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    TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION COURSES
    811   TECH ED INDEPENDENT/UNITS STUDIES
    Prerequisites: Engineering Design I & II, Manufacturing I & II Credit: .5         Grade:11, 12
    This course is designed for students who have had the pre-requisite courses of: Engineering Design I & II and Manufacturing Technology I & II. The course will allow for students to independently (or in small student group) select, investigate, research, design, manufacture and orally present assessed evidence of their chosen technology problem/project. The students will be implementing research, design and manufacturing skills, along with implementing state-of-the-art design software, manufacturing tools and equipment required for these 21st Century STEM initiatives. Students will also be implementing: Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving throughout the course curriculum.
    812   ENGINEERING DESIGN I (INTRODUCTION TO AUTOCAD)
    Prerequisites: None Credit: 1          Grade: 9,10,11,12
    Utilization and Implementation of CADD (Computer Aided Drawing & Design) throughout the course. Introduction to: Geometric, Orthographic, Section View, Perspective, Auxiliary and Assembly drawing techniques and processes, along with Technical sketching and Dimensioning. Introduction to UCS & WCS coordinate drawing, along with introduction to 3-D Modeling and Rendering drawing techniques. Introduction to individual and group projects incorporating periodically, the design and assembly of proto-type to coincide with computer generated designs. Strong emphasis on STEM/STEAM problem solving, critical thinking, analytic thinking and creativity throughout the course. Use of the AutoDesk Cad software programs throughout the course.
     
    813   ENGINEERING DESIGN II (LEVEL 1 AUTOCAD)
    Prerequisites: Completion of Engineering Drawing I Credit: 1         Grade: 10,11,12
    Utilization and implementation of CADD (Computer Aided Drawing & Design) throughout the course. Incorporation of Engineering Drawing I techniques and processes into select individual and group research projects. Advanced exposure to 3-D Modeling, Rendering and 3-D Visualization through the course. Design and assembly of advanced proto-type models to coincide with computer generated design projects. Implementation and usage of the Internet for in-depth project research and exploration. Incorporating the relationship of the course with the practices of business and industry through projects, research and periodic enrichment experiences throughout the school year. Strong emphasis on STEM/STEAM problem solving, critical thinking, analytic thinking and creativity throughout the course. Use of the AutoDesk Cad software programs throughout the course.
     
    814   ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING AND DESIGN
    Prerequisites: Engineering Drawing II (or by selective arrangement) Credit: 1         Grade: 11,12
    Utilization and implementation of CADD (Computer Aided Drawing & Design) throughout the course. Course includes the research and study of various facets of residential and commercial building structure principles and design. Layout and design of foundation, floor, wall, roof and elevation plans, through the use of 2-D and 3-D modeling, rendering and drawing techniques and processes. Design and assembly of proto-type models to coincide with computer generated house and building plans. Implementation and usage of the internet for in-depth project research and exploration. Incorporating the relationship of the course with the practices of business and industry through projects, research and periodic enrichment experiences throughout the school year. Strong emphasis on problem solving, critical thinking, analytic thinking and creativity throughout the course.
     
    817   MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS I
    Prerequisites: Successful completion of Engineering Technology Systems I or Engineering Drawing I Credit: .5        Grade: 10,11,12 Students explore the production of a product from concept to market. A mass production product will be produced. Instruction and experiences include: manufacturing practices, designing, rapid prototyping, CAD/CAM, material properties and material selection, CNC mill and lathe operation, assembly/assembly line and marketing. Emphasis will be placed on team work and group interaction.
     
    819   MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS II
    Prerequisites: Successful completion of Manufacturing Technology Systems I Credit: .5        Grade: 10,11,12
    Students explore the production of a product from concept to market. Several projects will be produced. Instruction and experiences include: manufacturing practices, designing, rapid prototyping, CAD/CAM, material properties and material selection, CNC mill and lathe operation, assembly/assembly line and marketing. Emphasis will be placed on teamwork and group interaction.
     
    808   ENERGY POWER AND TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY
    Prerequisites: None Credit: 5         Grade: 10, 11, 12
    Energy, Power and Transportation will provide a comprehensive study of the elements and concepts associated with Energy, Power and Transportation and their relationships to one another, the environment and their technological processes. The course will include individual and group classroom instruction and hands-on activities and projects to enhance the learning of the concepts and provide a strong emphasis on 21 century STEM/STEAM Initiative.
     
    809   SURVEY OF ENGINEERING
    Prerequisites:
    Successful completion of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Pre-Calculus, Engineering Drawing 1 OR successful completion of Biology, Chemistry,Engineering Drawing 1,and concurrent enrollment in Pre-Calculus and Physics Credit: .5        Grade: 11, 12
    Students explore a variety of engineering disciplines including Aerospace, Bio-Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical, Nuclear, and Computer Engineering/Computer Science. The course will include individual and group classroom instruction and exposure to the practices of real world engineers with an emphasis on project-based learning, and a focus on the STEM / STEAM initiative.
     
    810   COMMUNICATING W/DIGITAL MEDIA
    Prerequisites: None Credit: .5        Grade: 11,12
    A survey photography course, which teaches principles of photography and fundamental camera techniques. Instruction and experiences include: using a 35 mm SLR camera, digital camera, photo editing software, darkroom equipment, mounting and displaying of photos