Industrial Technology Courses
Full descriptions are available through
the course description book.
This is a level one class that is a quarter long and allows the student to learn basic skills in the woodworking lab. They learn these skills through projects in a hands-on environment. They have the opportunity to use all of the equipment in the lab including the wood lathes and to learn to use the laser engrave
In this level two class the students build upon the skills they learned in Construction I to work on more advanced projects. They are also involved in a mass-production unit, in which they split into small groups, do research marketing, and come up with a product to build and sell to the public.
An introductory class to learn the different processes and equipment
used in a metals lab. This includes foundry, forging, and heat-treating,
welding using gas, electric arc, Mig, and plasma cutting, sheet metal
and machining including the use of CNC mills and lathes.
Level two curriculum in which the students are expected to concentrate
in a few of the areas of study they learned before, and expand on
their knowledge and skills in those areas.
students are exposed to various areas of study related to transportation,
including, but not limited to CO2 cars, rocket cars, water transportation,
rail traffic, air travel, and car design. They will also spend some
time learning about the different systems in the automobile.
other accepted name for this course is Applied Physics, and that describes
it quite well. You learn how to solve problems in a hands-on environment.
This class can be used to fulfill Applied Arts, Math, or Science credits
towards graduation requirements.
learn to do advanced technical drawings of objects and parts of objects
using conventional drafting tools and AutoCad.
end result of this class is to draw a complete set of house plans.
These plans will include floor plans, elevations, foundation plans,
detail drawings, landscape, and plot layout plans. The majority of
this class will be done using various computer programs including