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The Technology Curriculum

Kindergarten to 3rd grade
  • Use computers as a learning tool
  • Create digital stories, paintings, music and audio products
  • Control robots with code
  • Build simple circuits with power source, wires and different kinds of loads

4th and 5th Grade

  • Build a motor from scratch
  • Build circuits with breadboards
  • Use voltmeters to measure voltage, current and resistance through a circuit
  • Program micro-controllers to control circuits with code
  • Build a robot from scratch
  • Connect motor controllers
  • Add sensors
  • Wirelessly control robot through radio and infrared
  • Conduct robot races and soccer matches

6th Grade

  • Design and print in 3D with TynkerCAD
  • Create audio poetry, stories and historical accounts with Audacity
  • Create video commercials and movie trailers with Adobe Premiere
  • Program the Microbit to make digital tools such as a digital thermometer to collect environmental data for Earth Science investigations


7th / 8th Grade:

  • Program in C++ using variables, conditions, loops and arrays
  • Use sensors, such as the heart beat sensor - to conduct investigations in the field of Life Sciences
  • Investigate speed, velocity, acceleration, force, density and buoyancy and use C++ to collect, store and manipulate data to solve problems in Physical Science