Engineering Gateway

PLTW Gateway opens paths that create meaningful futures. It connects students to careers in areas they can, and can’t, imagine. Through projects and hands-on activities you apply and expand your knowledge of science, technology, engineering, and math.

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Course Sequence

Design and Modeling

Discover the design process and explore how creativity and innovation impact your life. Use and apply what you learn to the design of a therapeutic toy for a child who has cerebral palsy.

Grade 6

Automation and Robotics

Combine mechanisms with input and output devices to automate the mechanisms. Projects and problems give you the opportunity to develop construction and programming skills. Work in teams to create prototypes that meet the needs of clients while exploring automation and robotics. 

Grade 7

App Creators

Discover computer science by computationally analyzing and developing solutions to authentic problems through mobile app development. Consider the positive impact of computer science to society.

Grade 8

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