Ag Metal Working I
Prerequisite - None
Class Focus: 9 – 12
This course is an introduction to metal processing technology. Students will study shop safety, hand tool use and identification, steel making process, and precision layout. Projects will be constructed in the areas of bench metal working, metal forging, and sheet metal working. Safety will be stressed and students are required to supply safety glasses and leather gloves.
The student will:
1) List 10 Businesses in the Chippewa Valley that would employ a person with metal working skills.
2) Identify common base and alloy metals and properties.
3) Read and interpret a working drawing for a project.
4) Identify and use precision measurement and layout tools.
5) Identify and use metal working hand tools.
6) Plan and layout a sheet meal project using math and measurement skills.
7) Use metal cutting and forming machines to construct a sheet metal project according to a plan.
8) Use an oxy-acet torch to forge a chisel.
9) Use bench skills in cutting, drilling and filing metal to complete a project.
10) Use all metal hand tools and operate all metal machines in a safe manner.
11) Complete 5 quality metal projects with a high level of craftsmanship.