Architecture and Engineering: Drafting

Workshop Outline:

Students will be introduced to the art of drafting. We will examine perspective, angles, geometry, measurement, scale, and ratios. We will also examine careers and industries which use the art of drafting including architecture, engineering, graphic design, animation design, and more. Students should be able to draft simple furniture by the end of the workshop.

Big Idea Complex tasks require the acquisition of additional skills.
Curricular Competencies Defining: Choose a design opportunity, Identify criteria for success and any constraints
Content Technical drawing, including manual drafting techniques

Elements of technical drawings

Drafting Scale: Measurement

Objective The student will be able to draft simple furniture.
Materials required by the school: Graph Paper

Pencils and Erasers

30 cm rules

Meter sticks

30 degrees or 45 degree geometric triangles

A bookshelf or table to draft

Extension Cord

Materials provided by the workshop: Document Camera
Assessment for ADST Students will each create a draft of the item before the end of the period. It is up to the teacher whether to mark them on their skill development or final product. Additionally, the teacher has the option of extending their learning to include an additional assignment where students must draft something from home.