Introduction to Technology Education, Part 2,
is a 20 week course designed to enable Eighth grade students to enhance
their understanding of the concepts that underlie technological systems.
Students will learn about the influence of technological systems on their
lifestyle, including home, school, and the world of work.
During each activity, students will gain more
experience in problem solving, decision making, and creative thinking. Eighth grade students learn by application, developing skills with tools,
machines, and processes for solving technical problems. Students will
analyze problem situations, communicate ideas through verbal expression,
visual depiction, and learn cooperation and competitiveness through
Each student will be required to use the
computer as a tool for storing, manipulating, and retrieving data. This
course of study has been developed with the expectation that instruction
will be provided through hands-on, laboratory based activities.
will study five basic
modules as an Introduction to
Education Part 2:
Module 6 -
Resources for Technology"
Module 7 -
"How Resources are
Processed By Technological Systems"
Module 8 -
Module 9 -
Society; Now and In The Future"
Module 10 -
"Using Systems to Solve Problems"