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Grade 9 – Exploring Technologies, Open (TIJ1O)

Technology Fundamentals

By the end of the course the student will:

Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental concepts and skills required in the planning and development of a product or service, including the use of a design process and/or other problem-solving processes and techniques.

Demonstrate the ability to use a variety of appropriate methods to communicate ideas and solutions.

Evaluate products or services in relation to specifications, user requirements, and operating conditions.

Technological Skills

By the end of the course, the student will:

Use problem-solving processes and project-management strategies in the planning and fabrication of a product or delivery of a service.

Fabricate products or deliver services, using a variety of resources.

Technology, the Environment and Society

By the end of the course, the student will:

Demonstrate an awareness of the effects of various technologies on the environment.

Demonstrate and awareness of how various technologies affect society, as well as how society influences technological developments.

Professional Practice and Career Opportunities

By the end of the course, the student will:

Follow safe practices and procedures when using materials, tools, and equipment.

Identify careers in various technological fields, and describe the educational requirements for them.