• Highlights 

    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

      Statistics.

    - Vocabulary of Engineering and engineers.

    -3-D printing of drawn/drafted objects.

     

    Successful Students have the following skills:

    Successful completion of grade level math. (Math 8 for 8th graders, IM2 for Freshmen)

    Sees a problem as a challenge.

    Problem solver.

     

    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:

    IED Complete Resume

     

    *VAPA = Visual and Performing Arts. Required for graduation from SJUSD high schools as well as UC entrance requirements.

     

Last Modified on October 10, 2019