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Upper School Curriculum

  • Science
Fundamentals of Engineering
Grades: 10, 11, 12
PREREQ: Physics

Fundamentals of Engineering introduces students to the mindsets, practices, and disciplines of engineering. Applying the engineering design process, students will have a project-based introduction to various fields of engineering including mechanical, biomedical, electrical, environmental, and civil engineering. Through a collaborative and innovative design process, students will become engineers as they apply knowledge and creativity to define, analyze, and generate solutions to problems in order to help people in society. These problems will span the themes indicated in the National Academy of Engineers Grand Challenges of Engineering: health, security, sustainability, and the joy of living, while also providing students an opportunity to explore career paths in engineering.

  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12