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Year One: Foundation of Residential Construction

The Residential and Commercial Construction course is designed to teach basic skills for the construction trades through a course rich in connections to construction projects that will generate interest in the math and increase students' likelihood of success. The course covers basic construction math; measurement and scale, blueprint reading, safety, procedural use of hand and power tools. Students acquire these skills through the use of technology and real world problem solving. Integrated throughout the course are foundation standards, which include communication, ethics, interpersonal/team skills, critical thinking and other employment skills needed for the 21st Century.

Unit 1

Safety & Orientation

Unit 5

Table Saw

Unit 9

Drill, Router & Sander

Unit 13

Blueprints

Unit 2

Measurement

Unit 6

Band Saw

Unit 10

Project #2

Unit 14

Company Organizations

Unit 3

Scale

Unit 7

Miter Saw

Unit 11

Jig Saw & Scroll Saw

Unit 15

Energy Efficiency

Unit 4

Material-Fastener-Tool

Unit 8

Project #1

Unit 12

Pneumatics

Unit 16

Tiny House Project