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An introduction to Mr. Youngblood's Gateway PLTW class at HMS

Philip Youngblood

on 25 August 2014

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The PLTW Gateway program features a project-based curriculum designed to challenge and engage the natural curiosity and imagination of middle school students.
What is Gateway?
Throughout Gateway, students acquire knowledge and skills in problem solving, teamwork and innovation as well as explore STEM careers.
8 Units of Study
Design and Modeling
Science of Technology
Magic of Electrons
Automation and Robotics
Engineering Notebooks
Design and Modeling
Design Process
3D Computer Modeling (Autodesk Inventor)
Major Project: Playground Design
How has science affected technology throughout history?
Science of Technology
Basics of Electricity
Magic of Electrons
Automation and Robotics
Did You Know?
Major Projects: Dragster &
Rube Goldberg
Circuit Design
Major Project: Night Light
Trace the history, development, and influence of automation and robotics
Energy Transfer
Computer Controlled Systems
Major Project: Robots Factory Cells

a person who designs, builds, or maintains engines, machines, or public works.
synonyms:originator, deviser, designer, architect, inventor, developer, creator; More

-An engineer is a professional practitioner of engineering, concerned with applying scientific knowledge, mathematics, and ingenuity to develop solutions for technical problems. Engineers design materials, structures, and systems while considering the limitations imposed by practicality, regulation, safety, and cost.[1][2]
-The word engineer is derived from the Latin roots ingeniare ("to contrive, devise") and ingenium ("cleverness").[3][4]
-The work of engineers forms the link between scientific discoveries and their subsequent applications to human needs and quality of life.[1]

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^ [2] NCEES is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing professional licensure for engineers and surveyors.
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-In short, engineers are versatile minds who create links between science, technology, and society.[5]
conference 3:00-3:40
Flight and Space
Energy in the Environment
Green Architecture
Medical Detectives
Rube Goldberg
Ice Cream
DC Motor
Night Light
Logic Circuit
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