Engineering / STEM

ScottSyster
Scott Syster
Engineering
Instructor

Northern Neck Technical Center

STEM Program

Rappahanock Community College

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  Erich Cosby
Engineering Instructor
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The PLTW Pathway To Engineering (PTE) program is a sequence of courses, which follows a proven hands-on, real-world, problem-solving approach to learning. Throughout PTE, students learn and apply the design process, acquire strong teamwork and communication proficiency and develop organizational, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. They discover the answers to questions like how are things made and what processes go into creating products? Students use the same industry-leading 3D design software used by companies like Intel, Lockheed Martin and Pixar. They explore aerodynamics, astronautics and space life sciences. Hello, NASA. Students apply biological and engineering concepts related to biomechanics – think robotics. They design, test and actually construct circuits and devices such as smart phones and tablets and work collaboratively on a culminating capstone project. It’s STEM education and it’s at the heart of today’s high-tech, high-skill global economy.


Contact Information:
  ssyster@northernnecktech.org
            ecosby@northernnecktech.org

Phone:
804-333-4940