Intro to Farm to Fork will familiarize students with a variety of vegetables as well as health and nutrition, cooking, environmental sustainability, and small scale, sustainable agricultural production. Students will learn through in-class instruction from both a teacher and the farmers from Fiery Ginger Farm as well as hands on field days twice per week on the farm.
Introduction to Construction Engineering is a project-based course in which the students are exposed to various aspects of engineering, technology, and trades such as in construction. Many hand-on projects will be implemented to demonstrate how these and technologies and trades are used in real-life applications. Some of the projects include: technical and trade career research, building simple LED circuits, creating electromagnets, creating simple DC motors, building solar cars, building towers, building digital circuits, building bridges, and using drafting and CAD tools to model various objects. The students will become familiar to the engineering design process during many of these projects.