Materials and Processes Technology (13052-36)

Materials and Processes Technology (13052-36)

Copyright: 2019

Virginia Assignment Code: 8433

Suggested Grade Level: 9, 10, 11

Duration: 36 weeks

Prerequisites: None

CTSO: TSA

Course Description:

Students focus on physical materials and processes as they fabricate usable products and conduct experiments. Learning experiences include career analysis as well as the use of tools and equipment related to analysis, testing, and processing of metals, plastics, woods, ceramics, and composite materials. This single-period lab course is recommended for students interested in technical careers and others wishing to improve their technological literacy. 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:

The Virginia Administrative Code regulates the class size for this course. For additional information, see 8VAC20-120-150, "Maximum class size," or contact the Virginia Department of Education Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education at cte@doe.virginia.gov.

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

https://www.cteresource.org/career-clusters/manufacturing/materials-and-processes-technology/