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7th Grade Technology
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Introduction to Technology - Part II

Students in 7th grade will be working on the following hands on activities during their time in technology class:

Introduction to Orthographic & Isometric Drawings

Activities Include:

  • Demo block sketching - create iso & ortho on paper

  • Introduction to 3D Modeling

  • Reading & interpreting orthographic & isometric drawings catapult


Introduction to Autodesk Inventor


  • Inventor Basic Tutorial

  • Creating of 3-Dimensional blocks drawn to scale

  • Catapult CAD drawing in Inventor - including orthographic & isometric plans


Catapult design activity - Production Lab

  • Production lab safety & usage

  • Machine training

  • Interpreting blueprintsCatapult testing

  • Layout & creation of catapult parts

  • Assembly of catapult

  • Testing of catapults, gathering and analyzing data


 Technology Learning Modules

  • Integrated hands-on activities

  • Application of concepts learned in module

  • Enables collaborative work experience

  • Student directed learning