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Grade 9 Exploring Technologies

exploring technologies 2018 mini banner for email.jpgGrade 9 Exploring Technologies

TIJ 1O (Open)

This course enables students to further explore and develop technological knowledge and skills introduced in the elementary science and technology program. Students will be given the opportunity to design and create products and/or provide services related to the various technological areas or industries, working with a variety of tools, equipment, and software commonly used in industry. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues, and will begin to explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways leading to careers in technology-related fields. Prerequisite: None

Projects include: architectural design (design & build the tallest cardboard structure), computers (computer code Lego robot & 3D printer), graphic design (design a magazine cover), photography (The Selfie Photo Project), woodworking (design & computer engrave a wooden plaque), and transportation (design & build a model glider).

The grade 9 Exploring Technologies course provides a strong technical foundation and is strongly recommended for students who wish to specialize and succeed in future grades 10, 11 and 12 Technological Education courses in Communications Technology, Computers, Construction, Design, Transportation, Woodworking, and Yearbook.