assign:  What a Drag lab - Due: Monday

Thursday - December 1

*The student will be able to explain opportunities in FFA.

Assign:  State FFA Officer Visit

Friday - December 2

*The student will be able to understand how static and kinetic friction are important concepts in engineering design.

*The student will be able to collect data to solve equations.

*The student will be able to experimentally measure the coefficient of static friction and kinetic friction.

*The student will be able to recognize that different surfaces have different frictional coefficients.

Assign:  What a Drag lab - Due: Monday

November 14-18, 2016

Monday - November 14

*The student will be able to make a connection between the concepts of potential and kinetic energy.

*The student will be able to work in a design group.

*The student will be able to explore nonlinear functions (such as, power is inversely proportional to time).

*The student will be able to collect data to solve equations and form conclusions.

Assign:  H2O water worksheets - DUE: Tuesday, November 15 

Tuesday - November 15

*The student will be able to make a connection between the concepts of potential and kinetic energy.

*The student will be able to work in a design group.

*The student will be able to explore nonlinear functions (such as, power is inversely proportional to time).

*The student will be able to collect data to solve equations and form conclusions.

Assign:  H2O water worksheets - DUE: Tuesday, November 15 

Wednesday - November 16

*The student will be able to calculate the momentum of moving object.

*The student will be able to recognize that momentum is proportional to mass and velocity.

*The student will be able to explain that in a closed system, momentum is conserved in both elastic and inelastic collisions.

*The student will be able to describe how collisions and momentum play an important role in the design of safe automobiles.

Thursday - November 17

*The student will be able to understand that momentum depends on mass and velocity.

*The student will be able to recognize that different surfaces and materials promote different types of collisions.

*The student will be able to collect data to solve equations.

*The student will be able to learn that understanding material properties is an important aspect of engineering design.

Assign:  Bouncing Balls Lab - Due: Friday

Friday - November 18

*The student will be able to understand that momentum depends on mass and velocity.

*The student will be able to recognize that different surfaces and materials promote different types of collisions.

*The student will be able to collect data to solve equations.

*The student will be able to learn that understanding material properties is an important aspect of engineering design.

Assign:  Bouncing Balls Lab - Due: Friday

November 7-11, 2016

Monday - November 7

*The student will be able to make a connection between the concepts of power and work and engineering design.

*The student will be able to describe how a waterwheel can produce mechanical and electrical power.

*The student will be able to explain how the concept of the conservation of energy applies to real-world scenarios.

Tuesday - November 8

*The student will be able to make a connection between the concepts of potential and kinetic energy.

*The student will be able to work in a design group.

*The student will be able to explore nonlinear functions (such as, power is inversely proportional to time).

*The student will be able to collect data to solve equations and form conclusions.

Assign:  H2O water worksheets - DUE: Tuesday, November 15 

Wednesday - November 9

*The student will be able to make a connection between the concepts of potential and kinetic energy.

*The student will be able to work in a design group.

*The student will be able to explore nonlinear functions (such as, power is inversely proportional to time).

*The student will be able to collect data to solve equations and form conclusions.

Assign:  H2O water worksheets - DUE: Tuesday, November 15 

Thursday - November 10

*The student will be able to make a connection between the concepts of potential and kinetic energy.

*The student will be able to work in a design group.

*The student will be able to explore nonlinear functions (such as, power is inversely proportional to time).

*The student will be able to collect data to solve equations and form conclusions.

Assign:  H2O water worksheets - DUE: Tuesday, November 15 

Friday - November 11

*The student will be able to make a connection between the concepts of potential and kinetic energy.

*The student will be able to work in a design group.

*The student will be able to explore nonlinear functions (such as, power is inversely proportional to time).

*The student will be able to collect data to solve equations and form conclusions.

Assign:  H2O water worksheets - DUE: Tuesday, November 15 

October 31- November 4, 2016

Monday - October 31

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine        Runs & Clean up        DUE:

Tuesday - November 1

*The student will be able to recognize that engineers need to understand the many different forms of energy in order to design useful products.

*The student will be able to explain the concepts of kinetic and potential energy.

*The student will be able to understand that energy can change from one form into another.

Assign:  

Wednesday - November 2

*The student will be able to demonstrate that energy can be described by equations.

*The student will be able to relate concepts of kinetic and potential energy to real life examples, as well as to engineering examples.

*The student will be able to use the concepts of kinetic energy, potential energy, and conservation of energy to perform an experiment to determine an object’s velocity.

Assign:  Swinging Pendulum Lab                DUE: Friday, November 4

Thursday - November 3

*The student will be able to demonstrate that energy can be described by equations.

*The student will be able to relate concepts of kinetic and potential energy to real life examples, as well as to engineering examples.

*The student will be able to use the concepts of kinetic energy, potential energy, and conservation of energy to perform an experiment to determine an object’s velocity.

Assign:  Swinging Pendulum Lab                DUE: Friday, November 4

Friday - November 4

*The student will be able to demonstrate that energy can be described by equations.

