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Title: Technology Education


1
Technology Education
  • Technical Vocabulary

2
Modules
  • Audio Broadcasting
  • CADD
  • CGA
  • CNC Lathe
  • CNC Mill
  • Computer Technology
  • Digital Design
  • Dig. Transportation
  • Digital Video
  • Electronics
  • Engineering Bridges
  • Flight Technology
  • Light Lasers
  • Practical Skills
  • Research Design
  • Robots
  • Orientation

3
Audio Broadcasting
  • Amplitude
  • Antenna
  • Audio
  • Communication
  • Data
  • Decibel
  • Format
  • Microphone
  • Mixer
  • Radio
  • Radio Wave
  • Receiver
  • Synthesizer
  • Transmitter

4
CADD
  • Diameter
  • Horizontal Lines
  • Orthographic Projection
  • Vertical Lines
  • Angle
  • Dimension
  • Parallel Lines
  • CADD
  • Drafting
  • Object Lines
  • Perpendicular Lines
  • Radius

5
CGA
  • Animation
  • Bug
  • Chip
  • Cyberspace
  • Fractal
  • Hardware
  • Interactive
  • Microprocessor
  • Morph
  • Optical Disk
  • Pixel
  • Resolution
  • Stop-motion Animation
  • Virtual Reality
  • Virus

6
CNC Lathe
  • CNC
  • Cartesian Coordinate System
  • G Codes
  • Finishing Cuts
  • Tool Path
  • Chuck
  • Rapid Traverse
  • Feed Rate
  • Spindle
  • Roughing Cuts
  • Counter Clockwise
  • Tolerance
  • Automation
  • CAM
  • Axis

7
CNC Mill
  • CNC
  • Cartesian Coordinate System
  • Primary Processes
  • Secondary Processes
  • Three Dimensional
  • Billet
  • Rapid Traverse
  • Feed Rate
  • Spindle Speed
  • Spindle
  • Specifications
  • Tolerance
  • Automation
  • Prototype
  • Axis

8
Computer Technology
  • Computer
  • ENIAC
  • Central Processing Unit
  • Input Device
  • Electrostatic Discharge
  • Keyboard
  • Mouse
  • Operating System
  • RAM
  • ROM
  • USB Port
  • Expansion Card
  • Computer Virus
  • Microprocessor

9
Digital Design
  • Logo
  • Balance
  • Proportion
  • Symmetrical
  • Asymmetrical
  • Formal Balance
  • Informal Balance
  • Rhythm
  • Complimentary Colors
  • Axis
  • Color Wheel
  • Contrasting Colors
  • Harmony
  • Contrast
  • Unity

10
Digital Transportation
  • Navigation
  • Prime Meridian
  • Equator
  • Binary
  • Trilateration
  • Transportation
  • Itinerary
  • Global Positioning
  • Longitude
  • Latitude
  • Elevation
  • Interstate
  • Route
  • Compass

11
Digital Video
  • Animation
  • Chroma Keying
  • Clip
  • Cut
  • Dissolve
  • Editing
  • Frame
  • Frame Rate
  • Post-production
  • Pre-production
  • Production
  • SMPTE Time Code
  • Storyboard
  • Transition

12
Electronics
  • Capacitor
  • Circuit
  • Circuit Board
  • Light-Emitting Diode
  • Ohm
  • Resistance
  • Resistor
  • Schematic
  • Solder
  • Voltage

13
Engineering Bridges
  • Abutment
  • Arch
  • Civil Engineer
  • Compression
  • Keystone
  • Span
  • Substructure
  • Superstructure
  • Suspension Structure
  • Tension
  • Truss

14
Flight Technology
  • Aileron
  • Altitude
  • Bearing
  • Drag
  • Elevators
  • Equilibrium
  • Fuselage
  • Heading
  • Latitude
  • Lift
  • Longitude
  • Rudder
  • Thrust
  • Mach I
  • Mach II

