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 history, 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 using the latest Computer Aided Design software and cutting-edge survey and testing equipment. Examples of projects include: building models of balsa wood bridges and testing them for strength, surveying, augmented reality sandbox, topographic models, designing and drawing house plans, architectural style and structure house models, erosion table and topographic surveys. College dual credit and articulated college credit may be available. Please see instructor for details.

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Recommended: C or better average in Algebra 1