Led by their ASE Master Certified Mechanic teacher, Joe Gonzales, the students in the Automotive Technology classes are getting hands-on experience in the industry, working on vehicles, installing accessories, and taking turns manning the parts and tools room. Besides wrenches, ratchets, and lugnuts, you will also see students often utilizing laptops in the garage to get extensive information on the vehicles they are are working on.
Students in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Academy aren’t just reading about the principles of engineering, they are experiencing them. Working in teams during this class, they were given the task of building a contraption that could move a ping pong ball a given distance into a cup, using a wheel, lever, and other elements
Using Autodesk design software, the students in Mr. Goodwin’s animation class are learning to design subjects in 3D. As it is early in the year they still learning the software and design process, but it won’t be long until they are designing models from their own imaginations and having them brought to life using 3D printers.