Principles of Technology 2


  • Prerequisite Course(s): Principles of Technology 1
  • High School Credit = 1/2 credit per semester (Postsecondary credit = 0)
  • This course will be offered: every year
  • Pathway (Optional): Technology Education
  • Career Cluster Area: Applied Academics
  • Source of Occupational Skills Standards: NCAA Academic Requirement Committee
  • Eligibility for Nationally Recognized Skill Certificate(s)/State License? No
  • Tech Prep: No
  • Is this course brokered through another institution or agency? No
  • Course Description: This course is designed to present students with unifying concepts within modern mechanical, thermal, electrical, and fluid systems technologies.
  • Content Headings/Topics
    1. Force Transfers
    2. Resistance
    3. Energy
    4. Power
Performance Standards (Learner Outcomes)Specific Occupational Skills StandardsAlaska Reading, Writing, Math, Science Performance StandardsAlaska Content StandardsAlaska Employability StandardsAlaska Cultural StandardsAll Aspects of IndustryAssessments
1. Describe linear and angular momentum (in general terms).NCCA
B1, 2
TechnicalLab Assignments
2. State the law of conservation of momentum as it affects linear or angular motion.NCCA
C1, 2
ME1.41MDTechnical Pre / Post Test
3. List examples of how momentum affects mechanical and fluid systems.NCCA
4. Describe wave motion in general.NCCA
B1,2, 5
Technical Pre / Post Test
5. Describe how waves transmit (move) energy.NCCA
Technical Pre / Post Test
6. Identify workplace applications where waves and vibrations are found.NCCA
D1,2, 5, 6
Technical Pre / Post Test
7. Describe the purpose of an energy converter.NCCA
A2-6 D1
W3.4LATechnical Pre / Post Test
8. Identify converters that change mechanical energy to fluid or electrical energy.NCCA
Technical Pre / Post Test Lab Assignments
9. Identify converters that change fluid, electrical, and thermal energy to mechanical energy.NCCA
Technical Pre / Post Test Lab Assignments
10. Describe what is meant by the efficiency of an energy converter.NCCA
Technical Presentation
11. Distinguish between an energy converter and a transducer.NCCA
12. Research educational requirements for related jobs.NCCA
D1, 2, 5-7
A1-7 B1-5 Technical Presentation
13. Discuss work skills required for related jobs.NCCA
D1, 2, 5-7
A1-7 B1-5 Technical Class Participation
14. List jobs/careers available in the field.NCCA
D1, 2, 5-7
A1-7 B1-5Technical Class Participation

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