Teacher: 6th Grade Career Explorations, 7th Grade Technology, 8th Grade Robotics
7th Grade Technology
Course Description: Students will have an introduction to the design process of inventing and develop new technologies using a variety of tools. In 7th Grade Tech, students work on an innovation project over the course of a marking period. The long term project begins with identifying invention and innovation, followed by scaffolded lessons where each student develops a prototype for his/her own invention.
Course Description: Students will learn about engineering and engineering problem solving. They will be introduced to the EV3 lego robotics programming software and use lego robotics kits to build a robot and program it to execute a number of different functions. In addition to EV3, students will also be introduced too other interactive robotics and coding programs. Students will also be learning key STEM principles through the process of robotics competitions. The curriculum is heavily focused on mechatronic principles; as such, programming knowledge is NOT required.
Course Description: 6th Grade Career Explorations is an opportunity provided for students to further their academic development and explore the vast career opportunities available in 21 Century workplace.
Materials needed for class:
-pencil or pen