8th Grade Information
General Course Description -- Tech. Ed. -- Grade 8
Mechanical drawing is introduced and emphasizes 3-view drawings. The main area of emphasis in the eighth grade curriculum is on construction and design.Students plan and build a project (i.e. balsa wood bridge.) Students work in groups solving problems, while enhancing their communication and higher level thinking skills. Students will also be introduced to Computer-Aided Drawing (CAD) and 3D printing.