15
Light Lasers
  • Visible Light
  • Electromagnetic Spectrum
  • Laser
  • Refraction
  • Reflection
  • Magnification
  • Photon
  • Lens
  • Infrared Light
  • Ultraviolet Light
  • Wavelength
  • Frequency
  • Convex Lens
  • Concave Lens

16
Practical Skills
  • Wattage
  • Wrought Iron
  • Inert
  • Fastener
  • Soil Stack
  • Wheel and Axle
  • Plumbing
  • Lever
  • Metric System
  • Filament
  • Tolerance
  • DWV System
  • English Units of Measurement
  • Pre-fabricate
  • Kilowatt

17
Research Design
  • Aerodynamics
  • CO2
  • Drag
  • Limitations
  • Pattern
  • Prototype
  • Sketch
  • Streamline
  • Thumbnail
  • Tolerance

18
Robots
  • Automation
  • Axis
  • Cartesian Coordinate System
  • End Effecter
  • Programming (Robots)
  • Remote Control
  • Repetitive
  • Teach Pendant
  • Work Envelope
  • Labor or Slave
  • Robot

19
Orientation
  • Session
  • Module Guide
  • Post Test
  • Enrichments
  • Test Review
  • Rotation
  • Module
  • PIN
  • Workstation
  • Personal Step
  • Student Portfolio
  • Agent
  • Student Tip
  • Orientation
  • F5 key and F8 key

20
Abutment
a mass, as of masonry, receiving the arch, beam,
truss, etc., at each end of a bridge.
21
Aerodynamics
  • the branch of mechanics that deals with the
    motion of air and other gases and with the
    effects of such motion on bodies in the medium.

22
Agent
  • Icon that student must click when working in
    modules to access a third party software.
  • Example Use 3D Home Architect program in the
    CADD station.

23
Aileron
  • Either of two movable flaps on the wings of an
    airplane that can be used to control the plane's
    rolling and banking movements.

24
Altitude
25
Automation
  • a mechanical device, operated electronically,
    that functions automatically, without continuous
    input from an operator.

26
Amplitude
  • the maximum deviation of an alternating current
    from its average value.

27
Angle
  • the space within two lines or three or more
    planes diverging from a common point, or within
    two planes diverging from a common line.

28
Animation
  • The creation of artificial moving images. The
    process of preparing animated cartoons.

29
Antenna
  • an electrical device that sends or receives radio
    or television signals

30
Arch
  • a curved masonry construction for spanning an
    opening, consisting of a number of wedge like
    stones, bricks, or the like, set with the
    narrower side toward the opening in such a way
    that forces on the arch are transmitted as
    vertical or oblique stresses on either side of
    the opening.

31
Asymmetrical
  • not identical on both sides of a central line
    unsymmetrical lacking symmetry

32
Audio
  • of, pertaining to, or employed in the
    transmission, reception, or reproduction of
    sound.

33
Axis
  • a line about which a three-dimensional body or
    figure is symmetrical.
  • any line used as a fixed reference in conjunction
    with one or more other references for determining
    the position of a point or of a series of points
    forming a curve or a surface.

34
Balance
  • composition or placement of elements of design,
    as figures, forms, or colors, in such a manner as
    to produce an aesthetically pleasing or
    harmoniously integrated whole.

35
Bearing
  • to tend in a course or direction move go to
    bear west to bear left at the fork in the road.

36
Billet
  • A small, usually rectangular bar of iron or steel
    in an intermediate stage of manufacture.

37
Binary
  • consisting of, indicating, or involving two.

38
Bug
  • a defect or imperfection, as in a mechanical
    device, computer program, or plan glitch

39
CADD
  • Acronym meaning Computer Aided Drafting Design.
    The method used by modern day drafters,
    architects and engineers to complete floor plans
    and mechanical drawings.

40
CAM
  • Computer Aided Manufacturing. A system that uses
    computer technology in the management and control
    of manufacturing operations.

41
Capacitor
  • a device for accumulating and holding a charge of
    electricity, consisting of two equally charged
    conducting surfaces having opposite signs and
    separated by a dielectric.

