5th Grade: 3D Printing and Design
This course will expose students to 2D and 3D modeling. . Students will create technical sketches of ideas and designs in their engineering notebook. They will learn all parts of a 3D printer and how to take care this of this technology. Students will use CAD to design their 3D models prior to print. 3D Printing students will have the oppurtunity to print designs to show the rest of Park Ave!
6th Grade: Design and Modeling
Students discover the design process and develop an understanding of the influence of creativity and innovation in their lives.They are then challenged and empowered to use and apply what they’ve learned throughout the unit to design a therapeutic toy for a child who has cerebral palsy.
7th Grade: App Creators
This unit will expose students to computer science as a means of computationally analyzing and developing solutions to authentic problems through mobile app development, and will convey the positive impact of the application of computer science to other disciplines and to society.