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Advanced Game Art and Design
Course Number: 8222
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
Course blueprint: Under development (pdf, 70kb)
Prerequisite: Game Art and Design
Description:
This course is a continuation in the study of game design and interactivity. Emphasis is placed on visual design, evaluating, scripting and networking protocols, and legal issues as well as 3D visual theory. Students compile a game portfolio. Advanced topics include the use of audio and visual effects, rendering, modeling, and animation techniques. Students work in collaborative teams to develop a final 3D game project. Art, English language arts, mathematics and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Cooperative education is not available for this course. Apprenticeship is not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.


CTE Advanced Studies
Course Number: 8595
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 25
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
Prerequisite: Two technical credits in one Career Cluster
Description:
This culminating course is for juniors and seniors who have earned two technical credits, one of which is a completer course, in one Career Cluster. The Advanced Studies course must augment the content of the completer course and prepare students for success in transitioning to postsecondary education and future careers. Students work under the guidance of a teacher with expertise in the content of the completer course in collaboration with community members, business representatives, and other school-based personnel. The four parts of the course include writing a research paper, producing a product, developing a portfolio, and delivering a presentation. Students demonstrate their abilities to use 21st century skills. DECA (an association for Marketing Education students), Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), FFA, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), SkillsUSA, and Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.


CTE Apprenticeship
Course Number: 8596
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: NA
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
Prerequisite: Two technical credits in one Career Cluster
Description:
Students who participate in apprenticeships or pre-apprenticeships through the North Carolina Department of Labor, Apprenticeship and Training Bureau can also earn CTE credit while they earn hours and experience toward an adult apprenticeship leading to a completed journeyman certificate. This course is appropriate for occupations that do not require a college degree but require a high level of skill and knowledge.


CTE Career and College Promise I
Course Number: 8598
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: NA
Recommended Hours of Instruction: NA
Prerequisite: None
Description:
Career and College Promise provides a way for any North Carolina high school student in good academic standing who meets eligibility requirements to take community college courses while still in high school. Students can combine high school and postsecondary courses to earn a credential, certificate, or diploma in a technical field and meet requirements for CTE concentration. Credit may be transferrable to another North Carolina community college, to UNC System institutions, and to many of the stateÕs independent colleges and universities. Students should work with their school counselor to determine what CTE pathways are available at their local community college or in what other ways they can access this program.


CTE Career and College Promise II
Course Number: 8599
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: NA
Recommended Hours of Instruction: NA
Prerequisite: None
Description:
Career and College Promise provides a way for any North Carolina high school student in good academic standing who meets eligibility requirements to take community college courses while still in high school. Students can combine high school and postsecondary courses to earn a credential, certificate, or diploma in a technical field and meet requirements for CTE concentration. Credit may be transferrable to another North Carolina community college, to UNC System institutions, and to many of the stateÕs independent colleges and universities. Students should work with their school counselor to determine what CTE pathways are available at their local community college or in what other ways they can access this program.


CTE Internship
Course Number: 8597
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: NA
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
Prerequisite: None
Description:
A CTE Internship allows for additional development of career and technical competencies within a general career field. Internships allow students to observe and participate in daily operations, develop direct contact with job personnel, ask questions about particular careers, and perform certain job tasks. This activity is exploratory and allows the student to get hands-on experience in a number of related activities. The teacher, student, and the business community jointly plan the organization, implementation, and evaluation of an internship, regardless of whether it is an unpaid or paid internship.


Engineering Design
Course Number: 8212
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
Course blueprint: Under development (pdf, 70kb)
Prerequisite: Technology Engineering and Design
Description:
This course continues to apply the skills, concepts, and principles of engineering. Students explore various technological systems and engineering processes in related career fields. Topics include investigating technological system, design optimization, and problem solving. Students utilize CAD and physical and virtual modeling concepts to construct, test, collect, and report data. Art, English language arts, mathematics and science are reinforced.Ê Work-based +87878learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Cooperative education is not available for this course. Apprenticeship is not available for this course.Ê Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences


Game Art and Design
Course Number: 8221
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
Course blueprint: Under development (pdf, 70kb)
Prerequisite: Scientific and Technical Visualization I
Description:
This course introduces students to techniques used in the electronic game industry. Students will focus on the principles used in game design including mathematical and virtual modeling. Emphasis is placed on areas related to art, history, ethics, plot development, storyboarding, programming, 2D visual theory, and interactive play technologies. Students develop physical and virtual games using hands-on experiences and a variety of software. Art, English language arts, mathematics and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Cooperative education is not available for this course. Apprenticeship is not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.


