Gateway Foundation Courses
Intro to Design – Students prepare for coursework through an introductory course developed by our instructor to ready students for PLTW problem solving, design and teamwork.
Energy & the Environment – Students investigate the impact of energy on our lives and the environment and design and model alternative energy sources.
Flight & Space – Students explore the science behind aeronautics and use their knowledge to design, build, and test an airfoil.
Design & Modeling – Students are introduced to and use the design process to solve problems and understand the influence that creative and innovative design has on our lives.
Magic of Electronics – Through hands-on projects, students explore the science of electricity, behavior and parts of atoms, and sensing devices.
Green Architecture – Students use a 3D architectural software program to create an environmentally friendly home using shipping containers.
Automation & Robotics – Students use a robust robotics platform to design, build and program a solution to solve an existing problem.