Course Outline

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                                      7th Grade  ~  40 Weeks

     

    Approximate

    # of Classes

     

    Project  / Activity

     

    Main Units of Study

     

     

    15

     

    CO2 Dragster

     

    Engineering Design  ~ Computer Tech

     

    10

     

    Boomerang

     

    History & Evolution  ~ Computer Tech

     

    10

     

    House Design

     

    History & Evolution  ~ Computer Tech

     

    20

     

    Bulletin Board

    History and Evolution of Tech ~ Computer Tech

    Tools, Resources and Tech Processes

     

    15

     

    Tower Contest

     

    Engineering Design ~ Impacts of Tech

     

    10

     

    Catapults

     

    Engineering Design

     

    15

     

    Rube Goldberg

     

    Engineering Design

     

    5

     

    Home Wiring

    Systems of Tech ~ Impacts of Tech

    Computer Tech

     

    10

     

    Solar Power Cars

    Engineering Design

    Systems of Tech

     

    15

    Mass Production 

       Product - Wall Hutch

     

    Management of Tech  ~ Impacts of Tech

     

    10

     

    Bow Drill

     

    Primitive Tech

     

    10

    Management Assignment 

       Cutting Board

     

    Management of Tech  ~ Computer Tech

     

    15

     

    Hinged Box

     

    Engineering Design

     

    10

     

    Rube Goldberg Returns

     

    Tools, Resources and Tech Processes