Industrial Technology

INDUSTRIAL WOOD TECHNOLOGY            

Full Year Course-2 credits

Grade Level: 9,10,11,12 elective

Prerequisite: none

Wood Technology introduces students to various kinds of wood processes taken from the wood industry. Students will learn to use hand tools and power tools safely to construct projects.  Different types of cabinet construction and wood joints will be studied.  Students work with a problem solving situation to plan and design cabinets that will be built.  Good work habits, safety, employable skills, along with career exploration will be emphasized.  The approximate costs for the course projects will $15- $30 for the first semester, For additional projects students will then bring home a plan and cost of materials list for parents to approve..

 

CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY                  

Full Year Course-2 credits

Grade Level: 10, 11, and 12 elective

Prerequisite: Industrial Wood Technology

Building techniques used in cabinet construction and house construction will be studied.  The following information will be covered: blue print reading, planning, cabinet construction methods, and house construction methods. The class will build a cabinet as an individual project, and work together on a 8′ x 12′ shed.  Good work habits, safety, employable skills, along with career exploration will be emphasized.  The cost of project will vary; the first cabinet will cost $55.00. The students will then bring home a plan and cost of materials list for parents to approve.  Good work and safety habits will be stressed.

 

INDIVIDUAL WOOD TECHNOLOGY

Full Year Course-2 credits

Grade Level:  11th, and 12th elective

Prerequisite: Industrial Woods Technology, and Construction Technology

Building techniques used in cabinet construction and house construction will be studied.  The following information will be covered: blue print reading, planning, cabinet construction methods, and house construction methods. The class will build a cabinet as an individual project, and work together on a 8′ x 12′ shed.  Good work habits, safety, employable skills, along with career exploration will be emphasized. The costs will very depending upon the project. Parents will be informed of the cost before the student starts.

 

CAD Drawing                                     

Full Year Course-2 credits

Grade Level: 10, 11, and 12, elective

Prerequisite: Geometry

CAD introduces students to the technical drawing skills, using a computer Students will learn about lines and how they are used to draw sketches, multiviews, isometric, oblique views of objects.  They will learn the importance of being accurate with measurements, and expressing ideas neatly on paper.     The second semester Auto CAD will allow students to use new technology to help them draw.  Absolute, Relative, Polar coordinates, and 3-D solid modeling will be taught.  Good work habits, employable skills, along with career exploration will be emphasized.

 

METAL TECHNOLOGY I                                   

Full Year Course- 2 credits

Grade level:  9,10,11,12 elective

Prerequisite:  None

This metal working course introduces students to metal applications, and the tools used to form them into a product.  Students will use problems solving techniques to build projects.  Skills will be developed in the following metal fabrication areas: sheet metal work, forging, heat treating, welding, cutting, grinding, and metal forming.  Good work habits, safety, employable skills, along with exploration will be emphasized.  The approximate cost for the course projects is $20 – $35.

 

METAL TECHNOLOGY II                                  

Full Year Course -2 credits

Grade level: 10, 11, 12

Prerequisite – Metal Technology I

This course allows students to use the metal lathe, vertical milling machine, CNC milling machine, mig welder, and plasma-cutting torch.  They will use this machinery to fabricate projects.  Students will learn the proper construction techniques for metal fabrication.  Good work habits, safety, employable skills, along with career exploration will be emphasized.  The cost of projects will vary.  Students will bring home a plan and coast of materials list for parents to approve.

 

INDIVIDUAL METAL TECHNOLOGY

Full Year Course-2 credits

Grade Level:  11th, and 12th elective

Prerequisite – Metal Technology I, and Metal Technology

This course allows students to use the metal lathe, vertical milling machine, CNC milling machine, mig welder, and plasma-cutting torch.  They will use this machinery to fabricate projects.  Students will learn the proper construction techniques for metal fabrication.  Good work habits, safety, employable skills, along with career exploration will be emphasized.  The cost of projects will vary.  Students will bring home a plan and coast of materials list for parents to approve.

 

SMALL ENGINE TECHNOLOGY

Semester course- 1 credits

Grade Level: 10, 11, and 12. elective

Prerequisite: none

This course introduces students to the workings of two or four cycle engines.  Special attentions will be placed on how a carburetor works. The class will overhaul and rebuild a 3 to 10 horse power engine. Each student will be asked to bring their own engine to class, and maintain a Procedure Job Sheet. Once the job sheet is filled out the student will rebuild the engine. Any parts that need to be replaced must be purchased by the student. Students will be working on basic car maintenance toward the end of the semester.