42
Cartesian Coordinate System
  • A coordinate system in which the coordinates of a
    point are its distances from a set of
    perpendicular lines that intersect at an origin,
    such as two lines in a plane or three in space.

43
Central Processing Unit
  • An integrated circuit the part of a computer
    that interprets and executes instructions.

44
Chip
  • Also called microchip. Electronics. a tiny slice
    of semi-conducting material, generally in the
    shape of a square a few millimeters long, cut
    from a larger wafer of the material, on which a
    transistor or an entire integrated circuit is
    formed.

45
Chroma Keying
  • A chroma key is the removal of a color (or small
    color range) from one image to reveal another
    image "behind" it. The removed color becomes
    transparent. This technique is also referred to
    as "color keying", "color-separation overlay"
    "greenscreen" and "bluescreen". It is commonly
    used for weather forecast broadcasts. The
    presenter appears to be standing in front of a
    large map, but in the studio it is actually a
    large blue or green background.

46
Chuck
  • a device for centering and clamping work in a
    lathe or other machine tool.

47
Circuit
  • Also called electric circuit. the complete path
    of an electric current, including the generating
    apparatus, intervening resistors, or capacitors.

48
Circuit Board
  • a sheet of insulating material used for the
    mounting and interconnection (often by a printed
    circuit) of components in electronic equipment.

49
Civil Engineer
  • a person who designs public works, as roads,
    bridges, canals, dams, and harbors, or supervises
    their construction or maintenance.

50
Clip
51
CNC
  • Computer Numerical Control

52
CO2
  • A colorless odorless gas used in Research
    Design to propel the race cars.

53
Color Wheel
  • one of a pair of primary or secondary colors
    opposed to the other member of the pair on a
    schematic chart or scale (color wheel), as green
    opposed to red, orange opposed to blue, or violet
    opposed to yellow.

54
Communication
  • the imparting or interchange of thoughts,
    opinions, or information by speech, writing, or
    signs.

55
Compass
  • an instrument for determining directions, as by
    means of a freely rotating magnetized needle that
    indicates magnetic north.

56
Complimentary Colors
  • Complementary colors opposite each other provide
    high color contrast. If you stare at a color then
    look away at a blank wall, you'll see an
    afterimage in the color's complementary color.

57
Compression
  • the process or result of becoming smaller or
    pressed together

58
Computer
  • Also called processor. an electronic device
    designed to accept data, perform prescribed
    mathematical and logical operations at high
    speed, and display the results of these
    operations.

59
Computer Virus
  • A computer program that is designed to replicate
    itself by copying itself into the other programs
    stored in a computer. It may be benign or have a
    negative effect, such as causing a program to
    operate incorrectly or corrupting a computer's
    memory.

60
Concave Lens
  • a lens such that a parallel beam of light passing
    through it is caused to diverge or spread out

61
Contrast
  • opposition of different forms, lines, or colors
    in a work of art to intensify each element's
    properties and produce a more dynamic
    expressiveness.

62
Contrasting Colors
  • Colors of contrasting values stand out from each
    other. On a blue background yellow jumps out at
    the reader.

63
Convex Lens
  • If the lens is biconvex or plano-convex, a
    collimated or parallel beam of light traveling
    parallel to the lens axis and passing through the
    lens will be converged (or focused) to a spot on
    the axis

64
Counter Clockwise
  • in a direction opposite to that of the normal
    rotation of the hands of a clock not clockwise.

65
Cut
  • to stop (a scene or shot being filmed), to edit
    (a film).

66
Cyberspace
  • the computer and Internet world and its virtual
    reality, the 'global village' of electronic
    communication also called cyberworld, cyberspace

67
Data
  • a collection of facts from which conclusions may
    be drawn

68
Decibel
  • a unit used to express the intensity of a sound
    wave

69
Diameter
  • a straight line passing through the center of a
    circle or sphere and meeting the circumference or
    surface at each end.

