Energy, Power and Transportation Syllabus Course Overview

Energy, Power and Transportation Syllabus
Course Overview
Students will be introduced to and learn the various
impacts Energy, Power, and Transportation has had and continues
to have on our society. Along with the skills, terminology,
safety practices, and principles associated with this topic
through current and past Technological methods. These items will
be taught through: classroom lectures, assignments, and/or visual
aids; laboratory demonstrations, and hands-on laboratory
practices and projects. Each student will also learn related
vocational career pathway skills used in Career and Technical Education
assessments and skill standards.
An equal amount of the class time will be spent in the
classroom and laboratory working on the planning and production
individual and/or group projects, and how these impact society.
All students must participate in all assignments and projects to
complete the course. One or two missed projects or assignments
can lead to a failing grade in the class.
Grading and Participation Requirements
Grading is based on a 0 – 1 – 2 – 3 - 4 – 5 scale. Zero (0) being
awarded for no attempt at an assignment or for not turning in the
assignment. One (1) being award for attempting at an assignment, but
the results being far from required criteria. Two (2) being award for
attempting at an assignment, but the results are somewhat incorrect
from required criteria. Three (3) being award for completing an
assignment with some minor incorrect portions. Four (4) being award for
completing an assignment proficiently as to required criteria. Five (5)
being award for completing an assignment in a distinguished manner.
Though all grading follows the 0-5 grading scale, assignments can
be weighted resulting in higher point values for more rigorous
assignments and projects.
Final grade awarding follows the schools grading scale:
90%+ A
80%-89% B
70%-79% C
60%-69% D
>60% F
Weekly Lesson Schedule
Week 1-2
(Subject to change)
Week 3-5
Problem Solving
Week 6-8
Week 9-12
Student Supplies
Most laboratory supplies will be provided by the
department. Each student must wear eye protection while in the
lab. Commercial safety glasses can be purchased through the
department, but if a student wishes to bring his/her own eye
protection, this is allowed. I must approve any outside eye
protection before the student uses them.
Storage of student lab projects can be done so in the lab
storage cabinets, or the individual student may take their
projects with them at the end of class each day. Any lost or
stolen project(s) is the student’s responsibility to make up.
Each student is expected to have a writing instrument with
him/her and paper at each class meeting