7th Grade Building Construction

Course Description & Goals:

Technology Education is provided to all seventh grade students. The goal of the course is to give students the opportunity to explore the technologies in the areas of transportation, construction, manufacturing, and communication. How these technologies influence our lives socially, economically, and environmentally are discussed. Group hands on activities, as well as individual projects will be provided. Emphasis is on group interaction, problem solving, and following directions.

Grading Policy:

50% = Assignments (Test, Quizzes, Projects, etc…)

45% = Lab Grade

5% = Homework

Our Big Projects:
Balsa wood shed kits Hand drafted dream home
CADD rendering of dream home

Core Standards:

Students will develop an understanding of the core concepts of technology.

Students will develop an understanding of the relationships among technologies and the connections between technology and other fields of study.

Students will develop an understanding of the role of society in the development and use of technology.

Students will develop an understanding of and be able to select and use information and communication technologies.

Students will develop an understanding of and be able to select and use manufacturing technologies.

Students will develop an understanding of and be able to select and use construction technologies.