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Career Curriculum for Technology Project

High School Textbook Table of Contents

Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Part Four | Part Five

Part Two: The Designed World - Engineering and Technology in the Physical World

Chapter 4: Materials Processing (Hacker)

Introduction

Key Ideas

Chapter Sections

  • Types of Materials
  • Properties of Materials
  • Processing Materials
  • Factors in Selecting Materials

Technology and People

Technology in the Real World

Engineering Quick Tale

Summary

Key Terms

Feedback Questions

Career Opportunities in Materials Processing

Design Activities


Chapter 5: Manufacturing (Qaissaunee)

Introduction

Key Ideas

Chapter Sections

  • Resources for Manufacturing Systems
  • Durable and Non-durable Goods
  • Processing Materials: Forming, Separating, Combining, and Conditioning
  • Interchangeability of Parts
  • Changes in Manufacturing Methods and Processes
  • Automated Manufacturing
  • Resources Needed for Manufacturing
  • Assessing the Feasibility of Manufacturing a Product

Technology and People

Technology in the Real World

Engineering Quick Take

Summary

Key Terms

Feedback Questions

Career Opportunities in Manufacturing

Design Activities


Chapter 6: Construction (Hacker)

Introduction

Key Ideas

Chapter Sections

  • Resources Needed for Construction
  • Types of Structures
  • Assessing the Feasibility of a Construction Project
  • Site Design
  • Architectural Design
  • Green Design

Technology and People

Technology in the Real World Engineering Quick Take

Summary

Key Terms

Feedback Questions

Career Opportunities in Construction

Design Activities


Chapter 7: Energy and Power (Burghardt)

Introduction

Key Ideas

Chapter Sections

  • Energy Forms
  • Work, Heat, and Intrinsic Energy Forms
  • Conservation of Energy
  • Energy Sources
  • Engines and Power Systems

Technology and People

Technology in the Real World

Engineering Quick Take

Summary

Key Terms

Feedback Questions

Career Opportunities in Energy and Power

Design Activities


Chapter 8: Transportation (Gordon)

Introduction

Key Ideas

Chapter Sections

  • The World as a Global Village
  • Transportation Resources
  • Types of Transportation Systems
  • Relationships between Transportation and Other Technologies
  • Transportation Processes
  • Efficiency

Technology and People

Technology in the Real World

Engineering Quick Take

Summary

Key Terms

Feedback Questions

Career Opportunities in Transportation