70
Dimension
  • measurement in length, width, and thickness.

71
Dissolve
  • to disappear gradually fade away. Used in video
    editing.

72
Drafting
  • To draw up a preliminary version of or plan for a
    home or building.

73
Drag
  • the aerodynamic force exerted on an airfoil,
    airplane, or other aerodynamic body that tends to
    reduce its forward motion.

74
DWV System
  • All of the water used in the sinks, toilets, and
    tubs throughout the house must flow down to the
    sewer or septic line in the basement via a
    network of increasingly larger drainpipes. This
    system is called the drainage, waste, and vent
    (DWV) system.

75
Editing
  • To assemble the components of (a film or
    soundtrack, for example), as by cutting and
    splicing.

76
Electromagnetic Spectrum
  • the entire spectrum, considered as a continuum,
    of all kinds of electric, magnetic, and visible
    radiation, from gamma rays having a wavelength of
    0.001 angstrom to long waves having a wavelength
    of more than 1 million km.

77
Electrostatic Discharge
  • The term is usually used in the electronics and
    other industries to describe momentary unwanted
    currents that may cause damage to electronic
    equipment.

78
Elevation
  • the altitude of a place above sea level or ground
    level.

79
Elevators
  • A movable control surface, usually attached to
    the horizontal stabilizer of an aircraft, that is
    used to produce motion up or down.

80
End Effecter
  • an end effector is a device or tool connected to
    the end of a robot arm. The structure of an end
    effector, and the nature of the programming and
    hardware that drives it, depends on the intended
    task.

81
English Units of Measurement
  • principal system of weights and measures used in
    a few nations, the only major industrial one
    being the United States. It actually consists of
    two related systemsthe U.S. Customary System of
    units, used in the United States and
    dependencies, and the British Imperial System.

82
ENIAC
  • The first electronic digital computer and an
    ancestor of most computers in use today. ENIAC
    was developed by Dr. John Mauchly and J. Presper
    Eckert during World War II at the Moore School of
    the University of Pennsylvania.

83
Enrichments
  • Activities completed after students have
    completed their lab work in any particular
    session.

84
Equator
  • the great circle of the earth that is equidistant
    from the North Pole and South Pole.

85
Equilibrium
  • a state of rest or balance due to the equal
    action of opposing forces.

86
Expansion Card
  • Circuit Boards installed in computers that
    provide functions that the pc motherboard doesnt
    provide.

87
F5 key and F8 key
  • F5 Key adds captioning to the videos in the
    modules and the F8 key enlarges and decreases the
    video size in the modules.

88
Fastener
  • any of various devices, as a screw, for holding
    together two objects or parts sometimes required
    to be separate, as two edges or flaps of a piece
    of clothing.

89
Feed Rate
  • The speed of the cutter's movement.

90
Filament
  • the threadlike conductor, often of tungsten, in
    the light bulb that is heated to incandescence by
    the passage of current.

91
Finishing Cuts
  • Final cuts made when manufacturing a product.
    These cuts are very precise.

92
Formal Balance
  • Formal Balance usually is achieved by the graphic
    artist placing objects in the work in a
    symmetrical or equal-sided arrangement.

93
Format
  • the organization, plan, style, or type of
    something The format of the show allowed for
    topical and controversial gags.

94
Fractal
  • A geometric pattern that is repeated at ever
    smaller scales to produce irregular shapes and
    surfaces that cannot be represented by classical
    geometry. Fractals are used especially in
    computer modeling of irregular patterns and
    structures in nature.

95
Frame
  • one of the successive pictures on a strip of
    film.

96
Frame Rate
  • The number of frames of an animation which are
    displayed every second, measured in frames per
    second (fps).

97
Frequency
  • The number of repetitions per unit time of a
    complete waveform, as of an electric current.

98
Fuselage
  • the complete central structure to which the wing,
    tail surfaces, and engines are attached on an
    airplane.

99
G Codes
  • A preparation code used in CNC. This is a
    computer language that tells the machine what to
    do in the program. For Instance G00 sets a rapid
    motion for the machine tool and most likely comes
    at the beginning of the program.

