Technology

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This is your opportunity to work safely in several areas of woodworking, cabinet, and furniture making. Learn about various products and types of wood used within the industry, how to use hand and power tools safely, create a “wood” project and evaluate career information.

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Incorporate the safe operation of all hand and power equipment while working in the shop. Build furniture or cabinets from drawings you create or use pre-printed plans. You’ll be expected to demonstrate a high degree of design and workmanship in this advanced class. You must pay for the cost of your materials.

Available At: East Ridge High School Park High School Woodbury High School

This lab-based course gives you an opportunity to use new technology. Develop architectural plans and construct a scale model residential home from you will design, develop and construct an actual wall section according to industry standards. Explore and gain experience in careers for several building trades.

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Explore the artistic, technical, and organizational aspects of digital video and animation technology. Demonstrate an understanding of story and script development, cameras, audio inputs, lighting, editing systems and computer-generated graphics. Projects include documentary, interview, studio production, digital video and multimedia presentation. Understand and apply the artistic process relating to digital video and animation production and create original digital video and animation projects. You must organize and plan your time outside of class to make effective use of production equipment and facilities.
*Possible College Credit: Available through Century College Articulation Program

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Refine your digital video production and animation skills to produce a variety of products using digital video cameras and the latest software and compression utilities. You will produce one major, or several minor productions, using topics that may include themes based using school, community and individual topics or interests. Apply the artistic process relating to digital video and animation productions, and understand and use artistic processes to create original digital video and animation projects. Audience and message analysis, script writing, digital video editing and computer animation are required.
*Possible College Credit: Available through Century College Articulation Program

Available At: East Ridge High School Park High School Woodbury High School

This lab-based course is designed to give students more skills in the digital photography medium. Students will explore a variety of digital photography projects and learn how photos are modified and enhanced using Photoshop and other software applications. Interesting digital photography projects will be created using professional SRL digital cameras using studio lighting, special effects and other projects based on a hands on approach.

Available At: Park High School

This is a class to learn how various metals are made and the special characteristics of each. By learning how to read drawings and layouts, students will make products from metal after studying seams, fasteners, spot welding, forming tools and metal finishes. Introductory training on the metal lathe, drill press, milling machine, and band saw will be given.

Available At: Park High School

This is a course in learning how to weld or cut metal for fabrication and/or repair. Gas welding, arc welding, heli-arc and wire-feed welding are taught. Also gas cutting and grinding and sanding techniques are used.

Available At: Woodbury High School

Gain a comprehensive knowledge about automobiles, their design, and repair. Classroom and hands-on lab activities focus on safety, design, diagnostics, troubleshooting and repairing many of the complex systems contained in today’s automobile. These systems include the steering, suspension, electrical, fuel, emission, brake, cooling, heating and exhaust systems. Here’s your chance to learn about basic automotive maintenance and repair.

Available At: Woodbury High School

Advance what you’ve learned in Automobile Mechanics A. Classroom and hands-on lab activities focus on safety, general service and repair, steering and suspension service, cooling system service, starting/charging systems, engine performance testing and minor tune-ups.

Available At: Woodbury High School

This is the second advanced course in Automobile Mechanics. You’ll use classroom and hands-on lab activities to learn about tune-ups, emission control, basic automotive electricity, computerized engine control, brake system troubleshooting, fuel systems and minor engine repairs.

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Learn about the basic operation, maintenance, and repair of small engines, including engine design concepts and the function of its major operating systems. Demonstrate your learning through written assignments, tests/quizzes, and hands-on lab activities. We emphasize the relationship between small engines and car engines.

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This course provides a more in depth look and application of the operating systems of the small engine. Emphasis will be placed on using the knowledge and skills from the beginning class and applying them to the diagnosis and repair of a small engine. Lab time will be spent diagnosing, testing and repairing small engines.

Available At: Park High School

This is a hands-on computer based lab course. The students will use tutorials to learn the AutoCAD program. Students will then learn major concepts used in mechanical drafting. Projects will be developed through a series of computer generated drawings. Basic geometry, math and problem solving skills will be used on daily assignments.

Available At: Park High School

This hands on computer based lab course in is an advanced course dealing with Technical, Mechanical, Architectural drafting and related applications. Various projects will then be developed in one of the technical areas through a series of computer generated drawings.

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Be introduced to the basic concepts of Robotics by building and programming your own robot. Course information is tied to lab experiments! Work to build and program your own robot, developed by the FIRST Robotics organization. Explore the concepts of sensors, path planning, kinematics, feedback and feed forward control. You will have the opportunity to apply and synthesize knowledge regarding physics, technology, engineering and math, while meeting national STEMS standards. A computer based curriculum and assumes no previous robotics knowledge. Students work step-by-step through the interactive lessons using both computers and hands on lab activities to build, program, and test a “VEX” robot.

Available At: East Ridge High School Woodbury High School

AP Computer Science A is equivalent to a first-semester, college- level course in computer science. The course introduces students to computer science with fundamental topics that include problem solving, design strategies and methodologies, organization of data (data structures), approaches to processing data (algorithms), analysis of potential solutions, and the ethical and social implications of computing. The course emphasizes both object-oriented and imperative problem solving and design using Java language. These techniques represent proven approaches for developing solutions that can scale up from small, simple problems to large, complex problems. The AP Computer Science A course curriculum is compatible with many CS1 courses in colleges and universities.

Available At: Park High School

Students will learn digital design and prototyping using the new Inventor Space software and equipment. Students who take  his course will be able to independently design and fabricate almost anything using industry-based software, technology and tools. The class is student-centered where learning takes place by doing and where each student can pursue their own interests and passions. The course provides a hands-on introduction to the resources for designing and fabricating smart systems, 3-D printing, injection molding laser cutting; PCB layout and fabrication. Emphasis is placed on learning how to use the tools as well as understanding how they work. Students will collaborate and help each other in the process. All students will be both teachers and learners.