Project Lead the Way


Legacy Engineering Courses

Instructor - Mr. Freeman

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Introduction to Engineering Design (IED) 8th Grade

IED exposes students to some of the major concepts that they will encounter in a college level engineering design course of study. Students have an opportunity to:

  • Design a consumer product using an engineering design process based on a design brief
  • Create and/or modify 3D solid computer models and assemblies of complex parts using Autodesk Inventor
  • Earn Autodesk Certification and real college credit honored at most Florida public colleges and universities


Magic of Electrons (ME) 7th Grade

ME challenges students to examine the behavior and parts of atoms, as well as the impact of electricity on the world around them. Students have an opportunity to:

  • Learn skills in basic circuitry design, including electrical schematics
  • Assemble and solder electrical components
  • Use magnet wire to build and test electrical motors, telegraphs, and speakers 

Flight and Space (FS) 7th Grade

FS challenges students to explore the science behind aeronautics and aerospace. Students have tan opportunity to:

  • Explore the history and achievements of aerospace engineering
  • Design, build, and test tetrahedral kites, balsa wood gliders, and water rockets

Science and Technology (ST) 6th Grade

Science impacts the technology of yesterday, today, and the future. In this unit, students apply the concepts of physics, chemistry, and nanotechnology to activities and projects, including making ice cream, cleaning up an oil spill, and discovering the properties of nano-materials.

Medical Detectives (MD) 6th Grade

Students play the role of real-life medical detectives as they collect and analyze medical data to diagnose disease. They solve medical mysteries through hands-on projects and labs, measure and interpret vital signs, dissect a sheep brain, investigate disease outbreaks, and extract, test, and analyze real DNA.