Introduction to Engineering Design (PLTW) (21017)

Introduction to Engineering Design (PLTW) (21017)

Copyright: 2017

Virginia Assignment Code: 8439

Suggested Grade Level: 9, 10

Duration: 36 weeks

Prerequisites: None


Course Description:

In this foundation course in Project Lead the Way (PLTW), students use 3D computer modeling software as they learn the engineering-design process and solve design problems for which they develop, analyze, and create product models. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

Note: Project Lead The Way (PLTW) curriculum guides and course competencies are only available to PLTW-affiliated schools through agreement with PLTW. To obtain additional information, contact: Project Lead The Way, 3939 Priority Way South Drive, Suite 400, Indianapolis IN 46240. Toll-free: 877-335-7589. Online:

Credentials, Course Sequences, and Career Clusters/Pathways can be found here: