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Cell Division Process Lesson Plan: Control of the Cell Cycle Game

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Improving the software development process through DevOps

DevOps is one of the very popular terminologies especially in software development companies and there are many misunderstandings about what is DevOps, is it and new Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), is it Agile or does it improve process agility, it is a role inside the team or what is the DevOps and how this can improve software delivery.

As we know that software after implementation and delivery, is used by the end-users inside the organization, it needs to be maintained and also operated, not only that it needs to be enhanced with the time until it is decommissioned or replaced with a new software powered by new technologies.

Most of the time, the team that manages the development, is different than who manages quality, and as well is different than who manages security, deployments, operations, and maintenance. Each team may have different objectives, leaders, and performance indicators. This led

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Engineering and Design Process Lesson Plan: Paper Cup Telephone

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-3, students watch the BrainPOP movie Engineering and Design Process and discover that engineering is an area of science that explores designing, building, and improving things to solve problems and that engineers do this by brainstorming ideas, making a plan, and testing and improving their designs. Then they will collaborate to design a paper cup telephone.

 

Students will:

  1. Review the steps of the engineering and design process
  2. Brainstorm solutions for a paper cup telephone and select one
  3. Make a paper cup telephone and test it (improve the design if necessary)
  4. Share their paper cup telephones

Materials:

  • Internet access for BrainPOP Jr.
  • Interactive whiteboard
  • Paper cups of different weights and sizes
  • String of different lengths and thickness
  • Paper clips

Lesson Procedure:

  1. Ask students what they think of when they hear the word engineering or engineer. Jot their ideas on the whiteboard. Briefly explain that
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Engineering and Design Process Background Information for Teachers, Parents, and Caregivers

This page provides information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about engineering and design process. It is designed to complement the Engineering and Design Process topic page on BrainPOP Jr.

Remind children that engineering is the area of science and technology that explores designing, building, and improving things to solve problems. Explain that engineers often collaborate, or work together, to solve a range of different problems from inventing tools that allow us to gather information about our world to building homes and planning cities, and much more! Lead a discussion about contributions made by the engineering and design community.

Review that engineers follow a process for solving problems. First they find and understand a problem. Invite children to think of a problem. What do people struggle with every day? What do people do or use that can be improved? Encourage children to think of a way to

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