Foundation Units

Design & Modeling
Students apply the design process to solve problems and understand the influence of creativity and innovation in their lives. They work in teams to design a playground and furniture, capturing research and ideas in their engineering notebooks. Using Autodesk® design software, students create a virtual image of their designs and produce a portfolio to showcase their innovative solutions.

Automation & Robotics
Students trace the history, development, and influence of automation and robotics as they learn about mechanical systems, energy transfer, machine automation, and computer control systems. Students use the VEX Robotics® platform to design, build, and program real-world objects such as traffic lights, toll booths, and robotic arms.

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 Contact information:
Email - obest@fcsdchromebooks.us
Phone - (803) 435-4270 ext-12041

 Subjects taught:
Design and Modeling
Automation and Robotics

 Available Meeting Times:
11:45 am-12:15 pm, most days and/or by appointment.

 Education:
Barbados Community College
    - Ordinary Technician Diploma
City College of New York
    - B SC Industrial Arts Education(Hon)
City College of New York
    -M Sc Industrial Technology Education

     - Certified Project Lead the Way Educator.