• Applied Technology 8

    2019/2020 School Year

    Applied Technology 8 is a full-year course that emphasizes problem-solving and the engineering design process. Students will be encouraged to solve problems using technology, coding, drawing, sketching and measurement resources.  Units covered include materials processing, mass production problem solving and computer applications.

     Students will explore:

    • Scratch Programming;

    • Design Projects (Marble Coasters, Dancing Robots, Stop Motion Animation, etc);

    • LEGO Robotics;

    • Solar Cars;

    • code.org (Web Design and Animation/Games);

    • 3D Printing;

    • Teacher choice projects.

  • Reminders:

    1. Be prepared each day with your Applied Technology materials. (Pencil/Pen, Student agenda, Journal).

    2. Keep your journal organized throughout the school year.

    3. Grading Policy: 50% Summative (Tests, Projects, Notebook Grade), 40% Formative (Quizzes, Comprehension Questions, Writing Pieces), Independent Practice 10% (Homework, Class Participation).

    4. Late Policy on Assignments: One day late: 10 points taken off. Two days late: 20 points taken off. After that, the assignment will not be accepted. *Exceptions will be made for specific scenarios.