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Honors PLTW Principles of Engineering 1,2 (HP) (8368, 8369)


Grade Range:
 11–12
 Prerequisites:
 Introduction to Design 1,2; Integrated Math I A-B; Integrated Math II A-B
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Practical Arts, weighted
 UC subject area satisfied:
 d - Science
Notes:
 This is a Project Lead the Way (PLTW) course that uses a prescribed curriculum.
To receive honors credit, students must complete an end-of-course project.

Course Description:
 This Project Lead the Way course helps prepare students for postsecondary education. The course helps students understand the fields of engineering and engineering technology. Students explore various technology systems and manufacturing processes, which helps them learn how engineers and technicians use mathematics, science, and technology in an engineering problem-solving process to benefit people. The course also addresses concerns about social and political consequences of technological change. Students use computers, measuring instruments, testing equipment, and computer-controlled automation equipment.

This course is offered in single-period and double- period formats. Paid and unpaid internships are part of the course curriculum.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
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