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Technology Day will be held on Thursday, November 21, 2013.
Schedule of the day:
9:00 to 9:30 a.m. Registration in the Gym
9:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Sessions
12:15 to 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Dismissal
Agriculture, 36 students-
Agronomy-The high tunnels are filled with cool-season vegetables that are used in the cafeteria…can you identify each species? We will also be running a few tests on the soil in the high tunnels to determine if the soil contains sufficient nutrients for our plants to thrive.
GIS- Ever wonder how a GPS system works and is able to tell us exactly where we are or where we’ve been? In the GIS lab, students will learn the many uses of a handheld GPS device in the agriculture world, such as finding the area of a pasture/field and returning to the exact same location you visited the week before.
Ultrasound– Students will be using an ultrasound machine to determine if a goat is pregnant. Students will also be palpating a rabbit to check for pregnancy and then using the ultrasound machine to see if the determination from the palpation is correct.
Art and Music, 30 Students-
Music- Music technology has revolutionized the way music is created, consumed, and shared throughout the world. This hands-on lecture lab will provide a brief introduction to the way technology is used in the music industry and in education: focusing on sound production, amplification, recording, and the creation of digital music.
Art- Students will have the opportunity to cover digital camera operation and learn techniques to creating skilled images prior to editing them to professional digital imaging software.
Business, 16 Students-Communication is an important component of business success. Student will be participating in a story telling game, focusing and honing communication and speaking skills. We will also be exploring Google Earth and other technologies utilized in the industry.
Criminal Justice, 13 Students-Students will be “taken into custody” by the Torrington Police Department where they will take a tour, experience technology and devices, as well as speak with police officers about their experiences and their day to day duties.
Cosmetology, 30 Students-Students will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience working with clients on hair and nail practices and standards.
Flux Core arc Welding, 15 Students-This is the way welding is done in the coal industry. We will be providing training to develop the manual skills necessary to make high quality welds on heavy plate.
Shielded Metal Arc Welding, 15 Students- Students will be welding vertical down welds on sheet metal joints.
Machine Tool, 12 Students-Students will learn to sharpen a twist drill and tap holes.
Computers in Welding and Manufacturing, 15 students-Practice arc welding in a virtual reality. Students will explore fundamental concepts of 3-D Mechanical Drawing, 3-D printers and copy machines. Students will be introduced to Computer Numeric Control of plasma cutting and basics of plasma cutting with the TorchmateCAD software.
Veterinary Technology, 15 Students-Students will be participating in a hematology lab examining blood samples from different species of animals commonly seen in veterinary practice today. This will include a practical approach to staining and evaluating the blood of animals in both healthy and disease conditions.
If you are interested in attending Tech Day you may register from this page beginning Friday, November 1, 2013.
Please contact Zach Smith at 307.532.8232 or Mai Lee Olsen at 307.532.8237 with any questions.