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Science and Technology/Engineering
Curriculum Framework - Spring 2001


Technology/Engineering, Grades PreK-8

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Additional Ideas for Developing Investigations and Learning Experiences and Suggested Extensions to Learning in Technology/Engineering are in Appendix III.

Grades PrePreK-2

Engineering Design

Broad Concept: Engineering design requires creative thinking and consideration of a variety of ideas to solve practical problems.

2.1 Identify tools and simple machines used for a specific purpose, e.g., ramp, wheel, pulley, lever.
2.2 Describe how human beings use parts of the body as tools (e.g., teeth for cutting, hands for grasping and catching), and compare their use with the ways in which animals use those parts of their bodies.


Last Updated: May 1, 2001
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