FARMINGTON RIVER REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT – MODULAR TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING MAP GRADE 6 Month Content Skills Standard February Construction Technolody Ability to identify the parts of a building 5.1 Describe and explain parts of a structure, and their function. e.g., foundation, flooring, decking, wall, roofing systems. Understand how various homes from different geographic regions combat the elements March-April Engineering Design – Ability to produce an orthographic 2.2 Demonstrate methods of representing Orthographic Projection projection of a three dimensional object. solutions to a design problem, e.g., sketches, orthographic projections, multiview drawings. Understand the difference between manual drawing tools and computer aided design. 3.2 Identify and explain the appropriate tools, machines, and electronic devices (e.g., drawing Understand the appropriate use and tools, computer-aided design, and cameras) application of orthographic projections. used to produce and/or reproduce design solutions (e.g., engineering drawings, prototypes, and reports). May-June Transportation Ability to recognize and identify the 6.1 Identify and compare examples of need for different transportation transportation systems and devices that operate methods depending upon environment. on or in each of the following: land, air, water, and space. Understand and use the design process 2.1 Identify and explain the steps of the to solve a technological problem and engineering design process, i.e., identify the design a prototype. need or problem, research the problem, develop possible solutions, select the best possible Ability to represent a design solution in solution(s), construct a prototype, test and the form of a sketch. evaluate, communicate the solution(s), and redesign. 2.2 Demonstrate methods of representing solutions to a design problem, e.g., sketches, orthographic projections, multiview drawings. FARMINGTON RIVER REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT – MODULAR TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING MAP GRADE 6 September to June Digital Sound Module Ability to demonstrate the correct use of Instructional Technology 1.13 Save a file to a software package that allows digital the desktop, the hard drive, and external storage recording, playback and graphical spaces (e.g.,floppy disk, CD-ROM, virtual display of sound wave forms. electronic space). Ability to create edit and save a digital recording of their own voice. Determine the difference between analog and digital audio formats. September to June Electronic Communication Identify the components of 3.1 Identify and explain the components of a Module communication systems and the communication system, i.e., source, encoder, component functions. transmitter, receiver, decoder, storage, retrieval, and destination. Understand and compare the advantages 3.3 Identify and compare communication of different types of communication technologies and systems, i.e., audio, visual, systems. printed, and mass communication. Demonstrate the use of multiple 3.4 Identify and explain how symbols and icons communication systems. (e.g., cup and (e.g., international symbols and graphics) are string, walkie talkie, microwave, sonar, used to communicate a message. laser, email) September to June Graphics & Animation Understand the use of various features Instructional Technology 1.13 Save a file to Module of graphics and animation software. the desktop, the hard drive, and external storage spaces (e.g.,floppy disk, CD-ROM, virtual Ability to produce and save animation electronic space). presentations. Instructional Technology 1.33 Identify and use drawing and painting applications as appropriate for class projects. FARMINGTON RIVER REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT – MODULAR TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING MAP GRADE 6 September to June Digital Photography Module Demonstrate the use of a digital camera 3.2 Identify and explain the appropriate and accessories. tools, machines, and electronic devices (e.g., drawing tools, computer-aided design, and Compose and edit digital photographs. cameras) used to produce and/or reproduce design solutions (e.g., engineering drawings, Understand the use of photographic prototypes, and e-ports). editing software.
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