In this course, students will be introduced to the study of technology and will see how technologies affect our lives. Students will be able to participate in hands-on activities like CO2 dragsters, electronics, robotics, and rocketry. Students will also learn basic engineering concepts and skills.
Using the elements and principles of design, students will expand their knowledge of two and three dimensional media through drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, pottery, and sculpture. Each student will build a sketchbook and a portfolio of their completed artwork.
Business Tech assignments cover keyboarding, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, internet safety, PowerPoint, Photoshop Elements, and iMovie. Computers assignments include keyboarding, internet safety, word processing, getting your first job and career exploration, layout and design, computer aided design, website creation, iMovie and music editing.
Family Consumer Science
This course will focus on hands-on learning experiences. Students will have the opportunity to learn skills in problem solving; following directions; working cooperatively and individual accountability. FCS 7 includes quick and easy recipes, nutrition, care-giving and textiles. FCS 8 includes recipes from scratch, nutrition, textiles, care-giving, living environments, personal finance and careers.
6th Grade Intensives: One quarter intensive that rotate every two weeks.
7th Grade Exploratory Rotation: One quarter each of all of the above classes.
8th Grade Electives: One semester each of two of the above classes.
Fees: Applied Tech, Art, and Family Consumer Science charge a fee of $6 per quarter or $12 per semester.
Traditional Electives Staff
Ramona Rivers Family and Consumer Science Rivers_Ramona@asdk12.org
Kraig Berg Applied Technology firstname.lastname@example.org
Rocky Pasquale Art Pasquale_Rocky@asdk12.org