Principles of Engineering

  • Course Description: This survey course explores many engineering disciplines including mechanical, electrical, environmental, and computer engineering. Some specific topics explored include mechanisms,  electricity, energy, statics, materials, fluids, and control systems. Using activities, projects, and problem-solving techniques, students learn first-hand how engineers and technicians use math, science, and technology in a group-focused engineering problem-solving process to benefit people. Students continue mastery of engineering documentation.

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    Principles of Engineering: 

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    1. Is this an Honor's Course?
      • Yes, and while the course is rigorous, it is formatted such that students of all levels can take the course and be successful.  Students do receive a 0.5 Honors credit on their GPA for taking the course!
    2. More questions to come following rising 8th Grader Night!



Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Benton


Title: Teacher

Subject(s): Engineering

Teaching since: 2000

Teaching at Walton since: 2005

Degree(s): Aerospace Engineering (Syracuse University)

Extracurricular: Head Coach of Walton Robotics Team

Fun Fact(s): Walton Graduate, Favorite activity is cycling, I am a pilot