CERAMICS

Course Name CERAMICS
Course ID TMS21QCA
Department Technology
Subject Machinist / Machine Technology
Can you take this course more than once? No
Periods per Day 1.0
Special Permission No
Eligibility
  • All of the following are true:
    • Student is in 11th grade
  • Fulfills the following graduation requirements
    Also in the following groups
    Syllabus No Syllabus Found

    Description

    Who should take this course?

    This course will appeal to anyone interested in exploring the ceramics field from a creative, artistic and technical perspective.

    What will we be studying?

    The Ceramics Course is designed to provide a broad experience in the ceramics area. Subject matter is presented technically as well as artistically. Topics covered include:

    * The nature of ceramic materials - clay, glass, plaster;
    * The processing of ceramic materials to form useful or artistic items by hand building and machine forming methods - potter's wheel;
    * The safe use and operation of ceramic equipment;
    * Finishing, decorative and artistic techniques;
    * Glaze chemistry - compounding glazes from raw chemicals and applying glazes;
    * Kilns - safely stacking and firing the kilns;
    * The different types of firings - bisque, glaze, oxidation and reduction.",Full year cours