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Engineering Design & Development (EDD) - Capstone Course

Course Number: 80875
Subject: Manufacturing, Engineering & Techonology
Major/Program of Study: PLTW Engineering
Course Length: 5 periods/week/semester
Credit: 1 credit (CTE credit)
Dual Enrollment: No
AP Designation: No

The EDD course is the capstone course for Project Lead the Way. This course should be taken in the 12th grade, because it applies the knowledge and skills from the PLTW Foundation courses in solving and identifying technical problems. The course of study includes: Problem Identification and Justification; Research: Design Process; Innovation vs. Invention; Building and Testing a Prototype; Engineering Drawing Standards; CAD Solid Modeling; Tool Safety and Jury Presentation. Prerequisites and other notes: Completion of all PLTW Foundation courses. IED (80872), POE (80871), DE (80874), and CEA (80873).