Principles of Applied Engineering

  • Principles of Applied Engineering

    Teacher:  Don Berliner Contact:

    469-219-2180 ext. 80206 Room 1050


    • Unit 1:  Engineering Basics
    • Unit 2:  Measurement and Beginning Inventor  (Puzzle Cube Project)
    • Unit 3:  Advanced Inventor With Robotic Design
    • Unit 4:  Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
    • Unit 5:  Reverse Engineering
    • Unit 6:  Advanced inventor II  (Toy Train Project)
    • Unit 7:  Large Project Design  (Cardboard Chair Project)


    Class Expectations:

    • Be on time.  You should be in the classroom when the bell rings.
    • Be prepared with all supplies every day.
    • Stay on task.  Follow directions the first time.
    • Be respectful of students, teachers, supplies, and equipment.
    • Food and drinks are not allowed in the computer lab.
    • NO chewing GUM.


    Grading: Formative (minor or daily): 40%   Summative (projects (major): 60%


    Late and Make Up Work: Late work/makeup work will be accepted in accordance with school policy.  


    Tutoring:  FIRST use Eagle time if possible.  If not you must schedule by email for either of the following:

    • Before School 7:45-8:15 am After School until 4:15 pm  


    Computer Use:

    These activities are NOT allowed in the lab:

    • Printing without permission Internet games flash drives without approval
    • e-mail, chat rooms, and instant messaging Sharing files without permission


    Required supplies:


    Notebook/journal  (graphing or regular)

    Recommended supplies:

    Good ruler with both standard and metric measurements

    Clear tape

    Colored pencils

    Box of tissues

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