Materials and Processes Technology
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 laboratory course is recommended for students interested in technical careers and others wishing to improve their consumer knowledge and 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.
Class Size Regulation
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.
- Construction Technology (36 Weeks)
- Construction Technology (18 Weeks)
- Manufacturing Systems I (36 Weeks)
- Manufacturing Systems I (18 Weeks)
- Production Systems (18 Weeks)
- Production Systems (36 Weeks)
- Sustainability and Renewable Technologies (36 Weeks)
- Technical Drawing and Design (18 Weeks)
- Technical Drawing and Design (36 Weeks)
- Technology Foundations (18 Weeks)
- Technology Foundations (36 Weeks)
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