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Engineering Academy Spain Park High School

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Why Engineering ? Emphasizes critical thinking, problem solving and resourcefulness. Emphasizes critical thinking, problem solving and resourcefulness. Provides the context for math and science content. Provides the context for math and science content. Opens the door of nearly all types of technology. Opens the door of nearly all types of technology. Group work promotes effective communication skills. Group work promotes effective communication skills. Learn that engineering is everywhere. Learn that engineering is everywhere.

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What is the Engineering Academy? – –To address the declining pool of engineers, beginning at the high school level. – –Includes a four-year math, science, and engineering course work. – –Expose students to the engineering profession. – –Prepare interested students to be successful in engineering studies beyond high school.

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Why the Engineering Academy? Help students make informed decisions. Help students make informed decisions. Helps students see math and science as engaging or relevant. Helps students see math and science as engaging or relevant. Helps students prepare for the rigor of undergraduate curriculum. Helps students prepare for the rigor of undergraduate curriculum.

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3 Year Academy Curriculum ** EngineeringScienceMathYear Honors Geometry Honors Biology Intro to Engineering/ Engineering Drawing & Solid Modeling 10th 11th Honors Alg II w/Trig Honors Chemistry Engineering Instrumentation & Analysis 12th Honors Pre-Cal Physics or AP Physics Engineering Computations ** Curriculum based on completion of Algebra I in 9 th grade

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3 Year Academy Curriculum *** 3 Year Academy Curriculum *** EngineeringScienceMathYear Honors Alg II w/Trig Honors Chemistry Intro to Engineering/ Engineering Drawing & Solid Modeling 10th 11th Honors Pre-Cal Physics or AP Physics Engineering Instrumentation & Analysis 12th Honors Calculus AP Physics or Advanced Science Engineering Computations ** Curriculum based on completion of Geometry in 9 th grade

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Common Questions Who is eligible? Who is eligible? Can students do other extracurricular activities? Can students do other extracurricular activities? Is it to early to expose students to an engineering curriculum? Is it to early to expose students to an engineering curriculum? How does this effect a students class options? How does this effect a students class options? Does engineering count as a math or science elective if my child does not pick engineering as a major at SPHS? Does engineering count as a math or science elective if my child does not pick engineering as a major at SPHS?

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