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3D Design

Step into the dynamic world of 3D design where creativity meets empathy and innovation! In this exhilarating course, you will embark on a journey to not only understand the intricacies of 3D design but also to empathize with the diverse range of human experiences and challenges. Harnessing the power of design thinking, you'll dive deep into problem-solving methodologies, learning how to dissect issues and craft ingenious solutions that address real-life problems. Through hands-on projects and immersive exercises, you'll cultivate the mindset of a designer, honing your ability to empathize, define, ideate, prototype, and test your ideas. But that's not all! You'll also delve into the realm of digital technologies, mastering cutting-edge tools and techniques to bring your designs to life in the virtual world. From concept to creation, you'll learn how to leverage the latest advancements in 3D modeling, animation, and simulation to push the boundaries of what's possible.

 

CO2 Cars

Your challenge will be to design and build a CO2 car. You will need to apply scientific principles when designing and building their car, as the objective is to build the fastest car within the given specifications. This course is all hands on, so students will be required to be active participants throughout the entire planning, building and testing phases. Students will also learn and demonstrate the safe use of tools to construct their Co2 cars. Who will take the checkered flag this year?

 

Rocketry

5, 4, 3, 2, 1….Blast off!!! If you enjoy the excitement of watching a rocket take off and fly up into the sky, you are going to REALLY enjoy this course.  Learn about flight principles, the applications of modern rockets and the history of rocketry. This course really “takes off”, when you begin building your own rocket that you will shoot up into the sky, all while demonstrating safe rocket launching practices. See you out on the launch pad!!

 

STEM 

Get ready to roll up your sleeves and unleash your inner scientist as we tackle a series of exciting challenges together. In this course, you'll explore the fascinating realm of STEM through hands-on activities and collaborative projects. From constructing intricate structures to unraveling complex problems, each session promises an electrifying blend of creativity and problem-solving. You'll sharpen your critical thinking skills while having a blast along the way. Join forces with your peers as you navigate through a variety of tasks designed to push the boundaries of your scientific prowess.

 

Forensics

From the bloodstained crime scenes to the microscopic traces of evidence, this immersive experience will unravel the mysteries behind the forensic techniques that captivate both the curious and the crime-solving enthusiasts. In this course, you'll delve into the diverse realms of forensic investigation, exploring the cutting-edge methodologies that crack open even the most perplexing cases. Get ready to don your metaphorical detective hat as you step into the shoes of a forensic analyst. Through hands-on experiments, simulated crime scenes, and interactive workshops, you'll hone your observational skills, sharpen your analytical mind, and develop a keen eye for detail. But our journey doesn't stop there. As you uncover the inner workings of forensic laboratories and forensic psychology, you'll gain insights into the interdisciplinary nature of forensic science, where biology meets chemistry, and psychology intersects with technology. Whether you're fascinated by real-life crime dramas or driven by a passion for justice, this course offers a rare opportunity to explore the riveting world of forensic science. Join us as we unravel the truth, one piece of evidence at a time, and discover the exhilarating world of forensic investigation.

 

Robotics: Faster, Higher, Stronger

Design and create robots that are faster, can climb higher, and pull harder than your opponents to take home gold. In this exhilarating course, you'll unravel the mysteries of robotics, from fundamental concepts to advanced applications. Whether you're a novice eager to explore the basics or a seasoned enthusiast hungry for complex challenges, this course caters to all levels of expertise. Prepare to be dazzled as you delve into the intricacies of robotic design, programming, and control. Through hands-on projects and immersive simulations, you'll breathe life into mechanical marvels, guiding them through a myriad of tasks and challenges.

 

Tourism & Natural Disasters 

venture from the fiery depths of volcanoes to the rumbling tremors of earthquakes, and into the tumultuous winds of hurricanes. In this captivating course, you'll virtually travel to the epicenters of some of Earth's most dramatic natural calamities, witnessing firsthand the awe-inspiring power of nature. But this isn't just about the adrenaline rush of witnessing these events; it's about understanding the science behind them. Delve deep into the mechanisms that drive volcanoes to erupt, earthquakes to shake, and hurricanes to whirl, unraveling the mysteries that lie beneath the Earth's surface. Gain insight into the fascinating forces at play and discover the warning signs that precede these monumental events. Yet, our exploration doesn't end there. We'll also examine the profound impact these natural disasters have on the tourism industry, both locally and globally. From the destruction wrought upon popular tourist destinations to the resilience and innovation in rebuilding efforts, we'll analyze how these events shape the landscape of travel and hospitality. Discover how communities adapt, recover, and thrive in the aftermath, turning adversity into opportunity. So, if you're ready to embark on a journey that blends science, adventure, and industry insight, join us for an unforgettable exploration of Tourism & Natural Disasters. Get ready to be captivated, enlightened, and inspired as we navigate the thrilling terrain where nature's fury meets human resilience.

 

Land Acknowledgment

Rocky View Schools would like to acknowledge the land and recognize all the Indigenous Peoples whose footprints have marked these lands from time immemorial. Together, we can learn and honour the Ways of Knowing of Indigenous Peoples for all future generations.