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STEM list

Cargo Ship STEM list


Newton’s First Law of Motion Newton’s Second Law of Motion Newton’s Third Law of Motion Thrust force Drag forces Turbulence Archimedes’ Principle Mass, volume, density Displacement Buoyant force Kinetic and potential energy Conservation of energy Controlling energy Hull design weight and displacement specifications Completed power boat weight and displacement specifications Average and instantaneous speed Observation/analysis/conclusions Physical properties of materials Types of stress The nature of stress and strain Chemical properties of materials Conversion and closed-loop recycling Identifying plastics for recycling Analysis Validity Reliability Representativeness Generalization Reaching conclusions Permanent magnets Magnetic fields and forces Electromagnets Weight, Mass, Density Center of Gravity and Balance Measuring and adjusting pH Plant structures and their functions Microscopic observation Nutrient requirements Nutrient formulas Scientific observations Recording data Variables and controls in scientific experiments Conservation of momentum Center of mass Relative wind


Marine transportation systems Basic marine terminology Hull types Keel, ballast, rudder Potential power sources 3-view drawing Materials for boat hulls Fabrication techniques Vacuum forming Forces acting on structures Design considerations Properties of materials Concrete materials Stress and strain measurement Material testing Communicating ideas with drawings Mold Design Concrete form work Mixing concrete Casting concrete Structure testing Transportation Magnetic levitation Vehicle design and fabrication Electrical circuits Motors Precision Balance Hydroponic components Aeration Types of nutrient delivery systems Design considerations Computer-aided design Materials for fabrication Tools, equipment, and safety Setting up the growing environment Transportation systems Rocket design and construction Propulsion systems Tracking systems Data collection Core Technologies: Fluid, Thermal, Bio, Optics and Lasers, Mechanical, Structural, Materials, Electricity, Electronics, Enterprises: Manufacturing, Construction, Transportation, Power and Energy, Health and Medicine, Agriculture, Recreation and Entertainment, Finance, Commerce, Law Enforcement, Public Safety, Military, Education, Hospitality, Personal Services, Family and household


Working in design teams
  1. Defining the problem
  2. Generating ideas
  3. Developing a solution
  4. Construct and test a prototype
  5. Evaluating the solution
  6. Communicating results
Statics Dynamics Structures Thermodynamics Strength of materials Electicity&electronics


Plane of symmetry Volume Surface area Graphing Volume computations Displacement computations Mathematical relationships Data representation Data in advertising Estimation Stress and strain Graphing Specifications and tolerances Areas of cross-sections Perimeter Relationships Ratios Efficiency Comparisons Analyzing composition Proportions Percentages Curing time and strength Curvilinear relationships Predictions Cost analysis Elastic flexure formula Second moment of area Centroid Graphic and mathematical relationships Distance/rate/time Extrapolation Acceleration Volumes of prisms, pyramids, cylinders, and cones Developing mathematical models Interpreting ratios Generalizing from ratios Plant growth measurement Mean and range Data representation Probability Predicting from data Conic sections Angles Arcs Area Ratios and proportions Properties of triangles Data analysis


LaPorte, J. (1996). Technology science mathematics: Connection activities binder: A teacher's resource binder connecting technology, science, and mathematics. New York, N.Y.: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill.