The Engineering Academy
“Scientists investigate that which already is; Engineers create that which has never been.
~ Albert Einstein
The Engineering Academy consists of a series of classes for students in K-12. The elementary program consists of engaging engineering activities for grades K-5. The middle school program Gateway to Technology, is an activity-oriented program that allows students to explore math, science, and technology through Project Lead the Way’s in-depth, hands-on educational experiences. Students may be offered courses in Design and Modeling, the Magic of Electrons, the Science of Technology, Automation and Robotics, Flight and Space, and Medical Detectives.
Students in the high school’s Pathway to Engineering sequence are offered various courses intended to further interest in the field of Engineering and Technology and may include: Principles of Engineering, Digital Electronics, Aerospace Engineering, Biotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Architecture, and Computer Integrated Manufacturing. The curriculum prepares students for demanding two and four-year college Engineering programs.
The Pathway To Engineering system works in any standard four-year sequence and prepares students for two or four-year college studies in Engineering by exposing them to the true scope of the field. Students can earn course credit at accredited colleges and universities for the high school sequence. Students must meet certain qualifications to be awarded college credit.
For more information on Project Lead the Way, visit: www.pltw.org.