Author:
Devon Rupp, Matthew Bova
Subject:
Engineering
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Level:
Middle School
Tags:
  • Bandsaw
  • Drill Press
  • Measurement
  • NE STS
  • Scroll Saw
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
    Language:
    English

    Education Standards

    Triangle Golf Tee Game

    Triangle Golf Tee Game

    Overview

    This unit will introduce students to measurement and using a drill press, bandsaw and scroll saw. Students will be designing and creating a triangle golf tee game as an intro to tool usage.

    Triangle Golf Tee Game

    Interest Approach:

    Show an example of a completed game to see if anyone has played it before.

    Included Materials:

    Triangle Golf Tee Game Measurements PDF

    Triangle Golf Tee Game Design Video

    Triangle Golf Tee Game Design Sheet PDF

    Triangle Golf Tee Game Rules Word Doc

    1/8" and 1/16" Rulers Word Doc

    Triangle Golf Tee Game Lesson Word Doc

    Overview:

    This unit will introduce students to measurement and using a drill press, bandsaw and scroll saw. Students will be designing and creating a triangle golf tee game as an intro to tool usage.

    Procedure:

    1. Demonstrate how to layout the design on the design sheet.
    2. Allow students to complete the design.
    3. Demonstrate how to use the drill press.
    4. Allow students to use the drill press.
    5. Demonstrate how to use the bandsaw and scroll saw.
    6. Allow students to use the bandsaw and scroll saw.
    7. Demonstrate how to use a file.
    8. Allow students to use the file.
    9. Demonstrate how to use sandpaper.
    10. Allow students to use the sandpaper.
    11. Demonstrate how to play the game.
    12. Allow students to play the game.

    Essesntial Questions:

    1. What is an 1/8" and 1/16"?

    2. How do you use a drill press?

    3. How do you use a bandsaw and a scroll saw?

    4. How do you use a file?

    5. How do you use sandpaper?

    Objectives:

    1. Learn to measure in 1/8" and 1/16".

    2. Learn to use the drill press.

    3. Learn to use a bandsaw and scroll saw.

    4. Learn to use a file.

    5. Learn to use sandpaper.

    Image Credit:

    Triangle Golf Tee Game Board by Devon Rupp

    Standards:

    STS.HS.19.1.b Employ appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) while in the lab setting.

    STS.HS.19.1.c Employ eye protection in compliance with Neb. Rev. Statute 79-715.

    STS.HS.19.1.d Employ the safe application of tools and machines.

    STS.HS.19.1.f Demonstrate the proper handling and storing of materials.

    STS.HS.19.3.d Conduct the accurate use of measurement tools.

    STS.HS.19.4.e Identify the correct tools, machines, and equipment appropriate for a specific operation or process.

    STS.HS.19.5.a Interpret working drawings of a product to be produced.

    STS.HS.19.5.c Demonstrate the proper tool, machine, or equipment selection and usage for each corresponding operation needed to produce a product.

    STS.HS.19.5.d Execute a plan of procedure.