Robotics 1
Course #: CT755SSAA, CT755SSAB

 Length & Credit: 2 trimesters/1.0 credit/ SA

 Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

 Prerequisites: None

 This course is a fun, hands-on introductory course in robotics and automated design. Engineering concepts like closed and open loop programming, mechanical systems, automated feedback, motion physics, and energy management will be learned through hands on, real world projects and activities. Students will have the opportunity to construct, test, and improve multiple robotic devices of their own design through classroom competitions and activities. In addition, students will gain skills in teamwork, collaborative group design, effective communication, and leadership. Students will be given opportunities to apply what they are learning in class by participating in local and regional robotics competitions. Robotics is one of several fun, hands-on, project-based courses within the engineering program that let you explore technology and use your creativity to solve real-world problems.

 

Robotics 2, 3 or 4: Drones and VEX Competition
Course #: CT757SSA, CT761SSA, CT762SSA

 Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ SA

 Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

 Prerequisites: Completion Robotics 1, 2 or 3

 Robotics is a fast growing, cutting edge field that promises to change every aspect of our lives. This course is challenges students to push their robotic understanding to the next level. Students will have the opportunity to construct, test, and improve multiple robotic devices of their own design in preparation for the international VEX Robotics competition. Teams will compete for the honor of representing RVHS at regional VEX events. In addition, students will learn about Drone/UAV technology. Students will learn to construct, maintain, and fly drone aircraft, and perform flights for specific projects based upon community, school, and personal needs. Robotics II is one of several fun, hands-on, project-based courses within the engineering program that let you explore technology and use your creativity to solve real-world problems.

  

Electric Vehicle Design 1
Course #: CT750SSA

Length & Credit: 2 trimester/1.0 credit/ SA

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: None

Help bring green transportation to Redmond!  In this course, students will construct a road-ready electric vehicle while learning about renewable energy and green vehicle designs.  Engineering concepts such as mechanical design, transmissions, energy transfer, power storage, solar energy, controller programming and vehicle optimization will be explored through group activities and projects in the RVHS hands-on lab.  In addition, students will gain skills in teamwork, collaborative group design, effective communication, and leadership. Students will be given opportunities to apply what they are learning in class by participating in local and regional electric vehicle competitions. Electric Vehicle Engineering and Design is one of several fun, hands-on, project-based courses within the RVHS engineering program that let you explore technology and use your creativity to solve real-world problems.

 

Computer Aided Design 1
Course #: CT740SSA

 Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ SA

 Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

 Prerequisites: None

 Computer-aided drawing is the most powerful tool for communicating creative, innovative ideas to other people. The Introduction to Computer-Aided Design (CAD) course will give you the skills necessary to expand your great ideas into products that can be manufactured and marketed. As you learn about various aspects of technology, technical design and engineering, you will get to apply what you learn through various activities, projects, and real-world problems. In addition, you will learn how to use AutoDesk Inventor–an amazing state-of-the-art 3-D design software package used in industry– to help bring your creative design solutions to life. Introduction to Computer-Aided Design (CAD) is one of several fun, hands-on, project-based courses within the Project Lead The Way® program that let you explore technology and use your creativity to solve real-world problems. This course is also an extension of the Gateway to Technology program.

 

Computer Aided Design (CAD) 2, 3: CNC, Laser & 3D Printing
Course #: CT256SSA, CT257SSA

 Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ SA

 Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

 Prerequisites: Computer Aided Design 1 or 2

 Computer-aided drawing is the most powerful tool for communicating creative, innovative ideas to other people. In this course, students who have successfully completed Intro to Drafting will continue to extend their understanding of CAD design by creating complex designs to real world problems. Students will use cutting edge technology such as CNC routing, Laser cutting and engraving, and 3D printing tools to create prototypes of their designs. Students will also design and create projects of their own interest. Final projects will include a service learning component where students will create and manufacture a design for someone in the Redmond community.

 

Creative Design 1
Course #: CT746SSA

Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ SA

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: None

Imagine it, then make it!  In this course, you will learn amazing technologies like laser cutting, welding, CNC milling, 3D printing and plasma cutting while creating cool things that you have designed.  Discover how everything is made – from truck bumpers to guitars to jewelry to phone cases – while you design, make and share your own creations. In this project based experience, you will get to use the latest design software to sketch and evolve your ideas, then take your designs into our fantastic Hands-On lab and to make, test, and improve them. 

Want to cut your creative self  loose and make your best ideas come to life?  This is a perfect place to start!


CN Computer Programming 1/CS 195 Web Design 1

Course #: CT742SSA

 Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ SA

 Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

 Prerequisites: None

 College Credit: COCC 4 credits, $60

 This course gives you the opportunity to explore computer programming and software design through the
languages of HTML, CSS, MYSQL, PHP and Javascript. As you learn the fundamentals of each language, you
will get to use each language to create elements of your own website. At the conclusion of this course, you will
have created your own custom, content-specific, “rich”, database driven website, and have the skills to explore
and use other computer languages such as Visual Basic, C++, Flash, etc.

 Programming I is one of several fun, hands-on, project-based courses within the engineering program that let you
explore technology and use your creativity to solve real-world problems.

