Tag: project lead the way

Pre-Engineering Program Creates Face Shields

Mr. Brenda Face Shields

RCHS Teacher/State Representative Travis Brenda, along with the RCHS Project Lead the Way (PLTW) pre-engineering program created face shields for healthcare workers from their 3-D printing machines. Twenty-four shields were donated to Rockcastle Regional.  The 3D printers can print 12 shields in just over 8 hours.

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RCMS PLTW Students Are Up, Up and Away!

PLTW Balloons

Students in Mr. Nick Williams’ 7th grade Project Lead The Way class constructed hot air balloons as a part of the “Flying Machines” unit in their 7th grade PLTW Flight & Space course. While constructing and launching the balloons, students learned about the concept of buoyancy and how it applies to hot air balloons. The hot air… Continue Reading RCMS PLTW Students Are Up, Up and Away!

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Increasing Engineering Awareness!

RCHS is proud to announce a new partnership with Lockheed Martin in order to support the PLTW Engineering and science curriculums.  Advancing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is a critical focus for Lockheed Martin.  As an industry leader, Lockheed Martin, with an employee population that includes 56,000 engineers, scientists and IT professionals, is… Continue Reading Increasing Engineering Awareness!

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