Concepts of Engineering Course Outline

Instructor: Billy Brown
Phone: 841-2001
E-mail: billy.brown@austinisd.org
Room: 308

*Tutoring times during football season will be at lunch and after school

The complete course can be found here:
http://cte.unt.edu/stem/concepts-engineering-technology/

Unit 1 Development of Engineering Lessons:
1.1 Introduction to Engineering Fundamentals and Civilization: Part 1 Definitions
1.2 Introduction to Engineering Fundamentals and Civilization: Part 2 History
1.3 Introduction to Engineering Fundamentals and Civilization: Part 3 Technology and Society
Unit 2 Society and Ethics Lessons:
2.1 Progress in Technology and its Effects on Society
2.2 Ethics in the Engineering Workplace
Unit 3 Technical Communication Lessons:
3.1 Engineering Notebook
3.2 Emerging STEM Careers
3.3 What Will the Future Look Like: Emerging and Innovative Technologies
3.4 Passport to Your Future – The Résumé
3.5 Reading Rulers
3.6 Demonstrating the Use of Dimension Precision Measuring Equipment
3.70 ACAD Basic – Problems 1 & 2 (DAY 1)
3.80 ACAD Basic – Problem 3 (DAY 2)
3.90 ACAD Basic – Problem 4 (DAY 3)
Unit 4 Safety in the Workplace Lessons:
4.1 Introduction to Safety
4.2 Safety 101
4.3 Safety in the Classroom and How it Compares to Safety in the Workplace
Unit 5 Teamwork Lessons:
5.1 Functional Teams
5.2 Conflict Resolution
5.3 Leadership – What Type of Leader am I? (Part 1)
5.4 Leadership – Class Officer Elections (Part 2)
Unit 6 Problem Solving, Design, and Modeling Lessons:
6.1 Introduction to Problem Solving
6.2 Problem Solving “DR. GABIC”
6.3 Ideation: The Power of Ideas
6.4 Principles of Ideation
Unit 7 Engineering Systems Lessons:
7.1 The Great Energy Hunt
7.2  Green Energy Careers
7.3 Working with Automated Systems and Control Systems
7.4 Gripper Challenge
Unit 8 Electronics Lessons:
8.1 Basic Electricity and Electronics: Module 1 – Basic Electricity
8.2 Basic Electricity and Electronics: Module Two – Basic Electronics
8.3 Basic Electricity and Electronics: Module 3 – Microprocessor Basics
8.4 DC Circuits
Unit 9 Biotechnology Lessons:
9.1 Biotechnology: Science, Technology, and Ethics
9.2 How Biotechnology Has Affected My Life
Unit 10 Team Project Lessons:
10.1 Wind Powered Car
10.2 Rocket Challenge
10.3 Rubber Band Airplane

 

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