CAREER LABORATORY OVERVIEW
Bloomfield Academy takes pride in its LABORATORY OF CAREER-CHOICES utilizing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics... The FIRST and ONLY Laboratory of its kind outside of the USA. This Career Laboratory allows students and parents to understand the vast amount of interest that may be connected to their future careers.
Because today's students are tomorrow's leaders, our Career Laboratory is designed to ensure that students are exposed to intensive and up-to-date disciplines which are programmed to be at par with global standards.
With the use of technology, the students work through Science, Engineering, and Mathematics, which may lead them to the possible careers that the lab is leading them to.
COLLEGE AND CAREER READY LABS
The ultimate career exploration to engage students in authentic problem-based learning experiences as they discover their interests and aptitudes. Whether they are looking to build a program with exposure to a broad range of Career Clusters, or define a more focused pathway, College & Career Ready Labs provide a model for success.
Students apply STEM concepts as they explore the fundamentals and viability of alternative energy sources.
CAD & DESIGN
Students begin their development of computer- aided drafting and design skills while exploring the evolution from sketches to software.
COMPUTER GRAPHICS & GAME DEVELOPMENT
Students examine the evolution of computer graphics in the design and development of 2D and 3D games.
Students employ the seven S's of crime scene investigation as they utilize laboratory techniques used in forensic science to study fibers, fingerprints, chromatography, handwriting, and blood spatter.
DIGITAL AUDIO PRODUCTION
Students utilize virtual instruments, sound recording, and editing techniques to create the elements of a podcast.
Students learn the fundamentals of 3D coordinate programming and then design and create simple 3D printed projects while exploring the use of 3D printers in a wide range of industries.
ELECTRICITY & ELECTRONICS
Students build, test, and examine circuits to discover the science behind the electronics we use every day.
ENERGY & POWER
Students examine and test the principles of operation, fundamentals of combustion, and adjustment procedures for a four-cycle engine.
ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGY
Students demonstrate STEM skills as they set up experiments and conduct research on water quality, soil, recycling, organic fertilizers, and plant life cycles.
FLIGHT & DRONE TECHNOLOGY
Students investigate the four forces of flight as they apply to rockets, fixed-wing, and rotary aircraft. Additionally, they will apply problem-solving skills in the process of programming an unmanned aerial vehicle.
Students examine the fundamentals of laser and fiber optics technology while conducting a variety of hands-on experiments including the bending of light, and laser sound transmission.
Students examine the fundamentals of simple machines in the study of gears, sprockets, levers, and pulleys while experimenting with gear reduction, speed reduction, and mechanical advantage devices.
Students demonstrate the principles of pneumatics as they design and build pneumatic circuits with cylinders, directional valves, electric solenoids, regulators, and flow control valves.
Students apply the fundamentals of programming to develop solutions to several challenges that utilize specific sensors.
Students employ the techniques of composition, lighting, and editing used by independent content creators as they develop their own viral video.