• Merrillville High School
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    Survey of Power Mechanics
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    Course Description

    TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS (Survey of Power Mechanics)

    Transportation Systems is a course that specializes in the study of the transportation systems used to support commerce and the logistics for the efficient movement of goods and people. In this course, students will explore the systems, techniques and vehicles used to move people and cargo on land, water, air, and space. Activities allow students to understand a variety of transportation systems and investigate the energy, power and mechanical systems used to move people and products from one location to another. This course will provide basic information about engines and car systems.  Students do not need access to a car for this course.

    ·         Grade Levels: 9 – 12

    ·         Credits: 1 trimester course for 1 credit

    ·         Counts as a Directed Elective or Elective for the General, Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors and Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas

    • A Career Academic Sequence, Career-Technical program, or Flex Credit course.
     
     
    Week
    Standards
    Instructional Content
    Activities, Readings, Labs, Interactive Notes, Assignments, etc.
    Assessments
    Other
    1
    1.1
    organization-discussion of the syllabus  class rules and expectations tornado/fire procedures
    handouts and lab assignments discussion of the world of automotive
    3-ring notebook 20% of final grade wk 1-12
     
    2
    1.3
    1.4
    reading ruler  voc.#1 words introduction to basic hand tools next 3 weeks
    worksheets ch. readings  tool demo
    quizes   notebook check #1
     
    3
    .10  1.13   1.7
    voc. #2 words  ruler review  tool worksheets
    wrench sizes  tool identification  
    quizes
     
    4
    1.0  1.13   1.7
    voc.#3  words    tools
    tool identification practicals  ch. readings
    quizes
     
    5
    3.2
    voc.#4 words
    tool identification   ch. readings
    tool test
     
    6
    3.2
    voc# 5  words
    notebook check  ch. readings
    6-week grade
     
    7
    1.10  1.9
    voc.#6 words  4-stroke engine principles
    ch. readings   worksheets drawings
    quizes
     
    8
    3.1
    voc. #7 words  small engine parts
    ch. readings  worksheets  engine part identification practicals
        quizes  drawings   notebook check
     
    9
    1.12  1.9
    voc.#8 words  rpm math equations
    ch. readings  rpm math problems
    quizes
     
    10
    1.12  1.10
    voc.  #9 words engine review    rpm problems
    ch. readings  rpm equations engine part post
    engine test
     
    11
    1.4  2.7
    voc. 10 word review 
    poster project engine&tool pictures
    poster grade
     
    12
     
    final review
    study guides
    final exam           notebook grade