Welcome to Mr. Poliszuk's Webpage"Bridging the gap between technology and the real world."This site will primarily be used for 'Technology 7' scholars to access assignments, learning targets, and models and to help them develop an understanding of technology, products, systems and processes, problem solving, and the impacts that technology has on people and the envionment.AssignmentsEach assignment will be assessed out of 10 points. There will be an average of 1-2 assignments per day throughout the school yearUnit 1: What is Technology?!1. Computer Lab Rules and Responsibilities PostersLearning Target: I can create and present two posters regarding computer lab rules and responsibilities.2. My Student Network Account!Learning Target: I can take notes about the benfits and features of my student network account, and identify and draw what the 'This PC' and 'H: drive' icons look like.3. Saving and Opening a FileLearning Target: I can explain and demonstrate how to Save and Open a file using my student H: drive.4. What is Technology?!Learning Target: I can define technology, identify examples of technology and non-technology (nature), and look outside my classroom window to determine examples of technology and non-technology.5. Developing Technology for Our Needs and WantsLearning Target: I can define and provide examples of needs and wants, determine specific items at school and/or at home that are needs and wants, and argue, whether money, in today's society, is a need or a want.6. Extra Credit - Technology VocabularyLearning Target: I can define new technology terms and match the new technology terms to their correct definitions.7. The Seven Areas of TechnologyLearning Target: I can define and identify the seven areas of technology, select images that align with each area of technology, and explain how each area of technology impacts our society.7 Areas of Technology -Student Copy7 Areas of Technology -Mr. P's PowerPoint8. The Seven Resources of TechnologyLearning Target: I can define and identify the seven resources of technology, choose appropriate emojis that represent each of the seven resources of technology, and choose a product, analyze its production and determine which types of specific resources were used in the development of that product.Unit 2: Become an Entrepreneur!1. Business BrainstormingLearning Target: I can brainstorm a list of feasible business opportunities I can pursue and choose a business opportunity of highest interest and profitability.2. Business Card DesignLearning Target: I can design a business card for my company, using Vista Print software.Go to www.vistaprint.com to begin!2. Business Shirt DesignLearning Target: I can design a business shirt using Custom Ink Software.Go to www.customink.com to begin!3. Business Hat and Mug DesignLearning Target: I can design a business hat and mug using Custom Ink Software.Go to www.customink.com to begin!4. Business Flyer DesignLearning Target: I can design and develop a Business Flyer, which can be used to market and promote a business.5. Business EtiquetteLearning Target: I can identify and explain the proper ways to conduct myself to clients, so that I am respectful, responsible, polite, and successful.Learning Target: I can format my business card to 3.5" x 2", copy and paste the card so that 10 cards fit to a single page to prepare for printing.7. Extra Credit - All In OneLearning Target: I can format my business materials into one document, so that it can be printed and displayed @ East High School.Unit 3: Career Research1. Reasearching Multiple CareersLearning Target: I can research multiple careers and choose one of highest interest and compatibility.2. Choose a Career to ResearchLearning Target: I can research multiple careers and choose one of highest interest and compatibility.3. Job Description, Education Needed, PayLearning Target: I can research and identify my chosen career’s job description, education level needed, and pay.4. Skills Needed, Work Environment, Pros & ConsLearning Target: I can research and identify skills needed for my career choice, work environment, and pros and cons.5. College/School, Tuition Costs, Middle School ClassesLearning Target: I can research and identify schooling/college I could attend to pursue my chosen career, as well as tuition costs and brainstorm a list of middle school classes that would help prepare me for my career choice.6. ConclusionLearning Target: I can analyze my research and information, and conclude my findings, explaining why I would, or would not want to pursue my chosen career, using the words pay, education, college(or school), tuition, work environment, skills needed, and pros and cons.7. Extra CreditLearning Target: I can define new Career terms and match the new Career terms to their correct definitions.Click HERE to access the study guide!Click HERE to access the quiz and games!
Unit 4: Measurement, Electricity, and Problem SolvingVideo: Air Skimmer LayoutVideo: Air Skimmer AssemblyELECTRICITY = THE FLOW OF ELECTRONSSERIES CIRCUIT - ELECTRICITY FLOWS THROUGH ALL LOADS - REMOVE ONE AND THEY ALL GO OUT!!PARALLEL CIRCUIT - ELECTRICITY FLOWS THROUGH EACH LOAD INDEPEDENTLY - REMOVE ONE AND THE REST STAY ON!!COMBINATION SERIES-PARALLEL - MULTIPLE STRINGS OF LIGHTS WIRED IN SERIES, THEN WIRED IN PARALLEL WITH EACH OTHER - REMOVE ONE AND THAT STRING OF LIGHTS GOES OUT, BUT THE REST OF THE LIGHTS STAY ON!!Design Labs
- Design and build a circuit which powers a motor, and can be turned on/off by a switch.
- Design and build a circuit which powers a motor with variable speeds.
- Design and build a circuit which powers a motor, has an indicator light, and can be controlled by an on/off switch.
- Design and build a circuit that powers a motor and a buzzer, which are controlled by independant switches.
- Design and build a circuit that powers a motor, buzzer, and an LED - all which are controlled by independant switches.
Design a free-standing tower as tall as you can.
Materials: 1 sheet of paper, 24" tapeStraw Tower
Design a free-standing tower to hold a tennis ball as far off the table top as possible.
Materials: 10 straws, 24" tapePringles Packaging
Design and test a package to safely ship a single Pringles Potato Chip through the US Postal Service without damage to the chip.
Materials: Paper, index cards, popsicle sticks, tape, cotton balls, paper/styrofoam platesRadioactive Rocks
A container holding radioactive rocks is deteriorating. The rocks must be moved to another container to prevent radioactive leakage.
Design and construct a device that will move "radioactive" rocks from one bag to another without human contact and beyond a distance of 6 inches from the human body.Materials: String, drinking cups, skewers, paper clips, rubber bands, 3x5 index cards, pencil, 12" tapePlastic PollutionVideo: Diver Captures Footage of Plastic Pollution Near Norway
Plastics have been used for decades and have been polluting our Earth and oceans since its development. Land, Air and Marine wildlife have mistaken this plastic for food and have been injesting this plastic - causing widespread sickness and death.
Design, draw, and present a solution that will clean the world's oceans of plastic pollution.FINAL EXAM PREP
Study Guide 1: http://www.studystack.com/quiz-1935802Study Guide 2: http://www.studystack.com/quiz-1724010Score 100% on Study Guide 1 and 2 for an Ice Cream of your choiceFinal Exam Test Results85% or higher = Ice cream and pizza party with Mr. Poliszuk65% - 84% = Ice Cream of your choice from Mr. Poliszuk
Summer School @ Franklin HS
Design and Drawing for Production (DDP)
Stephen PoliszukEast Lower School585.288.3130 Ext. 4213Computer Lab - Room D213