TECHNOLOGY

TECHNOLOGY

DESIGN/DRAWING FOR PRODUCTION       Course No. 677       1 unit
Grades 9-12      Level 3  40 weeks

             This course intends to provide opportunities in the areas of design and drawing through creative thinking, decision making and problem solving experiences. Students are exposed to 2-d Technical drawing through the use of AutoCAD. Strategies of design and drawing are emphasized. A shift from the conventional learning method to a design problems approach is the basis for this course.

Students pursuing an approved Technology Education sequence will receive Technology Education credit while also satisfying the high school Art/Music requirement. All students not pursuing an approved Technology Education sequence will earn credit in Art Education While also satisfying the high school Art/Music requirement. No required final exam.


AUTO CAD I
AS Course No. 681 .5 unit
Grades 10-12 Level 1 20 weeks
Prerequisite:  Drawing and Design for Production

This course creates 3-D models and engineering drawings using Autodesk Inventor to teach concepts at an industrial level. Students focus on the principles and practices common to all CAD systems used in drafting. Students will develop skills with operating systems, computer terminology and functions of hardware and peripheral components within a workstation environment and using proper drafting standards. Students will construct drawings using different techniques, drawings construction and dimensioning practices. Students will also be exposed to the fundamentals of 3D Printing. No required final exam.  This course qualifies for college credit under the Advanced Studies Program through Genesee Community College.  


AUTO CAD II
AS Course No. 682 .5 unit
Grades 10-12 Level 1 20 weeks
Prerequisite:  Auto CAD I, Drawing and Design for Production

This course uses an industrial/engineering level CAD software to generate 3-D models.  Students will perform advanced techniques of the software on different drawings. Students will focus on CAD software capabilities and graphic problem solving techniques. Requires students to use various input devices and produce hard copy drawings. No required final exam.  This course qualifies for college credit under the Advanced Studies Program through Genesee Community College.  

 

PRECISION AGRICULTURE Course No. 683 1 unit
Grades 9-12 Level 3 40 weeks

This course will focus on the basics of autonomous systems used in agriculture today and in the future. Students will learn the fundamentals of GPS tracking, Drone technology, robotic systems and computer programming. This hands on course will allow students to design, assemble, and program basic robots to solve agricultural problems. This 40 week course aims to give students the basic skills to meet the demands of working with the high tech agricultural systems of the future. Grades are based on daily class participation, hands on projects, presentations, tests and quizzes. No required final exam.