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INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY


EXPLORATORY INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY 7

GRADE: 7
SEMESTERS: 9 weeks
CREDIT: None
PREREQUISITE: None

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This class introduces 7th grade students to industrial technology and offers students the chance to explore some of the basics of woodworking. Students will learn to use basic drafting equipment to complete beginner level drawings. By the end of the quarter each student will use simple woodworking materials to make a small wooden cutting board.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
The student will:
1. Become proficient at using the T-square, triangle, and scale to draw simple projects
2. Learn and demonstrate safety when using hand tools
3. Construct quality wooden projects using hand tools
4. Multiply, add, and subtract fractions


COMPUTER AIDED DRAFTING

GRADE: 9-12
SEMESTERS: 1
CREDIT: 1
OFFERED: 1st Semester
PREREQUISITE: None

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course introduces students to the computer technology used in designing and creating machine parts. Students will use Solid Works software to complete daily assignments of recreating 3D drawings of various machine components.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
The student will:
1. Properly reproduce drawings of geometric shapes
2. Demonstrate competency using Solid Works program
3. Learn to decipher dimensions properly
4. Generate working drawings of projects


ADVANCED CAD

GRADE: 9-12
SEMESTERS: 1
CREDIT: 1
OFFERED: 2nd Semester
PREREQUISITE: Computer Aided Drafting

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Students will work individually and in groups to complete advanced projects using Solid Works. This course also offers students the opportunity to learn about home design. Students will learn about floor plan layout including room size and arrangement. Students will become proficient with Chief Architect software.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
The student will:
1. Use knowledge and critical thinking to complete advanced Solid Works projects
2. Demonstrate proficiency using Chief Architect program
3. Design and create a home floor plan


WOODS I

GRADE: 9-12
SEMESTERS: Year
CREDIT: 2
PREREQUISITE: None
FEE: Student responsible for project materials beyond required

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
First in a series of three sequential units. Students will learn the proper use of power tools and the safety rules necessary to run a safe shop environment. Each student will complete small wood projects as they’re assigned. The student will be responsible for the cost of materials used in the production of their individual projects. Each student will work at an individual pace to complete quality projects. Emphasis will be on quality not quantity.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
The student will:
1. Become proficient in reading plans
2. Show knowledge of materials and design
3. Show skill and safety in power tool operation
4. Complete construction of required projects
5. Pass safety test with 100% accuracy


WOODS II

GRADE: 10-12
SEMESTER: Year
CREDIT: 2
PREREQUISITE: Woods I & Teacher Approval
FEE: Student responsible for project materials beyond required

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Second in a series of three sequential units. Students will learn more detailed methods of wood construction. Two projects of greater difficulty and quality will be required and completed during the year. Projects such as cedar chests, coffee tables, and entertainment centers can be built depending on the student’s ability and desire.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
The student will:
1. Show knowledge of materials and design
2. Show skill and safety in power tool operation
3. Construct required quality projects
4. Pass safety test with 100% accuracy


WOODS III

GRADES: 11-12
SEMESTER: Year
CREDIT: 2
PREREQUISITE: Woods I and II & Teacher Approval
FEE: Student responsible for project materials beyond required

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Third in a series of three sequential units. Designed for the serious woodworker. Students will plan, design and construct a wood project of the highest difficulty and quality. Students will work alongside and mentor students in Woods I and II.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
The student will:
1. Pass the safety test with 100% accuracy
2. Complete individual projects


BUILDING TRADES

GRADE: 9-12
SEMESTERS: 1
CREDIT: 1
OFFERED: 1st and/or 2nd Semester
PREREQUISITE: Woods I - 1 semester & Teacher Approval

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course is designed to acquaint students with all aspects of home construction. Students will learn basic plumbing and home electrical wiring codes, as well as basic frame construction. Students will have hands-on experience such as the construction of a storage shed or other small projects around the school and community.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
The student will:
1. Observe and practice in all areas of building
2. Work on job site through the building process
3. Perfect previously learned building skills


WELDING I

GRADE: 10-12
SEMESTERS: Year
CREDIT: 2
PREREQUISITE: None

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Students will pass a safety test before entering the shop. Students will learn the components of the tools in the shop, and knowledgeable of the welders in the shop. Welding with both Arc and MIG will be taught and administrated hands on with all of the students. Students will use the plasma cutter for 3 weeks throughout the year. Students will complete two projects before they can bring a project to work on their own. The first project is a wrench rack and the second is a stool. If a student cannot think of a project, or is not working the whole time on his or her project, they will be dropped from the class.

Students will perfect the following: Beads, Butts, and T-welds with both Stick and MIG.

AREAS OF STUDY:
1. ARC
2. MIG
3. Plasma cutter
4. Grinders
5. Drill press
6. Projects - wrench rack, stool


WELDING II

GRADE: 10-12
SEMESTERS: Year
CREDIT: 2
PREREQUISITE: None

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Students will pass a safety test before entering the shop. Students will have a refresher over all of the components of the tools in the shop, and knowledgeable of the welders in the shop. Welding with both Arc and MIG will be taught and administrated hands on with all of the students. Students will use the plasma cutter for 3 weeks throughout the year. Students will complete one project before they can bring a project to work on their own. If a student cannot think of a project, or is not working the whole time on his or her project, they will be dropped from the class.

Students are responsible for finding their own project to weld and work on after they refresh themselves with MIG, ARC and Plasma Cutter from the previous year.

AREAS OF STUDY:
1. ARC
2. MIG
3. Plasma cutter
4. Grinders
5. Drill press
6. Projects – your own ideas

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