Practical and Applied Arts 09
This Practical and Applied Arts (PAA) 9 course is structured as a survey course, offering a taste of several practical and applied arts that students can take in their grade 10 to 12 years. Module for this course are selected by the teacher and can include the following options:
Digital Graphic Design
Computer Aided Design & Technical Drafting
App Development for Smartphones & Tablets
Kitchen and Food Safety
Students will understand food safety and create a brochure on food-borne illnesses. Students will apply their knowledge by completing an "at-risk food" safety cooking lab, practice safe work habits and accident prevention at home, while being evaluated by a parent.
Students will learn basic hand-sewing tools, functional and decorative hand stitching techniques, and reading pattern instructions to create a sock monkey, recycled project. In the process, they will apply their current knowledge of design elements and sewing techniques to add accessories to their monkey.
Students will learn the design process and creating their own beading design, while learning the skills, tools and techniques to do edging, backing and tacking of beading embellishments on fabric.