6th Grade Technology Education - Mechanical Technology Education (04154605)

6th Grade Technology Education - Mechanical Technology Education (04154605)


Length: Semester

Format: Meets Every Other Day

Description: Introduction to Technology will expose students to the technological world around them through exploratory problem solving and hands-on critical thinking activities. Individual and group activities will be framed around the concepts of the design process, engineering foundations, communication, technological literacy, as well as how to be safe when using the computer.  Skill sets, such as technical sketching and drawings, video editing, and digital imagery will be used by students to complete activities that require them to design and build structures, aircraft, rockets, boats, and/or cars. Students who take this course in sixth (6th) grade will take Computer Science Technology Education in seventh (7th) grade.