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Topic: Assembly 

Life Work

 Standard 1.  Makes effective use of basic tools
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   Benchmark 2.Assembles, describes, takes apart, and reassembles constructions using interlocking blocks, erector sets and the like
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Assembles constructions using interlocking blocks, erector sets, and the like
     2.Describes constructions that use interlocking blocks, erector sets, and the like
     3.Takes apart constructions that use interlocking blocks, erector sets, and the like
     4.Reassembles constructions that use interlocking blocks, erector sets, and the like
   Benchmark 3.Makes something out of paper, cardboard, wood, plastic, metal, or existing objects that can be used to perform a task
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Makes something out of paper that can be used to perform a task
     2.Makes something out of cardboard that can be used to perform a task
     3.Makes something out of wood that can be used to perform a task
     4.Makes something out of plastic that can be used to perform a task
     5.Makes something out of metal that can be used to perform a task
     6.Makes something out of existing objects that can be used to perform a task
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 1.Chooses appropriate common materials for making simple mechanical constructions and controlling things
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Chooses appropriate common materials for making simple mechanical constructions
     2.Chooses appropriate common materials for controlling things
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 1.Uses hand and power tools to shape, fasten, and unfasten such materials as wood, plastic, and soft metal, exercising reasonable safety
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Uses hand tools to shape wood, plastic, and soft metal
     2.Uses hand tools to fasten wood, plastic, and soft metal
     3.Uses hand tools to unfasten wood, plastic, and soft metal
     4.Uses power tools to shape wood, plastic, and soft metal
     5.Uses power tools to fasten wood, plastic, and soft metal
     6.Uses power tools to unfasten wood, plastic, and soft metal
   Benchmark 2.Inspects, disassembles, and reassembles simple mechanical devices and describes the various parts
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Inspects simple mechanical devices and describes the various parts
     2.Disassembles simple mechanical devices and describes the various parts
     3.Reassembles simple mechanical devices and describes the various parts
 Standard 2.  Uses various information sources, including those of a technical nature, to accomplish specific tasks
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 8.Interprets drawings (e.g., cross sections) for assembly or disassembly
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Interprets drawings for assembly
     2.Interprets drawings for disassembly
     3.Knows that a cross section is a drawing that may be used for assembly or disassembly