100
Global Positioning
  • is actually a constellation of 27 Earth-orbiting
    satellites (24 in operation and three extras in
    case one fails). The U.S. military developed and
    implemented this satellite network as a military
    navigation system, but soon opened it up to
    everybody else.

101
Hardware
  • Computers. the mechanical, magnetic, electronic,
    and electrical devices comprising a computer
    system, as the CPU, disk drives, keyboard, or
    screen.

102
Harmony
  • a harmonious state of things in general and of
    their properties (as of colors and sounds)
    congruity of parts with one another and with the
    whole

103
Heading
  • the compass direction toward which a traveler or
    vehicle is or should be moving course.

104
Horizontal Lines
  • Parallel to the horizon on a level as, a
    horizontal line or surface.

105
Inert
  • Incapable of reacting with other elements to form
    a chemical bond.

106
Informal Balance
  • Informal Balance is created when an asymmetrical
    layout is used.

107
Infrared Light
  • electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths longer
    than visible light but shorter than radio waves

108
Input Device
  • a device that can be used to insert data into a
    computer or other computational device

109
Interactive
  • interacting with a human user, often in a
    conversational way, to obtain data or commands
    and to give immediate results or updated
    information

110
Interstate
  • a highway serving two or more states.

111
Itinerary
  • a detailed plan for a journey, esp. a list of
    places to visit plan of travel.

112
Keyboard
  • a set of keys, usually arranged in tiers, for
    operating a typewriter, typesetting machine,
    computer terminal, or the like.

113
Keystone
  • the wedge-shaped piece at the summit of an arch,
    regarded as holding the other pieces in place.

114
Kilowatt
  • a unit of power, especially electrical and equal
    to 1000 watts.

115
Labor or Slave
  • Description used to describe a robot.

116
Laser
  • a device that produces a nearly parallel, nearly
    monochromatic, and coherent beam of light by
    exciting atoms to a higher energy level and
    causing them to radiate their energy in phase.

117
Latitude
  • the angular distance north or south from the
    equator of a point on the earth's surface,
    measured on the meridian of the point.

118
Lens
  • a piece of transparent substance, usually glass,
    having two opposite surfaces either both curved
    or one curved and one plane, used in an optical
    device in changing the convergence of light rays,
    as for magnification, or in correcting defects of
    vision.

119
Lever
  • a rigid bar that pivots about one point and that
    is used to move an object at a second point by a
    force applied at a third.

120
Lift
  • the component of the aerodynamic force exerted by
    the air on an airfoil, having a direction
    perpendicular to the direction of motion and
    causing an aircraft to stay aloft.

121
Light-Emitting Diode
  • An electronic component that lights up when
    electrical flow is ran through the circuit.

122
Limitations
  • A restriction or design restrictions.

123
Logo
  • a graphic representation or symbol of a company
    name, trademark, abbreviation, etc., often
    uniquely designed for ready recognition.

124
Longitude
  • angular distance east or west on the earth's
    surface, measured by the angle contained between
    the meridian of a particular place and some prime
    meridian, as that of Greenwich, England, and
    expressed either in degrees or by some
    corresponding difference in time.

125
Lumen
  • The unit of luminous flux in the international
    system equal to the amounts of light given out
    through a solid angle by a source of one candela
    intensity radiating equally in all directions.

126
Mach I
  • a number indicating the ratio of the speed of an
    object to the speed of sound in the medium
    through which the object is moving.

127
Mach II
  • Traveling at twice the speed of sound.

128
Magnification
  • the act of magnifying or the state of being
    magnified.

129
Metric System
  • A decimal system of units based on the meter as a
    unit length, the kilogram as a unit mass, and the
    second as a unit time.

130
Microphone
  • an instrument capable of transforming sound waves
    into changes in electric currents or voltage,
    used in recording or transmitting sound.

131
Microprocessor
  • an integrated computer circuit that performs all
    the functions of a CPU.

132
Mixer
  • an electronic device for blending, fading,
    substitution, etc., of sounds from various
    sources, as from microphones or separately
    recorded soundtracks, for broadcast or recording.

