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Introduction to Manufacturing A

Credits:
5
Course Description

In Introduction to Manufacturing, students are introduced to knowledge and skills used in the proper application of principles of manufacturing. The study of manufacturing technology allows students to reinforce, apply, and transfer academic knowledge and skills to a variety of interesting and relevant activities. Students will gain an understanding of what employers require to gain and maintain employment in manufacturing careers.

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Introduction to Aviation & Aerospace

Credits:
5
Course Description

This course will provide an introduction to the aviation and aerospace industry and provide an entry level  examination of Aviation career opportunities. Students will explore the concepts and principles of Aviation and  delve into general practices of the aerospace field. Areas of study are aviation history, pilot training, airplane  structure, engines, basic aerodynamics, flight environment, airports, aviation weather, and navigation. In  addition, the course exposes the student to the history of manned space flight.

 

Graduation Requirement
Pathway

Colorado Wildlife

Course Description

This course will allow students to study the wildlife and management of wildlife in Colorado. They will explore the vast natural environments of Colorado animals.  Field activities to various locations are included to enhance the students' understanding of Colorado native birds, insects, reptiles, amphibians, mammals and fish.

Graduation Requirement

Principles of Construction

Credits:
5
Course Description

After diving into the design process during Q3, learners will learn the essential knowledge, skills, and concepts required to build their unique designs. Upon completion of this course, proficient students will be able to employ tools safely and interpret construction drawings to complete projects demonstrating proper measurement and application of mathematical concepts. Standards in this course also include an overview of the construction industry and an introduction to building systems and materials.

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Pathway

Work-Based Learning: Culinary & Hospitality

Credits:
5
Course Description

Students will apply their ProStarts skills and expertise to real-world catering and hospitality opportunities.  These opportunities will further develop and apply employability and technical skills that prepare them for success in future career and postsecondary options.

Graduation Requirement

Introduction to Machine Shop

Credits:
5
Course Description

This course introduces learners to safety procedures, use of bench tools, layout tools, power saws, drill presses, precision measurement tools, and various hand tools related to the machine shop. Also included are sharpening drill bits and general purpose turning tools for the lathe and determining speeds and feeds for both the lathe and the milling machine.

Graduation Requirement

Work-Based Learning:Education

Credits:
5
Meeting Time

Wednesdays: 9:15 am - 12:15 pm

Course Description

Students have the opportunity to build upon prior knowledge and skills in the program by directly working with our youngest learners in PSD.  Once a week Education students from Futures Lab will be in preschool classrooms in our community.  This hands-on learning will prepare them for success in future careers and postsecondary education.

Graduation Requirement

Innovator's Studio Extension

Credits:
10
Course Description

This is a personalized course that will allow learners to build off of their experiences in Innovator's Studio 1 or 2. Learners will have ownership of path and product and will develop their learning pathway with the help of a committee comprised of Futures Lab advisors, community mentors, and subject-specific experts. Learner projects will align with student choice and will be designed to impact the world beyond the classroom walls.

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