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Advanced Technology I

This school-to-career class is designed to give seventh and eighth grade students a broad exposure to current and emerging technologies and careers. Because there is such a wide variety of modules to choose from, this class has appeal for both boys and girls.  The students play an active role in choosing the modules in the class, so they are always being updated and upgraded to keep up with current trends in the job market.

Students work in pairs at module stations for ten days each. Students will rotate through eight modules each semester. Each module is hands-on and activity-based, focusing on one of the following fields: 

  • Digital Photography & Special Effects
  • Electronics
  • CO2 Cars
  • Robotics - Lego Mindstorms
  • Architectural Design
  • Digital Music
  • Criminology
  • Engineering
  • Claymation
  • Aviation
  • Computer Animation
  • Plastics
  • CNC Mill
  • Color By Design
  • Pens & Puzzles

 

Advanced Technology II

Have you had two semesters of Advanced Tech I, but still want more? Then this class is for you! This unique class is designed to allow students to work on a variety of technology and career related independent study projects. Under the guidance of the technology teacher, students will choose and purchase projects on their own and work on them in class.

Students can expand on projects they made in Advanced Tech I or can find another field of interest that they want to explore more by creating hands-on projects (Rocketry, Woodworking, 3-D Architecture, etc.). What do you want to do when you graduate from High School? Learn more about it now!

Contact Cheryl Keller  Cheryl Keller (925) 824-2820 7th Grade Core Teacher