# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Energy and the Environment (PLTW) (EE8479/9 weeks)

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Energy and the Environment (PLTW) (EE8479/9 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:EE8479
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:9 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:7–8

In this unit, students are challenged to think big and toward the future as they explore sustainable solutions to our energy needs and investigate the impact of energy on our lives and the world. They use what they’ve learned to design and model alternative energy sources, as well as evaluate options for reducing energy consumption. 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.