WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT TECHNOLOGY?
1. Define Technology?
2. Who is credited with the idea of Interchangeable Parts?
3. Who is credited with the assembly line system for manufacturing?
4. What is the strongest shape?
5. Name the 5 ar
STRAW TOWER WITH BUDGET COMPETITION
To build a free-standing tower that will support a book two feet
above the base of the tower, with the lowest cost per inch.
3 feet of masking tape
Straw Tower Challenge
Group Name: _
Working with your group, build the tallest straw tower possible capable of supporting the
weight of a book for no more than $10,000 in materials.
You may only use the straws (50) and tape (3ft) provi
MAKING YOUR OWN COMPANY
The students will work in class on a three part project.
They will from their own company, creating a company LOGO. The
students will design a company Logo by first drawing 4 Thumbnails (quick
drawings with little detail Bra
Recommended Levels of Insulation
Insulation levels are specified by R-Value. R-Value is a measure of insulations ability to resist heat traveling through it. The higher the
R-Value the better the thermal performance of the insulation. The table below show
WHERE TO INSULATE IN A HOME
Examples of where to insulate. 1. In unfinished attic spaces, insulate between and over the floor joists to
seal off living spaces below. (1A) attic access door 2. In finished attic rooms with or without dormer,
insulate (2A) b
The History of Solar Technology Solar Power
Solar technology has come a long way since the first solar cell was created in the late 19th Century. The
efficiency, cost and viability of solar power in Australia have improved significantly so much s
*What is Technology?
*History of Technology
- Bronze age
-5 areas Manufacturing, Communications, Construction,
*Transportation, and Bio Technology
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