PLTW – Introduction to Engineering Design - 9670

Grade: 9, 10 — Credits: 1

This course is designed for the student interested in an engineering related field of study. The major focus of this course is to expose students to the design process, research and analysis, teamwork, various communication methods, engineering standards, and technical documentation. Through hands-on projects, students apply engineering standards while documenting their work in design. Students use industry standard 3D modeling software to help design solutions to solve proposed problems, document their work using an engineer’s notebook and communicate solutions to peers and members of the professional community. The course assumes no previous knowledge.

Syllabus: View Syllabus
Prerequisites: (Co-Requisite) All PLTW courses require concurrent enrollment in (or satisfactory prior completion of) appropriate grade level math and science courses
Related: PLTW Digital Electronics, PLTW Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, PLTW Civil Engineering and Architecture, Laser Technology
Recommended: C or better average in 8th Grade Math or Pre-Algebra
Dual Credit: Yes
Articulated Credit: No