synergistic lab

Design Challenge statement
Questions correspond to the steps in the Engineering Design Process.

  • Ask (What? Ask questions, understand the need, identify the problem, define)
  • Imagine (So what? Imagine, brainstorm, explore, discover)
  • Plan (Now what? Plan, design)
  • Create (Do it. Create, try it out)
  • Improve (If this then what? Improve, make it better)

Engineering vocabulary, concepts

  • Bio Related Technology, Communication, Construction, Enrichment, Feedback, Input, Manufacturing, Module, No, Process, Responsibility, Rotation, Session, Synergy, System, Teamwork, Technology, Transportation

Show and Tell
Now it is your turn. Here are some challenges for you to work on…

  • Choose a career that interests you. Today is your opportunity to explore and investigate requirements for your possible future career. Your instructor will assign you to a module where you will log in and click on (red button) “Enrichment” session. Click on “Career” in the drop-down menu and follow along as you are instructed on how to complete the Career Investigation Enrichment Worksheet. You will need to use the Occupational Outlook Handbook located in your module library. In the Index, locate the career you have chosen to investigate. Complete the worksheet using the information found in the book. Prepare discuss with the training, qualifications, and advancement possibilities and how that relates to you as you plan your future.
  • [[|Career Connection Web site]] http://www.career-connection.org/; Synergistic Systems Web site http://www.synergistic-systems.com/; Occupational Outlook Handbook Web site http://www.bls.gov/oco/

Learn more…

http://zebu.volusia.k12.fl.us/zebu/Rubric.htmhttp://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php Build your own rubric sites.

http://www.synergistic-systems.com/ Synergistic Page a division of Pitsco

  • Biotechnology: The application of the principles of engineering and technology to the life sciences
  • Communication: The technology employed in transmitting messages
  • Construction: Something fashioned or devised systematically.
  • Enrichment: The act of making fuller or more meaningful or rewarding. The session you log on to if you are finished with your session and you need more work
  • Feedback: The return of information about the result of a process or activity; an evaluative response
  • Input: Contribution of information or a comment or viewpoint
  • Manufacturing: To make or process (a raw material) into a finished product, especially by means of a large-scale industrial operation
  • Module: A unit of education or instruction
  • No: Used to express refusal, denial, disbelief, emphasis, or disagreement
  • Process: A series of actions, changes, or functions bringing about a result
  • Responsibility: A form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to someone for something or being responsible for one’s conduct
  • Rotation: A span of seven sessions on a subject area in a technology synergistic lab. Refers to the length of time students spend in a single module
  • Session: One day of lessons in a module. There are seven session in each module
  • Synergy: Cooperative interaction among groups that create an enhanced combined effect. The name of the Technology
  • System: A group of interacting, interrelated, or interdependent elements forming a complex whole
  • Teamwork: Cooperative effort by the members of a group or team to achieve a common goal
  • Technology: Technology is people using knowledge, tools, and systems to make their lives easier and better. It is also a method where one applies a systematic technique, method, or approach; to solve a problem
  • Transportation: The act of transporting something from one location to another

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