Science and Technology/Engineering
Technology/Engineering, Grades 6-8
Please note: For grades 6-high school, there are suggested learning activities after each set of learning standards. The numbers in parentheses after each activity refer to the related technology/engineering learning standard(s).
Broad Concept: Ideas can be communicated though engineering drawings, written reports, and pictures.
|3.1 ||Identify and explain the components of a communication system, i.e., source, encoder, transmitter, receiver, decoder, storage, retrieval, and destination.|
|3.2 ||Identify and explain the appropriate tools, machines, and electronic devices (e.g., drawing tools, computer-aided design, and cameras) used to produce and/or reproduce design solutions (e.g., engineering drawings, prototypes, and reports).|
|3.3 ||Identify and compare communication technologies and systems, i.e., audio, visual, printed, and mass communication.|
|3.4 ||Identify and explain how symbols and icons (e.g., international symbols and graphics) are used to communicate a message.|