STEAM

  • STEAM offers the following courses and certifications:

STEAM Flow Chart
  • Computer Aided Design I

    This course is an entry level design class developed to teach students how to use various drawing instruments to read and create technical drawings and 3D parts. This course is designed for students interested in exploring careers related to technical careers such as engineering and product design. Students will demonstrate their new skills through hands on projects and display how various software is used in industry. The course will culminate with students taking the Certified SolidWorks Associate exam, an industry level certification exam used to demonstrate a student’s level of expertise using SolidWorks.

    Grades: 10-12

    Length: 1 Semester

    Credits: 1 Credit (.5 CTE / .5 Math B)

    Certifications: SOLIDWORKS Certified Associate - CSWA Mechanical Design (if not taken at home high school), SOLIDWORKS Certified Associate - CSWA-AM Additive Manufacturing (if not taken at home high school)

  • Drone Pilot

    Concepts in this course include drone components, drone operation, pilot skills, careers related to drones, and the regulations governing drone operation. At the conclusion of the course, students will be prepared to take the FAA Part 107 Drone Pilot Certification Exam.

    Grades: 10-12

    Length: 1 Semester

    Credits: 1 Credit (.5 CTE / .5 Math B)

    Certifications: FAA Small UAS Rule (Part 107)

  • Product Design I

    Students that are interested in careers involving design, engineering and innovation. Student will utilize design thinking and the design process to research, conceptualize, design, prototype, and evaluate physical products. Students will develop their digital fabrication skills utilizing production machines. Students will design and create both as an individual and in collaborative groups, including working on/with projects directly from industry.

    Grades: 10-12

    Prerequisites: N/A

    Length: 1 Semester

    Credits: 1 Credit (.5 CTE / .5 Physical Science)

    Certifications: Society of Manufacturing Engineers ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING FUNDAMENTALS, SOLIDWORKS Certified Associate - CSWA Mechanical Design (if not taken at home high school)

  • Product Design II

    Students that are interested in careers involving design, engineering, and innovation. Students will explore and use the latest applications of direct digital fabrication. Emphasis will be places on practical experience in utilizing departmental equipment to produce digital 3D files and output them to appropriate direct digital fabrication equipment. Students will solve design problems by applying knowledge of material properties, ergonomics, form vs. function, additive manufacturing (3D printing), principles of design, and elements of art. Students will design and create both as an individual and in collaborative groups, including working on/with projects directly from industry.

    Grades: 10-12

    Prerequisites: Computer Aided Design or Similar Design Course

    Length: 1 Semester

    Credits: 1 Credit (.5 CTE / .5 Physical Science)

    Certifications: SOLIDWORKS Certified Associate - CSWA-AM Additive Manufacturing (if not taken at home high school), SOLIDWORKS Certified Expert - CSWE Mechanical Design (if not taken at home high school), SOLIDWORKS Certified Professional - CSWP Mechanical Design (if not taken at home high school)

  • Advanced Robotics & Automation Systems

    Introduces industrial robotics as well as a survey of the technologies and equipment used in manufacturing automation and process control. Includes axis configurations, work envelopes, programming, troubleshooting, and maintenance. Incorporates a survey of automation topics including history, computer and hardwired controls, sensors and transducers, motors and actuators, fluid power, and PLC’s.

    Grades: 10-12

    Prerequisites: Introductory Robotics course or equivalent

    Length: 1 Semester

    Credits: 1 Credit (.5 CTE / .5 Math B)

  • Virtual Reality

    Students learn to develop VR applications in Unity, design Unity assets, create VR environments and animate with C# scripts. Students explore VR hardware and software. Students also identify industries where VR is a disruptive technology.

    Grades: 10-12

    Length: 1 Semester

    Credits: 1 Credit (.5 CTE / .5 Math B)

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