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Project Lead the Way – Engineering

INTRO TO ENGINEERING DESIGN

Grades 9-10-11-12                    1 Year – .5 Credit Each Sem./3 Credits with Clinton Community College

Prerequisite: Algebra I; COMPASS/ACT Placement Score

(IED) allows students to use sophisticated 3D modeling software to improve existing products, invent new ones, and communicate the details of the products to others.

PRINCIPLES OF ENGINEERING

Grades 10-11-12                      1 Year – .5 Credit Each Sem./3 Credits with Clinton Community College

Prerequisite: Intro to Engineering; COMPASS/ACT Placement Score

(POE) uses student activities, projects, and problems to explore the wide variety of careers in engineering and technology and examine various technology systems and manufacturing processes.

CIVIL ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE

Grades 10-11-12                       1 Year – .5 Credit Each Sem./3 Credits with Clinton Community College

Prerequisite: Intro to Engineering; COMPASS/ACT Placement Score

(CEA) provides an overview of the fields of civil engineering and architecture, emphasizing the interrelationship of the two fields.

ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

Grades 10-11-12                       1 Year – .5 Credit Each Sem./3 Credits with Clinton Community College

Prerequisite: Intro to Engineering, Biology; COMPASS/ACT Placement Score

(ES) students investigate and design solutions in response to real-world challenges related to clean and abundant drinking water, food supply issues, and renewable energy.  Applying their knowledge through hands-on activities and simulations, students research and design potential solutions to these true-to-life challenges.

COMPUTER SCIENCE PRINCIPLES

Grades 10-11-12                       1 Year – .5 Credit Each Sem./3 Credits with Clinton Community College

Prerequisite: COMPASS/ACT Placement Score

CSE implements the College Board’s CS Principles framework.  Using Python as a primary tool and incorporating multiple platforms and languages for computation, this course aims to develop computational thinking, generate excitement about career paths that utilize computing, and introduce professional tools that foster creativity and collaboration.  CSE helps students develop programming expertise and explore the workings of the Internet.  Projects and problems include app development, visualization of data, cybersecurity, and simulation.