Design for Engineering Classroom Materials

Unit 1 - Unit 2 - Unit 3 - Unit 4 - Unit 5 - Unit 6 - Unit 7 - Unit 8 - Lab Activity Sheets

Classroom Ready Products
Author
UNIT 1
Unit 1 Outlines Annette Beattie
Justin Foss
Greg Heitkamp
This unit adresses STL standards 1, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 17. For a complete listing of the standards, click here.
Brief History of Engineering (student reading) Mel Klingenberg
Overview of Engineering (PowerPoint) [PDF version] Mel Klingenberg
The Benefits of Engineering Careers (PowerPoint) [PDF version] Mel Klingenberg
Investigating College Engineering Programs (student worksheet) Mel Klingenberg
Investigating Engineering Careers (student worksheet) Mel Klingenberg
Investigating Engineering Careers Scavenger Hunt Mel Klingenberg
Course Introductory Exercise on technology education v.s. engineering (Venn Diagram activity)

Mel Klingenberg

Venn Diagram Activity Brian Vance
Overview of Engineering PowerPoint Brian Vance
Investigating College Engineering Programs (student scavenger hunt) Brian Vance
Engineering Careers Presentation/Information Brian Vance
Investigating Engineering Careers (student worksheet) Brian Vance
Unit 1 Test Brian Vance
Introduction to the Engineering Profession PowerPoint Annette Beattie
Popular Branches of Engineering Annette Beattie
Investigating Engineering Opportunities Justin Foss
Investigation College Engineering Programs Justin Foss
Student Reading Assignment Justin Foss
Student Activity - Venn Diagram Justin Foss
Worksheet - 10 Branches of Engineering Justin Foss
Ten Major Branches of Engineering PowerPoint Greg Heitkamp
History of Engineering Greg Heitkamp
Engineering Jobs Web Quest Greg Heitkamp
Engineer Interview Questions Greg Heitkamp
Technology/Society Interaction and Ethics Greg Heitkamp
Venn Diagram Activity Greg Heitkamp
Scavenger Hunt Activity Greg Heitkamp
UNIT 2
Unit 2 Outlines Brian Vance
Justin Foss
Annette Beattie
Greg Heitkamp
This unit adresses STL standards 2, 3, 18, 20. For a complete listing of the standards, click here.
The Engineering Process (Student Reading Assignment) Brian Vance
The Engineering Programs Requirements Presentation Brian Vance
Design Brief (student activity worksheet) Brian Vance
Rube Goldberg (student activity) Brian Vance
The Design Process Presentation Brian Vance
Design and Problem-Solving Presentation (PowerPoint) [PDF version] Mel Klingenberg
Design Brief (student activity worksheet) Mel Klingenberg
Rube Goldberg (student activity) Mel Klingenberg
Rube Goldberg Resources Mel Klingenberg
Design Factors Study Guide Annette Beattie
Engineering Design PowerPoint Annette Beattie
Design and Problem Solving PowerPoint Justin Foss
Rube Goldberg Design Brief Justin Foss
Rube Goldberg Student Activity Justin Foss
Student Reading Assignment Justin Foss
Similarities and Differences between Engineering and Technological Literacy Handout Justin Foss
The Engineering Design Process Greg Heitkamp
Rube Goldberg Machines Greg Heitkamp
Unit 2 Quiz Greg Heitkamp
UNIT 3
Unit 3 Outlines

