AUTOMOTIVE LIFE SKILLS 11
COURSE CODE: MTAUT11
This introductory course is open to all students who are interested in learning more about their car – or future car. Automotive Life Skills 11 offers opportunities to learn and work on real cars and solve real problems. Students will learn the skills necessary to maintain and repair their own vehicle. Topics covered in this course include oil changes, brakes, filters, wheels, and much more. This hands-on course requires no prior experience!
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY 12
COURSE CODE: MTAUT12
This course is an extension of Automotive Life Skills 11 but dives deeper into the advanced processes related to automotive systems. Automotive Technology 12 guides students through independent studies and hands-on experiences. Students will utilize their critical thinking and problem solving skills in practical situations.
BICYCLE TECHNOLOGY 11
COURSE CODE: YMR – – 1A
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of bicycle maintenance and repair. Students will learn how bikes work and how to properly service, maintain, rebuild, and ride bicycles. All bikes from downhill mountain bikes to road bikes to tricycles are worked on in this course. Students will also learn road safety and riding skills with weekly field trips. No previous experience necessary! You don’t even have to have your own bicycle. Students work and learn with their own bicycles or school bicycles that will be donated to local charities. *Open to all grades*
DRAFTING & DESIGN ANIMATION 10
COURSE CODE: MTDRF10
Are you a future architecture, landscape, or interior designer? Do you plan on working in product development.? Would you like to have your own design firm? Are you a future tradesperson? Do you plan on being a doctor? Design and drafting are used in every career, come find ways you can use this information in your future. Experience using the prototyping equipment such as 3d printers, Wind tunnels and CNC mills.
COURSE CODE: MTDRF11
Lets’ continue building your design skills you learned in Drafting 10, lets forget the rules and see what you can create! Have you ever said to yourself I can make that? Then lets’ get you started on the right path to making it happen. Dream it, design it, built it, and test it.
COURSE CODE: MTDRF12
Do you already know what your future career looks like? Lets’ explore your creative skills using the latest technology and design software. Every career requires this knowledge, and many have created business using these skills. Don’t be a follower, be the idea person and make it happen.
ELECTRONICS AND ROBOTICS 10
COURSE CODE: MTEAR10
Using a variety of resources and software, including Arduino Development boards, Sphero robots, VEX robotics. Students will complete a series of projects in order to learn the fundamentals of digital circuits and block-based programming. Students will have the opportunity to design and build robots to solve tasks.
Content Areas: electrical theory, production of circuits, electric diagnostic testing, robot design, robot elements programming platforms.
COURSE CODE: MENR-11
What does an engineer do? Could I make a six-figure salary? What would I do if I were an engineer? The grade 11 course develops upon previous skills, attitudes and theories developed in earlier grades. Engineering 11 is an applied theory class where students are presented with a design problem and asked to develop potential solutions using scientific & engineering principles. Students will need to work together to solve challenges and create unique solutions. Learn how to demonstrate teamwork and initiative in this collaborative class. Students will use the design process to develop upon their ideas. Student’s projects may include how machines work; product design, furniture construction, and a passion project of the students’ choosing.
COURSE CODE: MENR-12
If you want to change the world you may want to consider Engineering 12. Finish your final year with a Bang, while learning key life skills that will assist you in any endeavour. Engineering 12 is an applied theory class where students are presented with design problems and asked to develop viable solutions using scientific and engineering principles. Students will need to be able to demonstrate teamwork and initiative in this collaborative class. Students will use various design approaches to develop their project work. Student projects may include arcade stand, nanotechnology, the Da Vinci case, fabrication as well as smaller design projects.
POWER TECHNOLOGY 10
COURSE CODE: MTPOW10
This course will help students understand how power is related to energy and motion. Students will learn and develop a skill set for hands-on processes while designing and building. Some of the topics covered in this course include flight technology, simple and complex machines, alternate sources of fuel and power, metalwork and fabrication, welding, and small engines. Students will learn how things work, how they’re made, and how to create their own products. This course is open for all grades.
FURNITURE AND CABINETRY 12
COURSE CODE: MTFAC12
This course teaches you how to build and design furniture and cabinets. You will be using all the tools in the shop to further develop your woodworking skills. We use the information you learned in previous classes to create items of your own. The projects will focus on architecture and heirloom quality work.
COURSE CODE: MTROB11
Robotics 11 is an introductory course where students will learn the skills in design, program, and develop the electronics to engineer their own robot. Using a variety of resources and software, including Sphero robots, Vex, Sumo Bots, Arduino Boards, circuit boards, sensors, and motors, students will complete a series of electronics projects in order to learn the fundamentals of digital circuits and programming. Students will have the opportunity to design and build a custom robot to solve real-world problems. It is recommended that students have completed a Grade 10 Computers Course.
COURSE CODE: MTROB12
This advanced course offers students the opportunity to explore their potential in COMPETITIVE ROBOTICS as a way of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) skills in a practical and hands-on environment. Students work as members of design teams, in a variety of roles to research, design, build, program, and test robots. Students may also have the opportunity of competing in VEX and FRC Robotics competitions locally and provincially.
TECHNOLOGY EXPLORATIONS 10
COURSE CODE: MTEXP10
Have you ever wondered what you were going to do with the rest of your life? Not sure where to even start? How about exploring some options in this fun filled hands on course. Here you’ll skim the surface of four major areas in the hope of discovering some of your passions. Explore the design and 3-D printing, animation and virtual reality in Drafting; Hovercrafts, rockets and robotic arms in Power Tech or maybe try you luck in Woodworking with the laser engraver and a ton of wood! The journey’s not over until you’ve tested yourself against the inventor. He is all wise and see’s what others can’t! Your chance to challenge yourself and have a little fun at the same time.
COURSE CODE: MWWK-10
This introductory course teaches the basics of woodwork and design. Our projects are design for you to succeed, in the process of building each project you will develop skills and experience using machinery and hand tools. We will also provide you with experience using modern machinery such as computer-controlled mills. You will also be given the time to design your own item and build it.
COURSE CODE: MWWK-11
The second level of woodwork is designed to further develop skills and experience using machinery and hand tools. You will be using modern machinery such as computer-controlled mills, traditional machinery, and hand tools. Our projects are designed to improve your woodworking skills and add new techniques. You will also be given the time to design your own item and build it.
COURSE CODE: MWWK-12
This high level of woodworking course has you using most machines and tools in the shop. We focus on projects that provide you with the ability to create and design complex projects. You will learn production techniques such as wood bending, curved forms, and CNC parts. You also will have the opportunity to create your own design.
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