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8th Grade Related Arts

PLTW Green Architecture

Students learn how to apply green concepts to the fields of architecture and construction. They explore dimensioning, measuring, and architectural sustainability and apply what they have learned to design affordable housing units using Autodesk’s® 3D architectural design software.

App Programming

Through the development of mobile applications, students will be continue to explore the field of computer science and computational thinking while building on their javascript block coding skills. Students will work collaboratively to design and develop creative and innovative mobile applications, analyze real-time senosr data, and build physical prototypes for hardware based programming.

PLTW Medical Detectives

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, examine nervous system structure and function, investigate disease outbreaks, and explore how a breakdown within the human body can lead to dysfunction.