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PPA-STEM - Principles of Engineering (POE)


Grade 10, 11, 12

PLTW Engineering Pathway

College Capable Course - please see instructor for more information.

This survey course of engineering exposes students to major concepts they'll encounter in a post-secondary engineering course of study. Students employ engineering and scientific concepts in the solution of engineering design problems. They develop problem-solving skills and apply their knowledge of research and design to create solutions to various challenges, documenting their work and communicating solutions to peers and members of the professional community.

  • Recommendation: Students interested in engineering and following the FVL STEM Academy Engineering pathway
  • Prerequisite: Grade 10 and successful completion of Engineering Essentials or Grade 11,12
  • Required: No


  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • POE
  • PPA - STEM Engineering
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