Central Dauphin High School

437 Piketown Road Harrisburg, PA 17112 • 717.703.5360

Quality to the Core

Course Description
This course is designed to be an introductory course into the Central Dauphin High School Technology Education program. It is designed to give students a glimpse into the three different areas of technology - manufacturing, graphics, and drafting - that are offered at the high school level. Basic graphic layout, sketching, shop techniques, and design fundamentals will be covered. This is a half-year course. A lab fee will be charged for supplies used in the class.
Course Objectives
- To develop proper lab safety techniques and practices. SAFETY IS OUR GOAL.
- To better understand how technology impacts our lives and works for and against us.
- To gain a better understanding what the design process is and how and why it works.
- To develop proper terminology that is used in a lab setting.
- To develop appropriate shop machinery skills and practices.
- To improve time management skills and meet required deadlines.
Class Rules
- Lav Policy - Students must ask permission to use the pass whether working in the lab or classroom.
- Tardies - Due to the extreme distance between classrooms, students will have no more than 2 extra minutes to
   arrive to class. After 2 minutes a tardy slip will be issued.
- Respect other people, property, and yourself.
- Be prepared for class. Students may not go to their lockers to get supplies.
- Lab Fee -$5.00 (This covers the cost of all supplies being used in the class.)
- Do not open the outside door for any reason except for emergency.
- NO tobacco products of any kind allowed in the shop.
- Swearing policy - Don’t Do It
Class Projects

Air Power Vehicles (APVs)
Hand Held Games
Hand Tool Sketches
Technology Timeline