PLTW - Gateway to Technology
Course Number: 8056
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20
Recommended Hours of Instruction: Local decision
Course blueprint: Contact PLTW www.pltw.org
Prerequisite: None
Description:
Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Gateway to Technology (GTT) is an activities-oriented program designed to challenge and engage the natural curiosity and imagination of students. Taught in conjunction with a rigorous academic curriculum, the program is divided into six independent, nine-week courses. Course code 8056 is used for all courses.


PLTW Aerospace Engineering
Course Number: 8033
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
Course blueprint: Contact PLTW www.pltw.org
Prerequisite: PTE Foundation Courses
Description:
In this specialization Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Pathway to Engineering (PTE) course, students design problems related to aerospace information systems, astronautics, rocketry, propulsion, the physics of space science, space life sciences, the biology of space science, principles of aeronautics, structures and materials, and systems engineering. Using 3-D design software, students work in teams utilizing hands-on activities, projects, and problems and are exposed to various situations encountered by aerospace engineers. Art, English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Cooperative education and apprenticeship are not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.


PLTW Biotechnical
Course Number: 8032
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
Course blueprint: Contact PLTW www.pltw.org
Prerequisite: PTE Foundation Courses
Description:
In this specialization Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Pathway to Engineering (PTE) course, students are exposed to the diverse fields of biotechnology including biomedical engineering, molecular genetics, bioprocess engineering, and agricultural and environmental engineering. Lessons engage students in engineering design problems related to biomechanics, cardiovascular engineering, genetic engineering, agricultural biotechnology, tissue engineering, biomedical devices, forensics, and bioethics. Students apply biological and engineering concepts to design materials and processes that directly measure, repair, improve and extend living systems. Art, English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.


PLTW Civil Engineering and Architecture
Course Number: 8031
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
Course blueprint: Contact PLTW www.pltw.org
Prerequisite: PTE Foundation Courses
Description:
In this specialization Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Pathway to Engineering (PTE) course, students apply what they learn about various aspects of civil engineering and architecture to the design and development of a property. Working in teams, students explore hands-on activities and projects to learn the characteristics of civil engineering and architecture. In addition, students use 3D design software to help them design solutions to solve major course projects. Students learn about documenting their project, solving problems, and communicating their solutions to their peers and members of the professional community of civil engineering and architecture. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.


PLTW Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Course Number: 8030
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
Course blueprint: Contact PLTW www.pltw.org
Prerequisite: PTE Foundation Courses
Description:
In this specialization Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Pathway to Engineering (PTE) course, students answer the questions: How are things made? What processes go into creating products? Is the process for making a water bottle the same as it is for a musical instrument? How do assembly lines work? How has automation changed the face of manufacturing? As students find the answers to these questions, they learn about the history of manufacturing, a sampling of manufacturing processes, robotics and automation. The course is built around several key concepts: computer modeling, Computer Numeric Control (CNC) equipment, Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software, robotics, and flexible manufacturing systems. Art, English language arts, mathematics and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.


PLTW Digital Electronics
Course Number: 8022
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
Course blueprint: Contact PLTW www.pltw.org
Prerequisite: None
Description:
In this foundation Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Pathway to Engineering (PTE) course, students focus on the process of combinational and sequential logic design, teamwork, communication methods, engineering standards, and technical documentation. Digital electronics is the foundation of all modern electronic devices such as cellular phones, MP3 players, laptop computers, digital cameras, and high-definition televisions. Art, English language arts, mathematics and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.


