Metals, Manufacturing & Welding

One Term             Grades 9, 10, 11, 12               Elective

In this class students will study the principles of metal and the processes used to fabricate them into consumer products and industrial uses. Students will learn about cost calculations used in manufacturing products. Participants will learn welding techniques used in manufacturing. This class will explore many hands on activities with some individual projects, exploring the welding techniques of aluminum, gas, wire feed, and stick arc welding. These activities will include the uses of electric welding devices and gases such asacetylene, argon, oxygen and carbon dioxide. Applications to current issues and careers will also be presented.