PLTW – Civil Engineering and Architecture - 9610

Grade: 10, 11, 12 — Credits: 1

Civil engineers and architects design, build, and protect the physical and naturally built environment and infrastructure that modern society depends on. This course will introduce students to the planning, designing, surveying and construction of modern infrastructure and the environment as well as structures such as bridges, houses, dams, highways and resources including water, soils and more. Opportunities for students to develop skills through projects, the latest Computer Aided Design software and cutting edge survey and testing equipment will be presented. Examples of projects include: building models of balsa wood bridges and testing them for strength, surveying, topographic models,designing and drawing house plans, house models, erosion table and topographic surveys.

Syllabus: View Syllabus
Recommended: C or better average in Algebra 1.
Dual Credit: Yes
Articulated Credit: Yes