133
Module
  • Term that refers to the subjects in Technology
    Education.

134
Module Guide
  • Pre-Test taken at the beginning of Session 1.

135
Morph
  • to transform (an image) by computer.

136
Mouse
  • a palm-sized, button-operated device that can be
    slid on wheels or ball bearings over a desktop to
    move the cursor on a CRT to any position, or slid
    over a drawing in order to recreate the drawing
    on a CRT.

137
Navigation
  • the art or science of plotting, ascertaining, or
    directing the course of a ship, aircraft, or
    guided missile.

138
Object Lines
  • A heavy solid line used on a drawing to represent
    the outline of an object.

139
Ohm
  • the SI unit of electrical resistance, defined to
    be the electrical resistance between two points
    of a conductor when a constant potential
    difference applied between these points produces
    in this conductor a current of one ampere.

140
Operating System
  • the collection of software that directs a
    computer's operations, controlling and scheduling
    the execution of other programs, and managing
    storage, input/output, and communication
    resources.

141
Optical Disk
  • a groove-less disk on which digital data, as
    text, music, or pictures, is stored as tiny pits
    in the surface and is read or replayed by a laser
    beam scanning the surface.

142
Orientation
  • Introduction to the technology education class.
    When students learn how to be successful in the
    class and what the expectations are for the class.

143
Orthographic Projection
  • a two-dimensional graphic representation of an
    object in which the projecting lines are at right
    angles to the plane of the projection.

144
Parallel Lines
  • Lines extending in the same direction,
    equidistant at all points, and never converging
    or diverging

145
Pattern
  • anything fashioned or designed to serve as a
    model or guide for something to be made ie. CO2
    Race Car or Truss.

146
Perpendicular Lines
  • Lines meeting a given line or surface at right
    angles.

147
Personal Step
  • Used in technology education to encourage
    positive student behavior.

148
Photon
  • The quantum of electromagnetic energy, regarded
    as a discrete particle having zero mass, no
    electric charge, and an indefinitely long
    lifetime.

149
PIN
  • Personal Identification Number used by students
    in Technology Education class to log onto the
    computer. Consists of two capital letters
    followed by four numbers.

150
Pixel
  • the smallest element of an image that can be
    individually processed in a video display system.

151
Plumbing
  • the system of pipes and other apparatus for
    conveying water, liquid wastes, etc., as in a
    building.

152
Post Test
  • The Test completed at the beginning of Session
    7 and worth 100 points.

153
Post-production
  • A final stage in the production of a film or a
    television program, occurring after the action
    has been filmed or videotaped and typically
    involving editing and the addition of
    soundtracks.

154
Pre-fabricate
  • To manufacture (a building or section of a
    building, for example) in advance, especially in
    standard sections that can be easily shipped and
    assembled.

155
Pre-production
  • Taking place or existing prior to production

156
Primary Processes
  • The first step in transforming raw materials into
    products. Example Converting trees into
    lumber at the saw mill.

157
Prime Meridian
  • the meridian running through Greenwich, England,
    from which longitude east and west is reckoned.

158
Production
  • A work produced for the stage, screen,
    television, or radio

159
Programming (Robots)
  • the precise sequence of instructions enabling a
    computer to move a robot.

160
Proportion
  • comparative relation between things or magnitudes
    as to size, quantity, number, etc. ratio.

161
Prototype
  • the original or model on which something is based
    or formed.

162
Radio
  • an apparatus for receiving or transmitting radio
    broadcasts.

163
Radio Wave
  • an electromagnetic wave having a wavelength
    between 1 millimeter and 30,000 meters, or a
    frequency between 10 kilohertz and 300,000
    megahertz.

164
Radius
  • a straight line extending from the center of a
    circle or sphere to the circumference or surface

165
RAM
  • Random access memory (RAM) is the best known form
    of computer memory. RAM is considered "random
    access" because you can access any memory cell
    directly if you know the row and column that
    intersect at that cell.

