•  Technology Engineering & Design
     
    Welcome to T.E.D! This course was developed for students to serve as an entry level door way into the many fields of technology. Students will gain basic engineering & designing knowledge and skills that can lead to more advanced levels of Technology Education here at East Forsyth High School.
     

    In this course, students will enhance their problem-solving, decision-making, creative-thinking, and teaming skills by way of activity-based instruction and team building activities.  The integration and application of language, mathematics, science, social studies and the arts allow students to build on academic concepts and apply those concepts to a variety of activities.  Students will also learn to access, process, and share information by way of contemporary tools and processes.

     

    We will explore the following sub-systems of technology through hands-on learning activities in the 9 Core Technology Sub-Systems!

     

    o Mechanical Technology—the technology of putting together mechanical parts to produce, control, and transmit motion.

    o Structural Technology—the technology of putting mechanical parts and materials together to create supports containers, shelters, connectors, and functional shapes.

    o Electrical Technology—the technology of producing, storing, controlling, transmitting, and getting work from electrical energy.

    o Electronic Technology—the technology of using small amounts of electricity for controlling; detecting; and information collecting, storing, retrieving, processing, and communicating.

    Fluid Technology—The technology of using fluid, either gaseous (pneumatics) or liquid (hydraulic), to apply force or to transport.

    o Optical Technology—The technology of producing light; using light for information collecting, storing, retrieving, processing, and communicating;

    and using light to do work.

    o Thermal Technology—The technology of producing, storing, controlling, transmitting, and getting work from heat energy.

    o Biotechnology—The technology of using, adapting, and altering organisms and biological processes for a desired outcome.

    o Materials Technology—the technology of producing, altering, and combining materials.

    There is a $10 materials fee for this class.  You may make payments by sending it with your student.  Please contact me if there are any questions or concerns regarding student progress.