Introduction to Engineering & Design (IED)
This course uses problem-solving skills to explore creative designs and alternative solutions for problems facing our world today by using a design system approach. Students will design, analyze, and communicate possible solutions to a variety of environmental and technological problems. Three-dimensional models will be created using solid modeling computer design software. Possible tools include laser engraving and rapid prototyping.
Current Intro to Engineering & Design students can use their username and password to visit MyPLTW for the IED curriculum.
Incoming students: fill out the Student Information Form.
If you need a letter of recommendation from Mr. Pachera, fill out the Letter of Recommendation Form.
Visit Autodesk for a student copy of Inventor.
DTEP Fan GearHalf Zip Group Order Form:
Tees and Sweats Order Form:
Engineer's Notebook: A quad-ruled composition notebook. Mr. Pachera sells these for $3.00.
Pens (blue or black) as well as standard pencils.