PLTW Engineering Design and Development
Course Number: 8040
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
Course blueprint: Contact PLTW www.pltw.org
Prerequisite: PTE Specialization Course
Description:
In this capstone Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Pathway to Engineering (PTE) course, students will work in teams to research, design, test and construct a solution to an open-ended engineering problem. The product development life cycle and a design process are used to guide and help the team to reach a solution to the problem. The team presents and defends their solution to a panel of outside reviewers at the conclusion of the course. The EDD course allows students to apply all the skills and knowledge learned in previous Project Lead the Way courses. The use of 3D design software helps students design solutions to the problem their team has chosen. This course also engages students in time management and teamwork skills, a valuable skill set for students in the future. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.


PLTW Introduction to Engineering Design
Course Number: 8020
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
Course blueprint: Contact PLTW www.pltw.org
Prerequisite: None
Description:
In this foundation Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Pathway to Engineering (PTE) course, students are exposed to the design process, research and analysis, teamwork, communication methods, global and human impacts, engineering standards, and technical documentation. Students use 3D solid modeling design software to help them design solutions to solve proposed problems and learn how to document their work and communicate solutions to peers and members of the professional community. Art, English language arts, mathematics and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.


PLTW Principles of Engineering
Course Number: 8021
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
Course blueprint: Contact PLTW www.pltw.org
Prerequisite: None
Description:
In this foundation Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Pathway to Engineering (PTE) course, students survey engineering and are exposed to major concepts they will encounter in a postsecondary engineering course of study. Students employ engineering and scientific concepts in the solution of engineering design problems. They develop problem-solving skills and apply their knowledge of research and design to create solutions to various challenges, documenting their work and communicating solutions to peers and members of the professional community. Art, English language arts, mathematics and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.


Principles of Technology I
Course Number: 8011
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135
Course blueprint: Summer 1997 (pdf, 108kb)
Prerequisite: None
Description:
This course provides a project based learning approach to understanding the fundamental principles and concepts of physics and associated mathematics. Emphasis is placed on understanding mechanical, electrical, fluid, and thermal systems as they relate to work, force, rate, resistance, energy, and power. Art, English language arts, mathematics and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Cooperative education is not available for this course. Apprenticeship is not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences. Algebra I and Technology Engineering and Design are recommended as preparation for this course.


Principles of Technology II
Course Number: 8012
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
Course blueprint: Summer 1997 (pdf, 510kb)
Prerequisite: Principles of Technology I
Description:
This course is a continuation of project based learning experiences where students focus on mechanical, electrical, fluid and thermal systems as they relate to force transformers, momentum, waves and vibrations, energy convertors, transducers, radiation theory, optical systems, and time constants. Art, English language arts, mathematics and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Cooperative education is not available for this course. Apprenticeship is not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.


Project Management I
Course Number: 8510
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 30
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
Course blueprint: Summer 2012 (pdf, 167kb)
Prerequisite: None
Description:
This course will introduce students to the principles, concepts, and software applications used in the management of projects. Through project-based learning, students will understand how to use the framework of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing a project in authentic situations. Art, English language arts, and mathematics are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include cooperative education, entrepreneurship, internship, mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship is not available for this course. DECA (an association for Marketing Education students), Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), FFA, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), SkillsUSA, and Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.


Project Management II -- Global
Course Number: 8511
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 30
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
Course blueprint: Under development
Prerequisite: Project Management I
Description:
This project-based course focuses on the impact of cultural differences and exchange rate fluctuations on business practices and the marketing mix in global markets. Students will understand factors that affect manufacturing and research location selection, the impact of local government policies and procedures on market decision making, and the use of strategic alliances to acquire additional necessary experience. Finally, students will learn to identify and manage risk in global market development. Art, English language arts, and mathematics are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include cooperative education, entrepreneurship, internship, mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship is not available for this course. DECA (an association for Marketing Education students), Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), FFA, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), SkillsUSA, and Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.


Project Management II -- Technology
Course Number: 8512
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 30
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
Course blueprint: Under development
Prerequisite: Project Management I
Description:
This project-based course focuses on the use of information technology to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of project management and integrated enterprise. Students will learn operational strategies for managing advanced technology and innovation as well as how to map the high technology operations environment to business settings. Art, English language arts, and mathematics are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include apprenticeship, cooperative education, entrepreneurship, internship, mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. DECA (an association for Marketing Education students), Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), FFA, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), SkillsUSA, and Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.


