• Design & Modeling: Grade 6

    Instructor: Michaud, C.


    Pre-Engineering: Design & Modeling
    The Design & Modeling courses highlight the design process and encourage students to be creative and critical thinkers as they use the principles of engineering to solve problems. As pre-engineers, students are expected to document their thinking and techniques through journaling activities and portfolio creation. Grading is largely determined by these portfolios and through successful completion of design challenges.

           Design & Modeling (Tech A) meets twice per week for nine weeks.  Topics covered include:
    • Communication and Teamwork in Engineering
    • Graphic Design
    • Measurement
    • Introductory 3D Design
    • Forces and Loads
    • Specifications and Constraints


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    Week of April 3

    Complete paper floor plans of Room B107  measure accurately (feet and inches) calculate square footage determine scale Use the architectural software to create the computer lab in 3D navigating in Punch Home and Landscape Design using the custom wall tool and dimensioning customizing objects Design a school in Minecraft in teams suggest requirements for checklist suggest possible prompts for future…

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