PLTW Engineering (9-12)

Empower Students to Step Into the Role of Engineer Through Problem-Based Learning

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Learning by Doing

Affordable housing design. Biofuel production. App development. These are all hands-on, real-world challenges students face in their PLTW Engineering courses. Throughout the program, students step into the varied roles engineers play in our society, discover new career paths and possibilities, and develop engineering knowledge and skills. In addition, as students work in teams to design and test solutions, they’re empowered develop in-demand, transportable skills like collaboration, critical thinking, and communication.

Introduction to Engineering Design

Students dig deep into the engineering design process, applying math, science, and engineering standards to hands-on projects. They work both individually and in teams to design solutions to a variety of problems using 3-D modeling software, and use an engineering notebook to document their work.