Brian Vance
Annette Beattie
Justin Foss

This unit adresses STL standards 8, 9, 10, 12. For a complete listing of the standards, click here.
Design Terms Webquest (student activity) Brian Vance
Mockups vs Prototypes Reading Brian Vance
Advantages and Disadvantages of Computer Models vs Physical Models (student game) Brian Vance
Resource List for 3D Software Brian Vance
Unit 3 Activity Annette Beattie
Engineering Communication PowerPoint Annette Beattie
Sound File for Engineering Communication PowerPoint Annette Beattie
3D Software Webquest Greg Heitkamp
Group Discussion Activity Greg Heitkamp
Drawing Terminology Greg Heitkamp
Engineering Communication Greg Heitkamp
Reading Assignment Justin Foss
Task 1 - Student Activity Worksheet Justin Foss
Task 2 - Student Activity - Webquest Justin Foss
Task 2 - Webquest Rubric Justin Foss
UNIT 4
Unit 4 Outline Brian Vance
Justin Foss
Annette Beattie
Greg Heitkamp
Brian Nettleton
This unit adresses STL standard 11. For a complete listing of the standards, click here.
Intrumentation and Control Terms Presentation Brian Vance
Intrumentation and Control Terms Quiz Brian Vance
Instructional Ideas for Control Software and Hardware Brian Vance
Modern Control & Intrumentation Systems (student webquest) Brian Vance
Instrumentation and Control Systems Presentation Brian Nettleton
Instrumentation and Control in the Engineering Design Process Brian Nettleton
Instrumentation and Control Webquest Brian Nettleton
Terminology Quiz Brian Nettleton
Terminology Quiz Key Brian Nettleton
Essential Questions, Task 1 Justin Foss
Student Handout, Task 1 Justin Foss
Instrumentation and Controls Systems Presentation, Task 1 Justin Foss
Term Quiz Justin Foss
Student Activity Webquest, Task 2 Justin Foss
Student Activity Webquest Assessment Rubric, Task 2 Justin Foss
Instrumentation and Control Systems PowerPoint Annette Beattie
Matching Definitions Quiz Annette Beattie
Terminology Quiz Greg Heitkamp
Terminology Quiz Key Greg Heitkamp
Instrumentation and Control Systems PowerPoint Greg Heitkamp
Instrumentation and Control in the Design Process Greg Heitkamp
Instrumentation and Control Webquest Greg Heitkamp
UNIT 5
Unit 5 Outline Justin Foss
Annette Beattie
Greg Heitkamp
This unit adresses STL standard 11. For a complete listing of the standards, click here.
What is a Flow Chart? Presentation Brian Vance
NASA Spinoffs Brian Vance
Systems Engineering Task Presentation Brian Vance
Examples of Universal Systems Models Presentation Brian Vance
Universal Systems Model Brian Vance
Creating a Flow Chart Brian Vance
Flowchart Activity Greg Heitkamp
Universal Systems Model PowerPoint Greg Heitkamp
Universal Systems Model Activity Greg Heitkamp
The Catch Activity Greg Heitkamp
NASA Spinoff Activity Greg Heitkamp
Systems Engineering Greg Heitkamp
Technological Systems PowerPoint Justin Foss
Systems Engineering Career Handout Justin Foss
Student Activity: Sub-Systems Flowchart Justin Foss
Student Reading Justin Foss
Student Web Quest Justin Foss
Technological Systems PowerPoint Annette Beattie
Reading Assignment #1 Annette Beattie
UNIT 6
Unit 6 Outline Justin Foss
Annette Beattie
Greg Heitkamp
Brian Nettleton
This unit adresses STL standards 4, 5, 13, 14, 15. For a complete listing of the standards, click here.
Product Life Cycle (Task 1) Brian Vance
Product Life Cycle (Task 2) Brian Vance
Rapid Prototyping Brian Vance
The Good or the Bad Brian Vance
Product Life Cycle PowerPoint Greg Heitkamp
Product Life Cycle Activity Greg Heitkamp
Research and Development PowerPoint Greg Heitkamp
Computer Integrated Manufacturing Greg Heitkamp
The Good and the Bad Activity Greg Heitkamp
Rapid Prototyping Systems PowerPoint Justin Foss
Transportation Design Brief Justin Foss
Student Reading Assignment Justin Foss
Product Life Cycle PowerPoint Justin Foss
Student Web Quest Justin Foss
Research and Development PowerPoint Annette Beattie
Reading Assignment - Computer Integrated Manufacturing Annette Beattie
Instructional Materials Development Rubric Annette Beattie
UNIT 7
Unit 7 Outline Brian Vance
Justin Foss
Greg Heitkamp
Brian Nettleton
Annette Beattie
This unit adresses STL standards 1, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 17. For a complete listing of the standards, click here.
Engineering Successes (Task 1) Brian Vance
Golden Gate Bridge (Task 2a) Brian Vance
Engineering Successes (Task 2b) Brian Vance
Science vs. Engineering Greg Heitkamp
Engineering and Society Greg Heitkamp
Engineering Ethics Greg Heitkamp
Engineering Successes Activity Greg Heitkamp
10 Engineering Success Stories Greg Heitkamp
The Brooklyn Bridge PowerPoint Greg Heitkamp
Student Reading Justin Foss
Student Web Quest Assignment Justin Foss
Gilbane Gold Activity Justin Foss
Reading Assignment Annette Beattie
Hoover Dam PowerPoint Annette Beattie
UNIT 8
Unit 8 Outlines Brian Vance
Greg Heitkamp
Annette Beattie
For a complete listing of the standards, click here.
Material Sciences (Task 1) Brian Vance
Material Science Activity Greg Heitkamp
Material Sciences PowerPoint Greg Heitkamp
Unit 8 Test Greg Heitkamp
Materials Science PowerPoint Annette Beattie
Reading Assignment Annette Beattie

 

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Design for Engineering Lab Activity Sheets (produced by Gateway to Science)

Unit 1 Student Activity Engineer Contacts Sheet
Unit 2 Student Activity Units 1-8 Materials Cost List

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0402616.

Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Updated: July 11, 2007 3:25 PM