Design Technology I: Technology for the 21st Century

Arts | Design Technology
Grade: 9-12
Credits: 1

This course is designed for beginning Design Tech students who may or may not have any previous experience in Design Tech. The course helps students gain knowledge and skill using a variety of hand tools and power machinery including the table saw, surface planer, wood lathe, and welding equipment. Students are also introduced to the computer aided design and manufacturing process. Students complete individualized projects in woodworking, wood turning, jewelry making, and metal work.


Christopher Schmidt, Design Technology
Chris Schmidt
Design Technology and Outdoor Education
“Consider that the mind is capable of an endless growth.”—Asa Burton, one of the founders, urging citizens of Thetford to establish TA in 1819
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Our mission is to celebrate the unique worth of all students, to nurture their strengths, and to challenge them to fulfill their potential.