Introduction to Technologies


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Introduction to Technologies

  1. 1. What is technology for you?...
  2. 2. How can we define Technology? <ul><li>We define Technology as the bridge between technique and science </li></ul>Science Technique Technology
  3. 3. The technology process <ul><li>The technology process has four steps: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifying: we define the problem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Designing: we think what we can do to solve the problem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Building: we make the object </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Testing: finally we have to check if the object that we made has solved the problem </li></ul></ul>OK
  4. 4. The technology process <ul><li>How to cross a river??? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifying : there is a river and we want to cross it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Designing : we can build a bridge with wood </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Building : we put stakes into the ground and hammer boards on them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Testing : we put some sacks with sand to check if the bridge is strong enough </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. The technology process <ul><li>How can we hang a painting on the wall? </li></ul>
  6. 6. The technology process <ul><li>How can we hang a painting on the wall? </li></ul><ul><li>Screw Hole </li></ul><ul><li>Screwdriver Hammer </li></ul><ul><li>Wall Ring </li></ul><ul><li>Drill </li></ul><ul><li>Hook </li></ul>
  7. 7. The technology process <ul><li>How can we hang a painting on the wall? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifying: There is wall plug and we want to hang a picture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Designing: we can hang the picture with a screw </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Building: we drill in the wall, then we put the screw with a screwdriver and afterwards we hang the picture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Testing: we have to check with a level and with our hands we pull down to know if it is strong enough </li></ul></ul>level
  8. 8. The workshop <ul><li>In the workshop we have three areas </li></ul>Class area Working area Storeroom
  9. 9. Rules for the workshop <ul><li>If you have any w ounds, burns, etc you have to tell your teacher i mmediately </li></ul><ul><li>Follow the rules strictly </li></ul><ul><li>The material is expensive, so try to take care of it </li></ul><ul><li>Working procedure: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First of all: think for yourself how to do it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Then: ask your teacher for help </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finally: Try to do it by yourself </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Rules for the workshop <ul><li>Hygiene rules at work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep your hands clean and dry. You are going to work with high volt electrity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In order not to get trapped by a rotating machine don’t wear loose clothing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clean and keep your desk in order while you are working </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Rules for the workshop <ul><li>SPOKESPERSON : She/he will explain and write what you have made </li></ul><ul><li>TOOLS MANAGER : He/she will control the tools in the panel (schedule). She/he will sign the control sheet at the beginning and at the end of the session </li></ul><ul><li>MATERIAL MANAGER : He/she will control and look after the material needed for the project </li></ul><ul><li>CLEANING MANAGER : He/she will make sure that everything is clean. </li></ul><ul><li>SECURITY PERSON : she/he will control the safety rules. </li></ul><ul><li>All of you will take part in each task, so you will use the tools, materials, and you also have to clean and follow the safety rules </li></ul>
  12. 12. Rules for the workshop <ul><li>What is wrong here? </li></ul>
  13. 13. Rules for the workshop <ul><li>Obligation signs : they indicate what we have to do </li></ul>
  14. 14. Rules for the workshop <ul><li>Danger signs : they give us advice about hazardous situations </li></ul>
  15. 15. Rules for the workshop <ul><li>First aid sign : they indicate where we can find the first aid. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Rules for the workshop <ul><li>Prohibition signs : they indicate what we should not do </li></ul>
  17. 17. Rules for the workshop <ul><li>You should pay attention to these rules: </li></ul><ul><li>At the beginning of the class you will sit down in the class area and review what you made in the previous class </li></ul><ul><li>Tools checking : you are responsible for the tools, so if you break anything due to misuse you will have to pay for it </li></ul><ul><li>Ten minutes before the end of the class, all of you have to start cleaning the floor, tools, materials, and putting the chairs on the table </li></ul><ul><li>Five minutes before the end, I will check the cleaning and the tools . Then I will ask you what you have made that day </li></ul>
  18. 18. Rules for the workshop <ul><li>You are not allowed to move from your working table, unless you want to ask me something </li></ul><ul><li>Never shout my name, If you need something you have to come close to me </li></ul><ul><li>If I count to three , or I raise my hand you have to stop IMMEDIATELY </li></ul>
  19. 19. Tool control <ul><li>The tools manager has to check the tool board everyday, at the beginning and at the end of the class. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Tool control sheet <ul><li>If everything is okay you sign </li></ul><ul><li>If something is missing you should write the name of the tool </li></ul>