Boyne City Public Schools

INDUSTRIAL ARTS

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  • Instructors: Mr. Don Nohel, Mr. Todd Shumaker

    WOODWORKING I (9-12th)
    Woodworking I is an elective class designed for the beginning woodworking student. Students will first learn to safely use the various tools and equipment and gain valuable woodworking knowledge while completing several hands on activities. They will then choose, design and construct a small, yet high quality, project that will match their needs and abilities. Students are responsible for paying for materials used in this class.

    WOODWORKING II (9-12th)
    Woodworking II is an elective class designed for the advanced woodworking student. Students will choose, design, and construct quality projects that will meet their needs and abilities. Students will be expected to produce a project(s) demonstrating a high level of quality craftsmanship. If a student has extensive middle school experience, this is the class he or she should start in. Students are responsible for paying for materials used in this class.
    Prerequisite: Successful completion of Woodworking I, or approval of MS instructor.
    NOTE: This class can be taken more than once for graduation credit

    BASIC DRAFTING (9-12th)
    Basic drafting will explore both Mechanical and Architectural drafting processes using basic drafting equipment. In the Mechanical part of this drafting class, students will learn to sketch and draw objects in both multi-view and pictorial projections. They will also learn to place and read dimensions on objects according to ANSI standards. In Architectural drafting, students will be introduced to the common plans that make up a complete set of house plans used to construct a home. This will be done through an enjoyable and practical hands-on approach.

    COMPUTER ASSISTED DRAFTING I (CAD I) (9-12th)
    Students will be expected to select an emphasis area and perform substantial quality work which conforms to industry standards. Assignments, drawings and projects will be assigned to meet the needs and abilities of each student.
    EMPHASIS IN ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING concepts will be expanded on while learning to use Auto Cad software or any other relevant software.
    EMPHASIS IN MECHANICAL DRAFTING concepts will be expanded on while learning to use Auto Cad software.
    EMPHASIS IN INTERIOR DESIGN concepts will be expanded on while learning to use Auto Cad software or any other relevant software.
    Prerequisite: Successful completion of Basic Drafting.

    ADVANCED CAD (10-12th)
    Drafting concepts in either Architectural, Interior Design or Mechanical drafting will be explored based on individual student preference. Each student, along with the teacher, will develop a plan that will help them expand their knowledge of drafting and CAD software. Future education opportunities and potential careers will also be explored.
    Prerequisite: Successful completion of CAD I (Mechanical/Architectural/Interior Design).
    NOTE: This class can be taken more than once for graduation credit

    BUILDING TRADES (11-12th)
    NOTE: This course can qualify as a senior year “math related” course. This is a comprehensive course dealing with residential home construction. The student will receive theory and practical experience in all areas of residential construction from the basic foundation to the finishing and landscaping. He/she will also be able to read blueprints, layout construction, operate hand/power tools and machines properly and safely, and develop good work habits and skills. In addition to actually building a home the students will receive related information from textbooks, pamphlets, drawings, films, sub-contractors, company representatives, and other related specialists. Upon completion of the course, a student will have the entry level skills to gain employment in construction related occupations.
    RECOMMENDED PRE-REQUISITE: Successful completion of Woodworking I and Basic Drafting
    NOTE: This course CAN be taken more than once for graduation credit.

    MACHINE TOOL TECHNOLOGY (11-12th)
    NOTE: This course can qualify as a senior year "math related" course. This is an introductory course to machine tool technology. The student will learn safety, machine operations, and complete a hands-on project in metal. This course is recommended for students interested in manufacturing and/or engineering.
    RECOMMENDED PRE-REQUISITE: Successful completion of Woodworking I and Basic Drafting.