 

Web Design 2, 3, 4
Course #: CT758SSA, CT759SSA, CT760SSA

 Length & Credit: 1 trimesters/.5 credit/ SA

 Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

 Prerequisites: Completion of Computer Programming 1, 2 or 3

 Designed for students who love programming, this course introduces the process behind the development of rich web applications (apps) using the languages of HTML, CSS, MYSQL, PHP and Javascript.  Students will create fantastic applications that work across all platforms, are responsive, and user-oriented.   Students will work with application backend databases, and develop methods for database management.  In addition, students will apply OOP (Object-Oriented Programming) concepts to streamline application flow.  


At the completion of this course, students will be able to successfully program web applications in a commercial environment.

Video Game Design 1
Course #: CT503SSAA, CT503SSAB

Length & Credit: 2 trimesters/1.0 credit/ SA

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: None

Video Game Design 1 is a two trimester course that introduces you to incredible world of video game creation. Using professional programs like Adobe Illustrator and Animate, as well as Blender and the Unity Game Engine, you will build introductory games with your own custom graphics, then graduate to more complex systems including physics engines, platformers, and iOS games. The class has no prerequisites, but does require an understanding of math, and also requires a commitment to push yourself to create. This is not a class for playing games that already exist, it’s all about designing great games that everyone can enjoy! By the end of the course, you will have designed, created, and tested several of your own games. In addition, you will deploy your games to the web so that you and your friends can play them on almost any platform.


Video Game Design 2, 3, 4

Course #: CT507SSA, CT507SSB

Length & Credit: 2 trimesters each level/1.0 credit/ SA

Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: Completion Video Game Design 1

Video Game Design 2, 3, 4 is a series of one trimester courses that allow students to continue their study of video game design methods, skills and tools.   Students will build on their experience in Video Game Design I, with a strong focus on collaborative multi-level game design across several genres.  Students in this course will use advanced Unity, Blender, Photoshop, and Animate techniques to create original, dynamic, and marketable video games across Windows, iOS, and WebGL platforms.  Students will acquire feedback from early users to adapt and enhance their games before taking them to market.  Finally, students will brand and market their games – including the development of a full marketing strategy and release cycle – to the greater RVHS public, releasing each game in an online public distribution network.

 


CTE Mentorship Engineering Technology 1, 2, 3, 4

Course #: CT333SEl, CT334SEL, CT335SEL, CT336SEL

 Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ Elective

 Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

 Prerequisites: Teacher Approval

 This course gives students who have successfully completed one or more of the introductory technology, engineering or design classes at Ridgeview (CAD, Robotics, Computer Programming, etc) the opportunity to return to the classroom as a mentor in these classes.  Mentor students will help other students successfully complete the course through one on one assistance, individual and group instruction, coaching, collaboration, and evaluation.

Students will learn beginning techniques in mentorship, and apply what they learn to teaching and coaching other students towards successful completion of the introductory course.

Teacher approval is required.

 Engineering Technology Projects 1, 2, 3, 4

Course #: CT344SELA, CT344SELB, CT344SELC

 Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ Elective

 Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

 Prerequisites: Teacher Approval

 This series of courses are the capstone engineering, design and technology courses for the RTEC (Raven Technology, Engineering and Communications) program. During these courses, students will have the opportunity to research a real world problem of their own interest, then carry out the full engineering design process to create a marketable prototype of their solution. Areas of research could include – but are not limited to – robotics, electric vehicles, aeronautics, computer programming, electronic products, green technology, natural resources, etc. Using cutting edge equipment and software, students will create full professional drawings for their design, manufacture their design, test the design under real world conditions, and make improvements to the design. At the end of the course, students will have the opportunity to apply for an official pre-patent for their design through the U.S. Patent office.

 In addition, students will learn personal and professional communications skills, presentation skills, project management and organizational techniques. Students will team with professionals in our community for mentoring, guidance, funding, and evaluation.

 Each course will be guided by the following types of projects:

 I: Beginning projects, home/individual solutions

II: Intermediate projects, solutions for others
III: Advanced projects, solutions for local businesses
IV: Professional/Entrepreneurial , solutions for larger problems or original designs

 Note: These courses will require students to work independently, and may include traveling off campus during school hours in order to meet with community members, acquire materials, and conduct research. If this is necessary, the student must provide their own transportation.

 Work Experience: Manufacturing & Engineering

Course #: CT934SELA

 Length & Credit: 1 trimester 90 hrs/.5 credit/ Elective

 Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

 Prerequisites: Teacher Approval

 Work experience consists of an internship experience or a preexisting job that integrates work site experiences with academic learning and career development in a work-based experience. It is an opportunity to gain employment skills while connecting work with learning at school. To qualify as a school-to-work experience, duties of employed students usually must be planned specifically to ensure work-based learning is meaningful. It involves a contract between the student, employer, and the school.

 

CTE Pathways Exploration
Course #: CT702SSA

 Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ SA

 Grade(s): 9

 Prerequisites: None

 Exploration of Career and Technical Education (CTE) helps students identify and evaluate personal goals, priorities, aptitudes, and interests with the goal of helping them make informed decisions about future CTE course choices. This course exposes students to various sources of information on career and training options and may also assist them in developing job search and employability skills.

This course will also cover school orientation providing students with an introduction to the culture of their school so that they understand staff expectations and the school’s structure and conventions.  Students will be introduced to several organizational and study skills appropriate for high school and college.