TE: Technology Education 8: General Explorations

Course Description

This class is available to all grade 8 students as part of the Applied Skills rotation.

Students will be introduced to the following disciplines:

  1. Technical drawing and design

  2. Aerodynamics, the properties of basic mechanics and physics

  3. The designing and building of “Mousetrap” powered cars or CO2 powered dragsters, as well as catapults and trebuchets will be explored.

  4. Introduction to bike repair.The student will fully dismantle a bike and then re-assemble it for use

    In this course, the students will learn to use woodworking tools as well as mechanics tools.

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