Setting New Standards in Technology Literacy by Design
Features new standards for Technological Literacy
Promotes “Informed Design” approach
Offers 3-D interactive web-based animation
Integrates Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) exercises throughout the program
Introduces students to the core principles of technologies ranging from materials, construction, and transportation to biochemical technology.
Features the “Informed Design” approach that has teaches students work within a formal problem-solving system to apply their knowledge, and math and science skills to the development of thoughtful design solutions.
Provides coverage of today’s latest technology developments including hardware and software, maintenance and troubleshooting, stereolithography, touch screen technology, and future cell phone technology.
Presents reading strategies and engaging activities that provide students with an understanding of how a variety of technologies are developed and used.
Includes end-of-chapter review and assessment activities such as vocabulary building, content review, knowledge application, and critical thinking questions.
Student Activity Guide
Includes practical, engaging activities that reinforce STEM concepts and skills.
Offers Math exercises to reinforce core curriculum.
Annotated Teacher’s Edition
Provides strategies for enhancing instruction, assessment questions, and answers for each chapter.
Teacher’s Resource CD-ROM
Includes instructions for using the full program, multiple choice questions, puzzles, and transparency blackline masters.
Learn by Design – Students connect to the real world through relevant technical concepts that come to life on the web in an exciting 3-D, hands-on multimedia format.