pltw_logoEngineering Design and Development Honors: Grades 11-12 – 1 credit (595)
Recommendation: Student should have completed Principles of Engineering, Intro to Engineering Design, Digital Electronics, AND either Civil Engineering and Architecture or Computer Integrated Manufacturing. Teacher permission may be granted in special circumstances to students showing special interest and aptitude.
This is an engineering research course in which students work in teams to research, design and construct a solution to an open-ended engineering problem. Students apply principles developed in four preceding required courses and are guided by a community mentor. They must present progress reports, submit a final written report and defend their solutions to a panel of outside reviewers at the end of the school year.