166
Rapid Traverse
  • CNC Lathe
  • The fast movement of the X and Z axis when the
    tool is not touching the stock.
  • CNC Mill
  • The fast movement of the X, Y, and Z when the
    tool is not touching the stock or billet.

167
Receiver
  • a device or apparatus that receives electrical
    signals, waves, or the like, and renders them
    perceptible to the senses, as the part of a
    telephone held to the ear, a radio receiving set,
    or a television receiving set.

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Reflection
  • the return of light, heat, sound, etc., after
    striking a surface.

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Refraction
  • the change of direction of a ray of light, sound,
    heat, or the like, in passing obliquely from one
    medium into another in which its wave velocity is
    different.

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Remote Control
  • Also called remote. a device used to control the
    operation of an apparatus or machine, as a
    television set, from a distance.

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Repetitive
  • pertaining to or characterized by repetition.

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Resistance
  • a property of a conductor by virtue of which the
    passage of current is opposed, causing electric
    energy to be transformed into heat equal to the
    voltage across the conductor divided by the
    current flowing in the conductor usually
    measured in ohms.

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Resistor
  • An electrical component designed to introduce
    resistance into an electric circuit.

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Resolution
  • the degree of sharpness of a computer-generated
    image as measured by the number of dots per
    linear inch in a hard-copy printout or the number
    of pixels across and down on a display screen.

175
Rhythm
  • Used to direct the eye, to streamline eye
    movement or to attract attention.

176
Robot
  • any machine or mechanical device that operates
    automatically with humanlike skill.

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ROM
  • Read-only memory (ROM), also known as firmware,
    is an integrated circuit programmed with specific
    data when it is manufactured. ROM chips are used
    not only in computers, but in most other
    electronic items as well.

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Rotation
  • Lab schedule in Technology Education where
    students rotate during a nine week period of time.

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Roughing Cuts
  • The first cuts made when shaping a material.
    These cuts are not very precise. The intent is to
    remove material at a quick rate.

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Route
  • a course, way, or road for passage or travel

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Rudder
  • a movable control surface attached to a vertical
    stabilizer, located at the rear of an airplane
    and used, along with the ailerons, to turn the
    airplane.

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Schematic
  • a diagram, plan, or drawing

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Secondary Processes
  • The steps used in the manufacturing process in
    which industrial materials are converted to
    useful products. Example Using lumber to make
    a baseball bat.

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Session
  • Lasts about one class period of 45 minutes.
    There are seven sessions in one rotation.

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Sketch
  • a rough design, plan, or draft

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SMPTE Time Code
  • SMPTE timecodes contains binary coded decimal
    hourminutesecondframe identification

187
Soil Stack
  • a vertical soil pipe used to vent the waste
    plumbing of the house.

188
Solder
  • Any of various fusible alloys, usually tin and
    lead, used to join metallic parts.

189
Span
  • the distance or space between two supports of a
    bridge.

190
Specifications
  • a detailed description or assessment of
    requirements, dimensions, materials, etc., as of
    a proposed building, machine, bridge, etc.

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Spindle
  • either of two shafts or arbors that support the
    work on a lathe, one (live spindle) on the
    headstock, rotating with and imparting motion to
    the work, the other (dead spindle) on the
    tailstock, motionless

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Spindle Speed
  • The spindle speed is the revolutions per minute
    (RPM) of the spindle of a machine and is
    calculated using the recommended cutting speed of
    the material being worked on.

193
Stop-motion Animation
  • a special effect, carried out while shooting, in
    which the performers stop their motion and the
    camera is stopped while an object or performer is
    added to or removed from the scene, with camera
    movement and action then resumed for the
    remainder of the scene used to create an
    illusion of sudden appearance or disappearance of
    persons or objects.

194
Storyboard
  • a panel or panels on which a sequence of sketches
    depict the significant changes of action and
    scene in a planned film, as for a movie,
    television show, or advertisement.

195
Streamline
  • a teardrop line of contour offering the least
    possible resistance to a current of air, water,
    etc.

196
Student Portfolio
  • Organizational folder used in Technology
    Education class to help the student track
    participation points and keep up with assignments.