*The student will be able to relate concepts of kinetic and potential energy to real life examples, as well as to engineering examples.

*The student will be able to use the concepts of kinetic energy, potential energy, and conservation of energy to perform an experiment to determine an object’s velocity.

Assign:  Swinging Pendulum Lab                DUE: Friday, November 4

October 24-28, 2016

Monday - October 24

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine                DUE: Friday, October 28

Tuesday - October 25

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine                DUE: Friday, October 28

Wednesday - October 26

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine                DUE: Friday, October 28

Thursday - October 27

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine                DUE: Friday, October 28

Friday - October 28

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine                DUE: Friday, October 28

October 17-21, 2016

Monday - October 17

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine                DUE: Friday, October 28

Tuesday - October 18

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine                DUE: Friday, October 28

Wednesday - October 19

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine                DUE: Friday, October 28

Thursday - October 20

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine                DUE: Friday, October 28

Friday - October 21

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine                DUE: Friday, October 28

October 10-14, 2016

Monday - October 10

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine                DUE: Friday, October 28

Tuesday - October 11

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine                DUE: Friday, October 28

Wednesday - October 12

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine                DUE: Friday, October 28

Thursday - October 13

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine                DUE: Friday, October 28

Friday - October 14

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine                DUE: Friday, October 28

October 3-7, 2016

Monday - October 3

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine                DUE: Friday, October 28

Tuesday - October 4

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine                DUE: Friday, October 28

Wednesday - October 5

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine                DUE: Friday, October 28

Thursday - October 6

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine                DUE: Friday, October 28

Friday - October 7

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine                DUE: Friday, October 28

September 26-30, 2016

Monday - September 26

*The student will be able to create a compound machine and calculate the mechanical advantage.

Assign:  Magician’s Catapult Lab    DUE:  Tuesday, September 27

Tuesday - September 27

*The student will be able to create a compound machine and calculate the mechanical advantage.

Assign:  Magician’s Catapult Lab    DUE:  Tuesday, September 27

Wednesday - September 28 - sub

*The student will be able to explain who Rube Goldberg was and his competition.

Thursday - September 29

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine                DUE: Friday, October 28

Friday - September 30

*The student will be able to create a Rube Goldberg machine to complete a simple task.

Assign:  Rube Goldberg Machine                DUE: Friday, October 28

September 19-23, 2016

Monday - September 19

*The student will be able to calculate the mechanical advantage of an inclined plane in 2 different ways.

Assign:  Tools and Equipment Lab     DUE:  Tuesday, September 20

Tuesday - September 20

*The student will be able to calculate the mechanical advantage of an inclined plane in 2 different ways.

Assign:  Tools and Equipment Lab     DUE:  Tuesday, September 20

Wednesday - September 21

*The student will be able to explain the difference between compound and simple machines.

*The student will be able to explain how to calculate the mechanical advantage of compound machines.

Thursday - September 22

*The student will be able to create a compound machine and calculate the mechanical advantage.

Assign:  Magician’s Catapult Lab    DUE:  Tuesday, September 27

Friday - September 23

*The student will be able to create a compound machine and calculate the mechanical advantage.

Assign:  Magician’s Catapult Lab    DUE:  Tuesday, September 27

September 12-16, 2016

Monday - September 12

*The student will be able to contrast the difference between an architect and an engineer.

*The student will be able to construct a parking lot meeting the client requirements and within budget.

Assign:  Parking Lot Project     DUE:  Tuesday, September 13

Tuesday - September 13

*The student will be able to contrast the difference between an architect and an engineer.

*The student will be able to construct a parking lot meeting the client requirements and within budget.

Assign:  Parking Lot Project     DUE:  Tuesday, September 13

Wednesday - September 14

*The student will be able to explain how the inclined plane, screw and wedge make work easier.

Thursday - September 15

*The student will be able to explain how the inclined plane, screw and wedge make work easier.

Friday - September 16

*The student will be able to explain how the inclined plane, screw and wedge make work easier.

September 5-9, 2016

Monday - September 5

*No School

Tuesday - September 6

*The student will be able to complete a simple engineering challenge.

Wednesday - September 7

*The student will be able to complete a simple engineering challenge.

Thursday - September 8

*The student will be able to contrast the difference between an architect and an engineer.

*The student will be able to construct a parking lot meeting the client requirements and within budget.

Assign:  Parking Lot Project     DUE:  Tuesday, September 13

Friday - September 9

*The student will be able to contrast the difference between an architect and an engineer.

*The student will be able to construct a parking lot meeting the client requirements and within budget.

Assign:  Parking Lot Project     DUE:  Tuesday, September 13

September 1-2, 2016

Monday - August 29

*No School

Tuesday - August 30

*No School

Wednesday - August 31

*No School

Thursday - September 1

*Introduction - Syllabus, Expectations, Grades, etc.

*Students will complete a pre-test of expectations.

Friday - September 2

*The student will be able to identify and describe one type of engineer that interests them.

Assign:  Engineering Career - DUE:  Wednesday, September 7