• Weeks 1 - 3
    • Introduction to Manufacturing Technology
    • Rules and Classroom Procedures (Lab Fee)
    • Pre-engineering Unit
      • Design Challenge
      • K-Nex Activity
    • Introduction to Bridges
      • Types
      • Materials: steel, wood, concrete (basic material science)

    Weeks 3 - 6

    • Review of Synergy & Student Accounts
    • Engineering Bridges Class Module
      • Sessions 1-3 (planning & design)
      • Sessions 3-7 (construction skills and technique)
      • Session 7 (final assessment)
    • Measurement
      • Estimating
      • Reading a ruler
      • Adding and reducing fractions

    Weeks 6 - 9

    • Introduction to Manufacturing
    • Semester 1 Manufacturing Project
      • Shop Safety
      • Duties
      • Supplies

    Weeks 18 - 21

    • Architectural Unit
      • Drafting to scale (1/4" = 1 foot)
      • Chief Architect Software (CAD)
      • Model house design & construction

    Weeks 21 - 26

    • Transportation Unit
      • Models and Prototypes
      • Scientific principals: aerodynamics, mass, friction & newtons laws
      • Construction of CO2 car
      • Testing and RACE Day!

    Weeks 26 - 30

    • Major Manufacturing Project (skatedeck)
      • Design and Entrepeneurship
      • Fabrication or deck

    Weeks 30 - 33

    • Robotics or Module Rotation #2
      • Module Rotation to be assigned by instructor
      • Robotics teams to be assigned by instructor

    Weeks 33 - 36

    • Aerospace Unit
      • Rocketry Challenge