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   Advanced Materials Processing & Engineering
 752
   11-12
    2
   1
    In depth applications of STEM concepts will be the foundation for this course. Students will develop
engineering skills, hone machining skills, develop design skills along with materials processing and problem
solving. Students with technology or engineering interests will appreciate the rigorous coursework and challenges. Using STEM guidelines, students will engage in Civil Engineering and land development. Students will engineer sustainable structures in accordance with available technologies. The class will offer hands on application of materials processing leading to the design and construction of a variety of possible projects. Students will use machinery to process materials into usable projects. The application of multi-disciplinary subjects will create opportunities for the advanced student to prepare for unique and intense learning experiences. The course is designed to expose the student to common practice in the engineering fields. The coursework will give students exposure to a variety of STEM challenges and experiences. Students will gain practical knowledge of global solutions to a wide variety of engineering concepts through this exhaustive course.
PREREQUISITE: Student must have the following:
● Introduction to Materials Processing & Engineering.
  Senior Tech Shop
 755
   12
    2
   1
    An entrepreneurial experience for advanced materials processing students. Students will take a product from conception to design to production to marketing to ultimately selling their product to end consumers. Students will have their choice of media, including wood, metal, plastic, and aggregates. This class builds and extends on the skills acquired in Advanced Materials Processing and Engineering. Digital technology will be used in the class, including creating digital marketing tools to aid in selling the final product. The ideal Tech Shop student is self-motivated and internally driven to achieve excellent results.This course may be taken as independent study for students on educational or work release. Students would be expected to fulfill all course requirements and to check in with the course instructor on a regular predetermined basis to ensure and track progress.
PREREQUISITE: Student must have the following:
● Successful completion of Advanced Materials Processing and Engineering.
  Robotics 1
 756
   9-12
    1
   0.5
    This introductory course is for students with an interest in designing and programming VEX robots. Students will utilize a variety of engineering design processes in the development of their robots. Student’s robot design will integrate motion, structural, power, sensors, autonomous programming and use of RC controllers.
PREREQUISITE: Student must have the following:
● B or better in Exploring Engineering.
  Robotics 2
 757
   10-12
    1
   0.5
    This course builds on the skills learned in Robotics 1 and allows students to create and program VEX robots for higher level tasks. Students will utilize a variety of engineering design processes in the development of their robot. . Student’s robot design will integrate motion, structural, power, sensors, autonomous programming and use of RC controllers. PREREQUISITE: Student must have the following:
● B or better in Robotics 1.
  Exploring Engineering
 750
   9-10
    1
   0.5
    Students will apply their creative abilities through the application of Computer Aided Design, scientific principles, and engineering analysis to solve structured and unstructured problems. Individual and team work will be emphasized through the design loop or problem-solving process. Students will utilize math and science concepts combined with the operation of tools and machines to develop solutions to bring thoughts and ideas to life with the use of hands on activities. Students with an interest in robotics, engineering, architecture, or green design are encouraged to take this course.
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