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These students designed and built this hammock and rocking chair combination in two weeks

18 April 2016

Hammock.

The students made a frame, researched different weaves and tested the prototype.

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Characteristics of technological outcomes Use this and other examples to identify a technological product and describe relationships between the physical and functional attributes.  2
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to discuss examples of creative and critical thinking that have supported technological innovation. 5

 

 

 

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Keywords: rocking, chairs, construction and mechanical, characteristics of technological outcomes, characteristics of technology

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