Materials Science

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Materials Science

Students will mix it, cure it, glue it, break it, bake it, burn it, twist it, pull it, and crush it as they determine the qualities of materials they use every day. They will also examine the impact composites and nanotechnology have on modern materials.

Project-based activities include:

Activity: Concrete Cylinder Samples
Activity: Ceramic and Concrete Beam Samples
Activity: Video - Ceramics: Into The Future
Activity: Materials Properties Observation
Activity: Thermal Conductivity & Electrical Conductivity
Activity: Metal & Wood Adhesive Sample Preparation
Activity: Adhesive Testing
Activity: Concrete & Ceramics Testing
Activity: Narrative Writing & Checkpoint Test
Activity: Material Characteristics
Activity: Directed Problem
Activity: Internet Research - History of Manufactured Fibers
Activity: Tensile Test: Plastics
Activity: Flammable Materials
Activity: Plastic Applications
Activity: Strength in a Cure
Activity: Argumentative Writing, Career Research & Planning, and Checkpoint Test
Activity: Design Brief Research, Organization, Planning & Presentation

LAB

HS STEM

GRADES

9 to 12

CURRICULUM HOURS

20

CAREER CLUSTERS

STEM, Manufacturing

FEATURES

• NAF Approved
• University of California A-G Approved Course
• Project-Based Learning
• Career Ready Practices
• Reading and Writing in Context
• Customizable Content
• Directed Problem

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