|Technology: Engineering Our World emphasizes science and math concepts to show introductory students how these concepts have been used to develop technologies. This text explains how technology impacts our everyday lives and explores the responsibilities—both social and environmental—that come with the development and use of technology. Technology: Engineering Our World covers all the middle school benchmarks of ITEEA's Standards for Technological Literacy.
- Problem-solving and STEM skills are developed through application activities.
- A new robotics chapter introduces students to basic concepts associated with robotics.
- A career chapter discusses the basic skills needed in the working world, plus provides the structure for students to create and experience a school-based business.
|The Online Learning Suite offers a complete learning package that is accessible through any Internet-enabled device, including computers, smartphones, and tablets. Students can study in the classroom or on the go: whenever or wherever it is most convenient.
Instructional materials included are:
All content from the print textbook is included with exact page reproductions to ensure that students do not miss any important information or illustrations. Navigation is easy with a linked table of contents, and the search function helps students to easily find information.
Activities that correspond to textbook content are readily available on this companion website that provides a means of attracting student attention while increasing comprehension and retention of key concepts. Vocabulary games, e-flash cards, and interactive quizzes are examples of the included content.
These Lab Activities include 25 Design and Make Activities and 86 Support Tasks. The materials and supplies needed for each activity are listed, along with a description of what students are expected to learn from the activity. The goal of the lab activities is to provide the knowledge, skills, and understanding students require to become technologically literate.
|Bundle includes a copy of the Student Textbook and Online Learning Suite 6yr. Classroom Subscription. Minimum quantity of 15 must be purchased.
|The Online Instructor Resources 6yr. Subscription provides 6 years of individual access to the classroom materials used most—all in one convenient location. This provides instructor access to the online textbook, lab activities, answer keys, chapter activities, lesson plans, presentations for PowerPoint®, and ExamView® Assessment Suite software and question pools in additional formats.
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