TITLE

Tech Ed Close to Home

AUTHOR(S)
Roman, Harry T.
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Technology Teacher;Mar2007, Vol. 66 Issue 6, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a technology education activity called the Detective Game. A list is given of various common household items. Students should select one and research the answers to several questions. How has it been used over the years? What unique applications have employed it? How is it made? What is its main constituent? What product(s) did it replace? How is it different from older materials used for the purpose? A list of items of over a dozen sample items is presented, including the microwave, latex paint, the vacuum cleaner, electric can opener, cell phone, and hair dryer.
ACCESSION #
24497250

 

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