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7th & 8th Grade Technology Education


7th Grade Technology Education

Students will explore the world of technology through active exploration. This will be in the form of modular based instruction and the use of the woodshop.  Students will use Google Sketchup to create 3D drawings.  Manufacturing skills such as reading a ruler and following basic plans will be used to create a simple project.


7th Grade Elective Technology Education

Students will explore the technological world through the study of communications, air transportation, land transportation, construction, and manufacturing.  Students will learn how to use design software to solve design problems in each of the technology areas.



8th Grade Technology Education

Students will explore technology through the use of modular based instruction. Each unit is an example of career. Students will also be exposed to production through the use of the woodshop.  Each student will bring home a wooden gumball machine.


8th Grade Elective Technology Education

Students will explore the world of design engineering through the design and construction of a model dragster.  Students will also explore the beginning skills of manufacture through the construction of a woodworking project. Other areas that may be explored are 3D gaming, and vehicle crash analysis.