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”