Week 4

January 22 2017

6th grade

  • Introduction to robotics
  • What are robots presentation
  • Make up – Safety Poster

7th grade

  • Inventor-invention poster
  • Future goals: Hockey (Lab: Muscle motion, Vitals)
  • Make up-Safety flyer

8th grade

  • Radius: Math and coding (Straight talk, Circuits)
  • Converting binary to decimal and vice versa.

 

Week 1 and 2 Semester 2

January 4th and 5th

6, 7 and 8th grade

Safety in the lab and online

Standard:

CTAE-FS-7 Safety, Health and Environment:

  • Learners employ safety, health and environmental management systems in corporations and comprehend their importance to organizational performance and regulatory compliance.

CTAE-FS-9 Ethics and Legal Responsibilities:

  • Learners commit to work ethics, behavior, and legal responsibilities in the workplace.

Create a lab or online Safety

Read and summarize the 7 categories then:

  • Poster (6th Given one category from A-G),

  • Flyer (7th all categories A-G) 

  • Brochure (8th all categories A-G).

Wednesday 1/10/18

  1. DUE: Engineering safety rules contract 
  2. Take Engineering safety quiz -in Edmodo

Week 17

December 4-8 2017

Resources for test review are in the TEST page

Make up for all missing and incomplete assignments

8th grade

  • Futuristic tech: Model and documentary -Complete and turn in
  • Test review
  • Energy math

7th grade

  • Robotics 2: Treasure hunt and Fruit picker
  • Test review
  • Engineering and technology vocabulary

6th grade

  • Bridge companies contract: Complete building and turn in.
  • Test review
  • Engineering and technology career word search

Week 16

November 27th 2017

6TH Grade

  • Universal System Model Video and notes
  • Applying the USM: Building Bridges
  • Write a Bridge Design brief
  • Complete bridge budget worksheet
  • Build the bridge (refer to Engineering process)

7th grade

Plastic challenge part 2: How can we reduce plastic pollution?

8th grade

  • System failures

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/cbs-news-investigation-of-seat-back-failures-sparks-action-by-congress/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FgFeVlw2Ywg

 

Week 14

November 6-10 

NO SCHOOL ON TUESDAY November 7th 2017 Election day

6th grade

  • Add an end effector (arm, craw, crane…) to the robot.
  • Program it to pick and drop

7th grade

  • Plastic challenge: Effect of using plastic to our body and the environment.
  • Resources:

https://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/health/case_studies/plastics.html

https://biodesign.asu.edu/news/perils-plastics-risks-human-health-and-environment

http://www.fcc-group.eu/en/Bulgaria/News/Plastic-products-and-their-impact-on-health.html  

https://eia-international.org/the-shocking-impacts-of-plastic-pollution-in-our-oceans

http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2016/12/world/midway-plastic-island/

What do that plastic that you throw away mean to your body? 

http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2016/12/world/midway-plastic-island/

Opinion

Plastic pollution doesn’t just make for an ugly beach day. It’s contaminating our food chain

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/livable-city/la-ol-plastic-pollution-styrofoam-20170529-story.html

8th grade

  • Presentation of websites turned in.
  • Redesign and resubmit.