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                                                                 GRADE LEVEL/COURSE TITLE

           STANDARD / PROGRAM                                                                     GRADE LEVEL / COURSE
               OUTCOMES                                                                              BENCHMARKS

By the end of Grade 12, AES students will:               In Robotics students will:

1.   Basic operations and concepts                          Demonstrate knowledge of basic computer function to include input, output, process and memory.
      Students demonstrate a sound understanding
       of the nature and operation of the technology        Develop an understanding of logical problem solving methods, artificial intelligence, the complex robot system
       systems.                                              and its overall function.
      Students are proficient in the use of
       technology.                                          Develop an understanding of design and construction processes, electronic components and circuits

                                                            Build modular computer programs for programmable robots in LOGO and Basic Stamp.

                                                            Test, execute and debug and modify programs

                                                            Write programs that sense environment and do feed back control
2.   Social, ethical, and human issues
      Students understand the ethical, cultural and        Know the impact on society, how the machines have revolutionized the work places.
       societal issues related o technology.
      Students practice responsible use of                 Appreciate the consequences arising from the rapid development of robotics and automation.
       technology systems, information, and
       software.                                            Develop an understanding of the social significance and implications of computing and robotics
      Students develop positive attitudes toward
       technology uses that support lifelong learning,      Appreciate the responsibilities of the computer programmer, robot designer.
       collaboration, personal pursuits, and
       productivity.                                        Develop an understanding of the practical uses of robots in different areas like manufacturing, security,
                                                             surveillance, exploration, human helper, and entertainment.
3. Technology productivity tools
    Students use technology tools to enhance               Analyze problems and plan implementation of solutions by designing practical, aesthetic and ergonomic robots.
     learning, increase productivity, and promote
    Students use productivity tools to collaborate
     in constructing technology-enhanced models,

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     prepare publications, and produce other
     creative works.
4. Technology communications tools
    Students use telecommunications to                  Develop an understanding of the range and organization of computer systems (software, data, and hardware for
     collaborate, publish, and interact with peers,       communication.
     experts, and other audiences.
    Students use a variety of media and formats to
     communicate information and ideas effectively
     to multiple audiences.
5. Technology research tools
    Students use technology to locate, evaluate,        Use Internet Search technologies to identify resources relevant to robotics.
     and collect information from a variety of
     sources.                                            Make project reports that show evidence of students’ ability to collect data, analyze, design, plan, evaluate and
    Students use technology tools to process data        communicate.
     and report results.
    Students evaluate and select new information        Choose appropriate resources relevant to robotic concepts and advancement in this field.
     resources and technological innovations
     based on the appropriateness for specific
6. Technology problem-solving and decision-making
   tools                                                 Analyze problems and plan implementation of solutions by either building robots or designing robots.
    Students use technology resources for solving
     problems and making informed decisions.             Demonstrate an understanding of terminology, concepts, processes, structures, techniques, principles, systems,
    Students employ technology in the development        and consequences (social significance and implications) of robotic advancement by identifying a social
     of strategies for solving problems in the real       problem/issue and addressing it with a well-documented robot design.

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