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Student Tip
  • Button on the computer screen in the modules
    placed their to provide hints to students.

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Substructure
  • the foundations, piers, and abutments upon which
    the trusses or girders of the spans of a bridge
    rest.

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Superstructure
  • the part of a bridge that rests on the piers and
    abutments.

200
Suspension Structure
  • a bridge having a deck suspended from cables
    anchored at their extremities and usually raised
    on towers.

201
Symmetrical
  • characterized by or exhibiting symmetry
    well-proportioned, as a body or whole regular in
    form or arrangement of corresponding parts.

202
Synthesizer
  • any of various electronic, sometimes portable
    consoles or modules, usually computerized, for
    creating, modifying, and combining tones or
    reproducing the sounds of musical instruments by
    controlling voltage patterns, operated by means
    of keyboards, joysticks, sliders, or knobs.

203
Teach Pendant
  • A hand-held robot control terminal that provides
    a convenient means to move the robot, teach
    locations, and run robot programs.

204
Tension
  • the act of stretching or straining.

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Test Review
  • Activity game completed at the beginning of
    Session 6. Students may choose between Critter
    Cross and Bloop.

206
Three Dimensional
  • having, or seeming to have, the dimension of
    depth as well as width and height.

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Thrust
  • a linear reactive force exerted by a propeller,
    propulsive gases, etc., to propel a ship,
    aircraft, etc.

208
Thumbnail Drawing
  • to make a small sketch or description of
    something.

209
Tolerance
  • the permissible range of variation in a dimension
    of an object.

210
Tool Path
  • Path that the machine follows to manufacture a
    particular part.

211
Transition
  • a passage from one scene to another by sound
    effects, music, etc., as in a television program,
    theatrical production, or the like.

212
Transmitter
  • a device for sending electromagnetic waves the
    part of a broadcasting apparatus that generates
    and modulates the radiofrequency current and
    conveys it to the antenna.

213
Transportation
  • The act or an instance of transporting.

214
Trilateration
  • Using of three satellites in a global positioning
    system to locate a thing specifically.

215
Truss
  • any of various structural frames based on the
    geometric rigidity of the triangle and composed
    of straight members subject only to longitudinal
    compression, tension, or both functions as a
    beam or cantilever to support bridges, roofs, etc

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Ultraviolet Light
  • radiation lying in the ultraviolet range wave
    lengths shorter than light but longer than X rays

217
Unity
  • the state or fact of being united or combined
    into one, as of the parts of a whole
    unification.

218
USB Port
  • the connection to a Universal Serial Bus, an
    external interface for communication between a
    computer and peripheral used to daisy chain
    computers

219
Vertical Lines
  • Perpendicular to the plane of the horizon
    upright plumb as, a vertical line.

220
Virtual Reality
  • a realistic simulation of an environment,
    including three-dimensional graphics, by a
    computer system using interactive software and
    hardware.

221
Virus
  • a segment of self-replicating code planted
    illegally in a computer program, often to damage
    or shut down a system or network.

222
Visible Light
  • electromagnetic radiation that can produce a
    visual sensation "the light was filtered through
    a soft glass window"

223
Voltage
  • electromotive force or potential difference
    expressed in volts.

224
Wattage
  • the amount of power required to operate an
    electrical appliance or device. Expressed in
    kilowatts and watts.

225
Wavelength
  • the distance, measured in the direction of
    propagation of a wave, between two successive
    points in the wave that are characterized by the
    same phase of oscillation.

226
Wheel and Axle
  • a simple machine consisting, in its typical form,
    of a cylindrical drum to which a wheel concentric
    with the drum is firmly fastened ropes are so
    applied that as one unwinds from the wheel,
    another rope is wound on to the drum.

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Work Envelope
  • Area that a robot can extend to complete given
    tasks.

228
Workstation
  • Where students in Technology Education complete
    lab activities.

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Wrought Iron
  • a form of iron, almost entirely free of carbon
    and having a fibrous structure including a
    uniformly distributed slag content, that is
    readily forged and welded.
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