The circular saw is an important tool/piece of equipment used in Building Construction. In this set of lessons, students will identify the parts of a circular saw, describe the safety hazards associated with the circular saw, and demonstrate the steps to operating the circular saw. This lesson will consist of a PowerPoint lecture, notes, video, teacher demonstration, student demonstration, safety quiz, and student performance assessment.
Students are introduced to safety protocols by evaluating unsafe situations, sharing their ideas with their peers, developing a list of recommended safety protocols as a class, and finally, by comparing the class list to a standard list of safety rules. This activity seeks to demonstrate the importance of safety engineering and illustrate how it helps to prevent injuries and save lives. A PowerPoint® presentation, pre/post quiz and student handout are provided.
In this activity, students will practice talking about the prices of various objects that can be found at various stores. Students will also talk about the location of these items.
In this presentation, we will focus on the SHOP system and ow is has affected the participant’s health. In continuation of this, we will provide an introduction, to the computer system, developed to monitor and control the participant’s nutritional composition of the food they collected in the shop.
In this set of lessons, students will learn key terminology associated with rafters and roofing systems. A PowerPoint will guide students through key terminology. Following this, there are 2 videos that will display the step off system and the speed square method of rafter layout. Students will follow along with the videos to complete these tasks. Finally, there is a rafter activity that can be used at the end of this set of lessons.
Syllabus of open/free readings.
This course addresses the general lab skills and knowledge required to function safely and effectively in an electronics laboratory or shop environment. The student will be introduced to concepts in electronic circuit assembly, wire termination, and soldering. Included is an overview of various electrical schematics and diagrams used in the design, assembly, and repair of electrical and electronic systems. The proper use of common lab equipment and hand tools will be covered. This is a hands-on course intended to give the student experience performing tasks that are best taught by practice.
This lesson is designed to familiarize new students with an angle grinder. Students will learn the key PPE, parts, and then demonstrate how to use it.
This lesson is designed to familiarize new students with a piece of equipment they will use weekly if not daily in the welding lab. Students will learn the key parts and features of a band saw and finally demonstrate how to use it.
In this set of lessons, students will learn key terminology associated with wall layout. Students will complete a series of activities including a worksheet, group work, a scaled wall layout, and an assessment.