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Activity 1.3.1 Standard and Metric Measuring	 
Activity 1.3.2 History of Measurement	 
Activity 1.3.3 Precision Measuring	 
Activity 1.3.3a Precision Measuring Worksheet	 
Activity 1.3.4 Measurement Lab - Skimmer	 
Activity 1.4.1 Sketching Techniques	 
Activity 1.4.2 Sketching Practice	 
Activity 1.4.3 Language of Sketching	 
Activity 1.4.4 Orthographic Projection	 
Activity 1.4.5 Dimensioning	 
Activity 1.5.1 Descriptive Geometry and Coordinate System	 
Activity 1.5.2 Computer Modeling Fundamentals	 
Activity 1.5.3 Parametric Modeling	 
Activity 1.5.4 Sketch Plane Cube	 
Activity 1.5.5 Pegboard Toy	 
Activity 1.5.5a Pegboard Working Drawings	 
Activity 1.5.5b Pegboard Presentation Drawings	 
Activity 1.5.6 Bracket	 
Lesson 1.3 Measurement - Key Terms	 
Lesson 1.4 Sketching and Dimensioning - Key Terms	 
Lesson 1.5 Designing for Production - Key Terms	 
Problem 1.5.9 Playground Design Problem	 
Project 1.5.7 Switch Plate Design	 
Project 1.5.8 Hairbrush Design
The Gateways class is part of our schools PLTW  (project Lead the Way) program. The Gateways program prepares students to be the most innovative and productive leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and to make meaningful, pioneering contributions to our world.
Gateway partners with middle schools and high schools to provide a rigorous, relevant STEM education. Through an engaging, hands-on curriculum, Gateway encourages the development of problem-solving skills, critical thinking, creative and innovative reasoning and a love of learning.
The Gateway middle and high school STEM education programs give students a brighter future by providing them with a foundation and proven path to college and career success in STEM-related fields. STEM education is at the heart of today’s high-tech, high-skill global economy.
For America to remain economically competitive, our next generation of leaders must develop the critical-reasoning and problem-solving skills that will help make them the most productive in the world. Gateway sparks the ingenuity, creativity and innovation within all of our students.