Production Technology 11

To graduate from the high school with an Adult High School Diploma, a student requires several key courses such as Math, and English, but also several elective courses.  Production Technology is one of those courses which allows students to gain real world knowledge of "how things work" in a practical manner.  Construction techniques, mini-physics lessons, projects on geometry, floor plans and design are all integrated into the course.  A couple of the more interesting units is the design of a bottle rocket, and the design of a egg-cannon-ball.  These types of activities promote creativity as well as thought towards the design.   The video to the right summarizes the first test flight of one of these rockets.  Unfortunately, this one wasn't designed that well...