Automation Teacher Resources

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Automation and the American Worker

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A thought-provoking resource examines the future of automation and the effects on employment. Academics read informational text, complete written prompts, and participate in activities to understand automation and the possibilities for...
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Robotics and Future Technology

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here is an activity that allows class members to explore and research robotics and the idea of automation. Working with a gaming model, pupils write an algorithm to "automate" the solution. Individuals also conduct and present research...
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AEDs Could Save Students' Lives

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students investigate whether or not there is an automated electronic defibrillator at school and if the administration or athletic department has heard about the bill that allows them to apply for funds. Students conduct interviews,...
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Automated Environmental Monitoring Network Scavenger Hunt

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Whether using scientific instruments or published data, collecting information about the weather is important because it affects everyone. Learners use the template to record weather data such as temperature, wind speed, humidity, wind...
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All Aboard the Innovation Train

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read "Next Stop for the Subway, a Fully Automated Future" from The New York Times and consider the effect of technology on their town or city. After discussing arguments for and against the new computer-based subway system in...
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Speeding Up Grading with Online Resources

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Use websites and apps to increase peer editing, digitize your papers, and automate the objective editing.
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Advanced Word

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed Standards
How do you manage the formatting of a lengthy document, like a research paper or dissertation, in Microsoft Word? Discover how to use built-in tools to organize research and citations in a Word processing document, automate tedious...
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Automated Intelligence

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students redesign everyday robotic devices to increase their autonomy and their usefulness. Propose ideas that would make directly controlled robotic devices more antonymous and create posters illustrating their ideas.
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Exploring Biomes Lesson 5: You Need a Vacation

For Teachers 6th - 10th
In cooperative groups, emerging ecologists research assigned biomes found in Arizona. Combining photos and facts, they use PowerPoint to produce a fully automated commercial that lasts 45 seconds. In addition to the instructional...
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Automating Community Service

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students develop an automated spreadsheet that uses formulas to track the total hours they have completed and also how many hours they need to achieve their goal. (some ambitious students set goals above the requirement.)
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Automated Vehicle Programming Design

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students design a program to make an automated vehicle perform a specific task. In this robotics activity, students play the role of scientists competing to win a factory's contract. They present their algorithm to class.
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Using Citation Machine to Create a Bibliography

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Utilize technology to make citations and format easy! The website Citation Machine allows you to put an ISBN into the search and receive an automated entry for a Works Cited page or Bibliography. Take your class through citing sources...
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Microarray Manufacturing Technology

For Students 9th - 12th
Microarray technology has made advances in scientific research possible. Watch as the videos reveal the manufacturing process of these microarrays. One video shows the automated process while another explains the science behind the...
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Introducing Loci: Keeping Constant

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students explore some interesting properties of geometric fi gures with constant area and perimeter, using the automated data collection capabilities of TI-Nspire™ CAS learning technology to capture the path of a given point. They also...
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To The Rescue!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study the trial of an automated cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) machine. They investigate and role play first aid responses to a variety of emergency scenarios. They write entries for a first aid guide.
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Smart Homes and Appliances

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the present state of technology and its future in homes and appliances. After completing a "Life in a cool Lab" worksheet, they view online animation clips of "smart homes." In groups, students get the opportunity to...
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Safety First

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore safety issues and challenges related to various modes of transportation through readings and discussion. They create blueprints for technological methods to make those modes of transportation safer.
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Using An ATM

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students engage in a instructional activity on how to use an ATM, or Automated Teller Machine. They see how to bank with an ATM and practice banking using several different types of transactions. This instructional activity includes a...
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Watering Your Plants

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Make sure plants have water to drink regularly. Learners investigate the parts of a watering system for plants. They design and create a watering system for a lunar plant growth chamber before explaining why it is important to have water...
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Automating Repetitive Tasks with 2003 Excel Macros

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Student complete step by step exercises to open and run Macros, create and modify Macros, and create toolbars to hold Macros. Students work in groups and with instructor assistance in order to complete their exercises successfully.
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Please Press One For More Options

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students practice using automated phone answering systems. They discuss the many ways automated phone systems are used when trying to request information. Students role play calling service companies and using automated systems. This...
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Fuzz and the Buzz

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students practice various strategies for becoming fluent readers. They review the skills of phoneme recognition, decoding, crosschecking and spelling in order to read with automation. Working in pairs, students complete a pair-share of...
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Come Into my Parlor

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
An interesting cross-curricular lesson on dairy farming awaits your students. Elements of language arts, math, social studies, and agriculture are all present. Many excellent worksheets and a good article on dairy farming are included in...
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Ben and Me: Ben Franklin History Through Literature Unit

For Teachers 5th
Guide your fifth graders through an engaging study of revolutionary and scientific history with Robert Lawson's historical novel told from the point of view of Ben Franklin's mouse. The book is Ben Franklin: An Astonishing Life. You can...

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