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Technology

 

DOVER UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT

 

New York State

Learning Standards

 

 

Technology

 

 

Standard 1:  Analysis, Inquiry, and Design

Students will use mathematical analysis, scientific inquiry, and engineering designs, as appropriate, to pose questions, seek answers, and develop solutions.

 

Standard 2:  Information Systems

Students will access, generate, process, and transfer information using appropriate technologies.

 

Standard 3:  Mathematics

Students will understand mathematics and become mathematically confident by communicating and reasoning mathematically, by applying mathematics in real-world settings, and by solving problems through the integrated study of number systems, geometry, algebra, data analysis, probability, and trigonometry.

 

Standard 4:  Science

Students will understand and apply scientific concepts, principals, and theories pertaining to the physical setting and living environment and recognize the historical development of ideas in science.

 

Standard 5:  Technology

Students will apply technological knowledge and skills to design, construct, use, and evaluate products and systems to satisfy human and environmental needs.

 

Standard 6:  Interconnectedness: Common Themes

Students will understand the relationships and common themes that connect mathematics, science, and technology and apply the themes to these and other areas of learning.

 

Standard 7:  Interdisciplinary Problem Solving

Students will apply the knowledge and thinking skills of mathematics, science, and technology to address real-life problems and make informed decisions.


 

TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION COURSE DESCRIPTION

 

       

I. Construction/Production Systems (Construction Tech)

 

Local Exam 20% Weighting

45 minutes per day for one year One Credit

 

II. Course Description

Students experience how products are made in the Construction Industry. They become involved with the Fabrication of individual items and  participate in the mass production of a useful product simulating production industry of objects we use every day. The Course also includes experiences in a field of construction involving residential and commercial structures. Through the activities in manufacturing and construction, experience is gained in the proper use of hand and power tools, and power equipment with the emphasis on Safety with minimal environmental disruption.

 

As a part of this course, students will design a home and make a model of that house. They will make a small toy and small piece of furniture, take part in a manufacturing of a product (Ex. Adirondacks Chairs) and if time permits build a small shed or barn for a client.

 Areas of Focus Include:

                        -Proper Tool Usage and Safety

                        -Site and Layout

                        -Blueprint Reading

                        -Estimating Costs

                        -Framing Procedures

                        -Green Technology

                        -Manufacturing Project and so much more

 

III. Grade Requirement

 

         9-12

 

IV. Mandatory Prerequisite

 

None

 

V. Suggested Prerequisite

 

None

 

VI. Comments

 

Students considering a career in business, engineering, manufacturing, drafting, carpentry, plumbing, electricity should have a working knowledge of construction and production systems. 

 

TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION COURSE DESCRIPTION

 

 

         I. Manufacturing and Engineering Design

 

Local Exam 20% Weighting

45 minutes per day for one year One Credit

 

II. Course Description

           Students will create hands on projects using the design process. Utilize problem solving skills to create products to aid them in daily life. Develop a Rube Goldberg device using his method of creating                  a complex device to solve a simple task. Using fixtures and jigs, students will develop methods to produce high quality products quickly with a concentration on safe practice.

 

          Areas of Focus Include:

                        -Proper Tool Usage and Safety

                        -Design Process

                        -Manufacturing

                        -Patents

                        -Problem Solving

                        -Careers

                        -Rube Goldberg

                        -Mass Production

                        -Invention

 

III. Grade Requirement

 

         9-12

 

IV. Mandatory Prerequisite

 

None

 

V. Suggested Prerequisite

 

None

 

VI. Comments

 

For students considering a career in business, engineering, manufacturing, drafting, carpentry, plumbing, electricity.


 



       


Dover High School   2368 Route 22   Dover Plains, NY 12522   Phone: (845) 877-5750   Fax: (845) 877-5759

The Dover Union Free School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.  
The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Donna Basting, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Staff Development, and Technology
2368 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY  12522
845-877-5700 x1233 

Genie Angelis, High School Principal
2368 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY  12522
845-877-5700 x1143

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

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