Courses of Study: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Foundations of Engineering
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1.) Demonstrate skills for employment in the engineering field, including preparing job résumés and applications.

•  Researching engineering pathways, including main disciplines, education requirements, job responsibilities, and potential earnings
•  Researching current and future engineering job opportunities
•  Demonstrating interpersonal skills, work habits, and ethical behavior for successful interviewing, employment, and job changes
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Foundations of Engineering
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•  Explain positive and negative impacts of engineering on society, including ethical, professional, and legal considerations.
•  Differentiating between engineering, technology, and science
•  Critiquing significant contributions of leaders in engineering
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Foundations of Engineering
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3.) Apply the systems model of input, process, output, feedback, and impact.

•  Analyzing an engineering design brief to determine a course of action
•  Demonstrating team problem-solving skills as they apply to individual and collective responsibilities of each member of an engineering team
•  Developing projects, reports, and oral presentations relative to engineering designs
•  Utilizing mathematical concepts in engineering designs
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Foundations of Engineering
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4.) Demonstrate the use of analog and digital precision measuring instruments utilized in engineering.

Examples: micrometers, calipers, indicators, rulers, protractors, multimeters

•  Explaining the purpose and history of measurement systems
•  Defining customary and metric measurement systems
•  Utilizing conversion factors of customary and metric measurements
•  Practicing the use of significant digits
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Foundations of Engineering
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5.) Classify basic engineering drawings and their components, including sketches and mechanical and computer-aided drafting techniques.

•  Practicing thumbnail sketches, two-dimensional and three-dimensional sketches, and CAD drawings
•  Classifying multi-view sketches and drawings
•  Identifying orthographic and isometric sketches and drawings
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Foundations of Engineering
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6.) Practice computer modeling and prototyping for an engineering design.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Foundations of Engineering
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7.) Utilize information technology as it relates to engineering, including spreadsheets, databases, word processing, audiovisual presentations, and Internet research.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Foundations of Engineering
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8.) Describe engineering systems and processes, including mechanical systems, fluid systems, thermal systems, electrical systems, manufacturing processes and materials, and quality assurance.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Foundations of Engineering
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9.) Apply appropriate safety and health procedures for engineering classroom and laboratory situations.

•  Utilizing tools and equipment safely
•  Identifying environmental safety requirements for specific applications
•  Recognizing functional safety concerns in engineering designs
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Foundations of Engineering
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10.) Demonstrate leadership and teamwork skills gained through student organization activities.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Foundations of Engineering
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11.) Identify patterns, relations, and functions of an engineering organization or workplace.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Foundations of Engineering
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12.) Identify terminology associated with Engineering pathways.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Foundations of Engineering
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13.) Identify characteristics of sound financial management for engineers and engineering companies.

Example: preparing a budget