8th Grade Engineering Unit

8th Grade Systems Unit


8th Grade Impacts Unit


8th Grade Robotics Systems Unit

Systems of Technology Unit:

Week 1:
Day 1 Introduction to Technology Education
Day 2 System Powerpoint on Smart Board
Day 3 Smart Board Powerpoint Continued
Day 4 Robolab Intro
Day 5 Students Begin Robolab Project

Week 2:
Day 6 Robolab Continued
Day 7 System Challenges
Day 8 Figure 8
Day 9 Inventor 1
Day 10 Inventer 2

Week 3:
Day 11 Figure 8 in Inventor 2 completed
Day 12 Inventor 3 Intro
Day 13 Snow Day
Day 14 Inventor 3 Continued
Day 15 Robot Roach Final Challenge

Week 4:
Day 16 Final Challenge, Study Guide
Day 17 Finish up with Robot Roach
Day 18 Review for Test
Day 19 Test, Modifying Robot Roach
Day 20 Robolab Finished

Impacts of Technology Unit:

Week 5:
Day 21 Intro to Impacts of Tech. PPT
Day 22 Impacts PPT Finished
Day 23 The Story of Stuff
Day 24 Global Footprint
Day 25 Crude Video

Week 6:
Day 26 Video Finished
Day 27 Video Discussion, Video Challenge
Day 28 Research
Day 29 Research
Day 30 Last day for research