Project Management III
Course Number: 8513
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 30
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 125-150
Course blueprint: Under development
Prerequisite:
Project Management II -- Global OR Project Management II -- Technology
Description:
This project-based, culminating course covers the management of a complete project in an authentic environment. Students will be responsible for planning, monitoring, controlling, and completing a series of smaller projects as well as a capstone project. Art, English language arts, and mathematics are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include cooperative education, entrepreneurship, internship, mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship is not available for this course. DECA (an association for Marketing Education students), Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), FFA, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), SkillsUSA, and Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.


Scientific and Technical Visualization I
Course Number: 8006
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
Course blueprint: Summer 2005 (pdf, 195kb)
Prerequisite: None
Description:
This course introduces students to the use of complex graphic tools. Emphasis is placed on the principles, concepts, and use of complex graphic and visualization tools as applied to the study of science and technology. Students use complex 2D graphics, animation, editing, and image analysis tools to better understand, illustrate, explain, and present technical, mathematical, and/or scientific concepts and principles. Emphasis is placed on the use of computer-enhanced images to generate both conceptual and data-driven models, data-driven charts and animations. Science, math, and visual design concepts are reinforced throughout the course. Activities are structured to integrate physical and social sciences, mathematics, English language arts, and art. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.


Scientific and Technical Visualization II
Course Number: 8007
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
Course blueprint: Summer 2005 (pdf, 196kb)
Prerequisite: Scientific and Technical Visualization I
Description:
This course provides students with advanced skills in the use of complex visualization tools for the study of science, technology, or mathematical concepts. Students design and develop increasingly complex data and concept-driven visualization models. Students use complex 2D and 3D graphics, animation, editing, and image analysis tools to better understand, illustrate, and explain concepts. Students present technical, mathematical, and/or scientific concepts and principles. Activities are structured to integrate physical and social sciences, mathematics, English language arts, and art. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.


Technological Design
Course Number: 8211
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
Course blueprint: Under development (pdf, 70kb)
Prerequisite: Technology Engineering and Design
Description:
This course continues to apply the skills, concepts, and principles of design. The design fields of graphics, industrial design, and architecture receive major emphasis. Engineering content and professional practices are presented through practical application. Working in design teams, students apply technology, science, and mathematics concepts and skills to solve engineering and design problems. Students research, develop, test, and analyze engineering designs using criteria such as design effectiveness, public safety, human factors, and ethics. Art, English language arts, mathematics and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.


Technological Systems
Course Number: 8203
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20
Recommended Hours of Instruction: Local decision
Course blueprint: Under development (pdf, 70kb)
Prerequisite: None
Description:
This middle school course focuses on studentsÕ understanding how technological systems work together to solve problems and capture opportunities. As technology becomes more integrated and systems become dependent upon each other, this course gives students a general background on the different types of systems, with specific concentration on the connections between these systems. Art, English language arts, mathematics and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences. Technology Design and Innovation is recommended as preparation for this course.


Technology Design and Innovation
Course Number: 8201
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20
Recommended Hours of Instruction: Local decision
Course blueprint: Summer 2012 (pdf, 864kb)
Prerequisite: None
Description:
This middle school course focuses on applying the design process in the invention or innovation of a new product, process, or system. Through engaging activities and hands-on projects, students focus on understanding how criteria, constraints, and processes affect designs. Emphasis is placed on brainstorming, visualizing, modeling, testing, and refining designs. Students develop skills in researching information, communicating design information, and reporting results. Activities are structured to integrate physical and social sciences, mathematics, English language arts, and art. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.


Technology Engineering and Design
Course Number: 8210
Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20
Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
Course blueprint: Summer 2012 (pdf, 517kb)
Prerequisite: None
Description:
This course focuses on the nature and core concepts of technology, engineering, and design. Through engaging activities and hands-on project-based activities, students are introduced to the following concepts: elements and principles of design, basic engineering, problem solving, and teaming. Students apply research and development skills and produce physical and virtual models. Activities are structured to integrate physical and social sciences, mathematics, English language arts, and art. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.

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