To complete this curriculum unit, students will be asked
to follow the steps below.
will research the term 'human factors' and formulate their own definition
for that term.
will research the transportation related subjects associated with
- Students will perform
some simple laboratory exercises that will help demonstrate why human
factors are studied.
- Students will search the HumanFIRST Program
web site and learn about the program.
will search a web site which looks at some poorly designed objects.
- Students will take an online quiz about the
things they have learned.
- As an
optional assignment, students may wish to browse the additional human
factors sites for interesting information.
To complete the lesson, students click on the step (above) that they
are ready to perform. They may also use the links on the left side of the
page or the 'next' link below.
This lesson should take about 3-5 class periods.