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  • Gateway to Technology 8 (GTT8)

      

    This course will focus on designing, building and programing using 3-D CAD (computer aided design) Engineering software.

    New to the program is a 3-D Printer. Students are able to print there projects in 3-D.

    Students will use problem solving and decision making skills to design and develop product prototypes. Autodesk inventor is a "state of the art" 3-D CAD software program currently being used in the manufacturing, design and prototype fabrication industries. 

     

     

     

    Students will then apply CAD drawing specifications to a real world cut-and-build projects produced in class shop area. This course integrates the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math concepts also known as "STEM". GTT also uses a  "Principles of Engineering" environment with focus on stated goals and purpose.


    GTT also has a Robotic component attached to the classroom instruction. The LEGO mindstorms is the featured robotic hardware and software program. Students will design, program and control a fully functional "NXT" generation robot. They will use software to plan, test and modify sequences of instructions for a variety of life-like robotic behaviors. Students will then be challenged to physically construct the componets resulting in a stated goal. 

    Please click on attached link listed below for information regarding this topic.

    http://mindstorms.lego.com/en-us/default.aspx