Vocabulary for Describing Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
Objective: By the end of the lesson, the student will be able to understand and use vocabulary related to Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics.
Materials: Whiteboard, markers, vocabulary list
I. Introduction (5 minutes)
A. Explain the topic: Today’s lesson will focus on vocabulary related to Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics.
B. Explain the objectives: By the end of the lesson, the student should be able to understand and use vocabulary related to Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics.
II. Presentation (10 minutes)
A. Provide definitions and examples of key terms:
-Control system: A system that senses, records, and controls external processes. Example: The control system in a car controls the acceleration, braking, and steering.
-Mechanical Engineering: The branch of engineering that deals with the design, construction, and operation of machines and other mechanical systems. Example: Mechanical Engineering is used to design and build cars, planes, and robots.
-Mechatronics: The combination of mechanical engineering, electronics, and computer science for the development of automated systems. Example: Mechatronics is used to create robots that can move and perform tasks autonomously.
B. Practice: Have the student use the words in sentences.
III. Conclusion (5 minutes)
A. Review: Go over the key words and definitions from the lesson.
B. Assess: Give the student a written assessment to test their understanding of the vocabulary.
-Objective: Understand and use vocabulary related to Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics.
-Materials: Whiteboard, markers, vocabulary list
-Presentation: Definitions and examples of key terms, practice using the words in sentences
-Conclusion: Review key words and definitions, assess student understanding with a written assessment