Students who consider signing up for this course should have marks with 60% or higher overall. This course is highly recommended for students interested in Engineering, Applied Science, and Advanced Technology.
Topics covered will vary from year to year. Students will engage in a variety of learning styles and strategies, but mostly it will be a ‘hands on’ course. This is a focus course with an emphasis on creating technology to enhance our daily lives. There will be a section of the course dedicated to covering university entrance and post graduate options. Careers in the various engineering field will also be explored.
Topics include: VEX Robotics Competition, introduction to three disciples of engineering, a historical overview of errors and mistakes of engineering, as well as solutions and technological improvements.
Engineering discipline covered during this course:
- Introduction to Chemical Engineering
- Introduction to Bio-Resource/Environmental Engineering
- Introduction to Civil Engineering and Engineering Physics
There will be optional local and international field trips related to course content learning.
Engineering 11/12 (2013-2014)
- Food Sciences
- Industrial Chemicals
- Ancient Science applied Today
Civil and Structural Engineering (Part I)
- Introduction to Structures
- Rules of Design and Engineering
- When things fail
Civil and Structural Engineering (Part II)
- Building a structure
- Testing a Structure
- Mass Transit and Transportation Infrastructure
- Real World Problem Solving Technology
Engineering Physics (tentative)
- Aerodynamics and Fluid Dynamics
- Applications of Aviation and Naval Architectures