# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Design and Modeling (PLTW) (DM8476/9 weeks)

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Design and Modeling (PLTW) (DM8476/9 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:DM8476
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:9 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:6–8
Prerequisites:None

In this unit, students discover the design process and develop an understanding of the influence of creativity and innovation in their lives. They are then challenged and empowered to use and apply what they’ve learned throughout the unit to design a therapeutic toy for a child who has cerebral palsy. Only Project Lead the Way (PLTW) member schools with approved PLTW agreements are eligible to offer this course.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Science and Mathematics

Available Credentials

Note: Certifications do not apply to middle school courses.

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.

Note: Completer sequences do not apply to middle school courses.