Technology of Robotic Design (8421/36 weeks)
Suggested Grade Levels: 9–11 (36 weeks)
Students engage in the study of computers and microprocessors and their applications to manufacturing, transportation, and communication systems. Topics include computer equipment and operating systems, robotics, programming, control systems, and social/cultural impact of these technologies. Problem-solving activities challenge students to design, program, and interface devices with computer systems. Learning activities include robotics, computer-aided design, computer-aided manufacturing and design, and control of electromechanical devices.
This course may assist the student in preparing for the following certification examinations, national assessments, or licensure examinations approved by the Virginia Board of Education:
- College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA+)
- National Career Readiness Certificate Assessment
- Robotics Certification Examinations
- Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination