Year 1 = Intro to Engineering [IED] -
Open to 9th and 10th Grade students
Students dig deep into the engineering design process, applying math, science, and engineering standards to hands-on projects like designing a new toy or improving an existing product. This class focuses on the following high points:
-Engineering problems solving and design process
-Drafting process and rules
- 3-D drafting of objects.
- Basic calculations of Area, volume, Mass, Density, Probability, and
- Vocabulary of Engineering and engineers.
-3-D printing of drawn/drafted objects.
Sucessful Students have the following skills:
Sucessful completion of grade level math. (Math 8 for 8th graders, IM2 for Freshmen)
Sees a problem as a challenge.
ADVANTAGES OF TAKING COURSE
VAPA credit for Graduation*
Real world, practical application of knowledge gained thus far in Science, Math and Art
Completion of 1 of 3 courses in the sequence.
More Complete Information on IED curriculum- Click on the PDF below:
*VAPA = Visual and Performing Arts. Required for graduation from SJUSD high schools as well as UC entrance requirements.