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Welcome to Payne Junior High School PROJECT LEAD THE WAY th 7 Grade Course Mr. Nedow Room B 9
Who is Mr. Nedow? • Native to Michigan • Graduated from Central Michigan • • University & Northern Arizona Univ. Teaching in Chandler since 2005 Have a wife (Angie) son (Cole) and daughter (Corrine) Coach Boys Basketball Coach Lego/Vex Robotics Team
Student Expectations and Grading • Materials (1” 3 Ring Binder, Pencils, & Flash Drive) • Grading is based on total points received on all homework, projects & class work
PLTW Curriculum Quarter #1 Design and Modeling: • This unit uses solid modeling software (a sophisticated mathematical technique for representing solid objects) as part of the design process. Utilizing this design approach, students understand how design influences their lives. Students also learn sketching techniques and use descriptive geometry as a component of design, measurement and computer modeling. Students brainstorm, research, develop ideas, create models, test and evaluate design ideas, and communicate solutions.
Quarter #2 Automation and Robotics: • Students trace the history, development and influence of automation and robotics. They learn about mechanical systems, energy transfer, machine automation and computer control systems. Students acquire knowledge and skills in problem solving, teamwork collaboration and innovation.
Autodesk Inventor (CAD)
QUESTIONS? • Have A Wonderful Evening And Thank You For Coming To The PJHS Open House!! • DON’T FORGET APPLES FOR TEACHERS ON FRONT DOOR!!