March 6th-17th 2017

6th grade

  • Build a basic robot
  • Program a robot to move through a maze and to pick & drop an object

GenBot Building Instructions

7th grade

Biotechnology

http://www.ncabr.org/k12/biotechshortfilm/

1. GMO Debate: Are you for or against?

 

 GMO Salmon

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/fda-approves-genetically-modified-salmon/

2. Disease Detectives: http://www.diseasedetectives.org/videos

https://www.cdc.gov/bam/diseases/immune/disease_database.html

http://www.diseasedetectives.org/

Meet Disease Detectives: http://www.diseasedetectives.org/detectives

8th grade

Trash to treasure projects:

50 Upcycling Projects: From Trash to Treasure –Part 1:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNk38PoZeDA

50 Upcycling Projects: From Trash to Treasure – Part 2:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-imyfAauq74

You saw other people’s solution NOW Share your solution!!

 

Engineering and Ethics: 

Engineering disaster:

Introduction to Robotics 3: Robots in our everyday life

Building a robot:

Engineers week make up activities

2/27/17

6 weeks to State testing

Engineers week

http://www.discovere.org/our-programs/engineers-week 

http://www.discovere.org/our-activities

7th grade: Southern Company Engineers and TWIGS presentation

The team from Southern company consist of:

  • Chemist
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Geography-Geographical Information System (GIS)
  • Architecture

Repair a substation as a team

 

6th grade: Present your bridge, Test-Evaluate-Redesign, Communicate your solution.

Robotics 1:  Introduction

8th grade: Solution(s) for “waste reduction”

 

Future Fest 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8th graders had a meaningful experience at the Cobb Civic Center at Future Fest.  They touched parts of a human body, simulated flight, operated a huge robot, played banana piano, made carpet, learned about first response, visited virtual world, learned about check and savings account, manipulated the nano world, interviewed constructors and manufacturers about their job and how to get to where they are and many more.  Go Cobb CTAE.