Principles of Technology I

Principles of Technology I

Course Number: TE21

Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20*

Hours of Instruction: 135 (block) 150 (regular)

Prerequisite: None


This course provides a project based learning approach to understanding the fundamental principles and concepts of physics and associated mathematics. Emphasis is placed on understanding mechanical, electrical, fluid, and thermal systems as they relate to work, force, rate, resistance, energy, and power. Art, English language arts, mathematics and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Cooperative education is not available for this course. Apprenticeship is not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences. Algebra I and Technology Engineering and Design are recommended as preparation for this course.

*Due to potentially hazardous processes and equipment a maximum enrollment of 20 is recommended.