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Title: Simple Machines PDF
Url: http://www.wmich.edu/engineer/ceee/edcsl/pdf/Simple%20Machine%20STEM%...
Creator: Wakild, Terri
Publisher: Western Michigan University
Description: The goals for this introduction activity to Simple Machines are.:

- Generate scientific questions about the world based on observation
- Design and conduct scientific investigations
- Use tools and equipment appropriate to scientific investigations
- Use sources of information in support of scientific investigation
- Write and follow procedures in the form of step-by-step instructions, formulas, flow diagram, and sketches
- Show how common themes of science, mathematics, and technology apply in real-world contexts
- Recognize the contributions made in science by cultures and individuals of diverse backgrounds
- Design strategies for moving objects by application of forces, including the use of simple machines

MERC Online Reviewer Comments: Good computer activities for under-represented students who want to pursue manufacturing education. Distance Learning is a plus.
LC Classification: Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Teaching (Principles and practice) -- Instructional systems -- Instructional systems design
Technology -- Manufactures -- Production management. Operations management -- Manufacturing engineering. Process engineering
Technology -- Mechanical engineering and machinery -- Machine design and drawing
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Vocational Education -- Trade and industrial
Key Concept: Mechanical engineering -- Machine design
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-11-30 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-12-29 13:01:51 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: National Center for Manufacturing Education
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Resource URL Clicks: 45
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