Week 20 December 12 2016

https://www.epa.gov/science-and-technology

6th to 8th learning from EPA Environmental Engineer Mr. Ben Franco and his son Ben (a former FMS student, robotics pioneer and now a Mech. Engineering student at Georgia Southern)

6th Grade

Designed world

  • Get some ideas of simple product

http://pbskids.org/designsquad

Climate Model 

Simple electric circuit model

 

7th  Grade

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How can you connect effects of invention and innovation to human population? Can you create a 60 seconds video about it? Then, submit it to the “World of 7 billion”

Student Video Contest

 

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Industrial revolution: effects of Invention and innovation 

8th Grade

  • Finalize and turn in Global issue products (videos, digital books, models)

 

Week 19 December 5th 2016

An Hour of Code Week

Learn how to code

https://code.org/learn

Why code?

 

Make up and Review Week

GA Power STEM Guest speaker for 6th and 7th grade

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6th grade

  • Presentation:Nanotechnology (videos, flyers, PowerPoint, …)

7th grade

  • Reverse engineering complete and submit the consumer product pieces on the board by Tuesday 12/6/16.
  • Presentation will be on Thursday and Friday.

8th grade

  • Global issues—Continue working on 3D Model, create a Documentary, write a digital booklet, or Build a model.

Week 16 November 14, 2016

6th grade

Best You Tube channels about 3D printing

  • Submit a 3D Model designed using Solidworks: Criteria: the item can be used at home, school or in an office.
  • Review principles and elements of design for Thursday’s quiz
  • Global Issue: Plastic challenge

The STL File (Format for 3D Printing) – Explained in Simple Terms

7th grade

Great presentation T. Slaton:

https://www.powtoon.com/online-presentation/bXWuQvi1hZS/?mode=movie

  • Plastic product(s) commercial
  • Review types of plastics-quiz on Thursday.

8th grade

Great website: http://sixthgrademathbasics.weebly.com/ (by A. Scott)

Global issues

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  • Websites presentation
  • Global issue:

Environmental issues

https://www.youtube.com/user/USEPAgov

Recycle city

https://www3.epa.gov/recyclecity/mainmap.htm

Project: Investigate a local waste issue for a school project

For instance, you can investigate Cobb County

Waste Disposal / Transfer Station

 

Week 14

October 31 to November 4

And the winner of our 3D-Contest is Adrian, C.

Cellphone stand

Cellphone stand

2nd place goes to Karrington, R. (iPhone case) and Aubrie, B. (Key holder)

 

  6th grade

  • Isometric and perspective sketches
  • Orthographic view
  • Lesson ONE: Parts-sketch, extrude, smart dimension 

http://www.solidworks.com/sw/resources/solidworks-tutorials.htm

7th grade

  • Presentation of the “Effect of plastics to our society”
  • Reusing plastics

8th grade

Communicating information effectively: Help Need Urgently (Create a website by selecting a prompt from the given menu)

Week 13 October 24 2016

6th grade

Communicating design ideas effectively

  • Principles and elements of design Pre test
  • Princples and elements of design around us (music)

  • Solidworks level 1:  http://www.solidworks.com/sw/resources/solidworks-tutorials.htm  (Lesson 1 and 2)

7th grade

  • Global issues: Plastic challenge
  • Impact of plastics to our society: Positive and negative impact  (Create a presentation–Instructions in Edmodo)

Plastic guide by National Georgraphic——-Video clip

 

 

8th grade

Math and Coding: Radius on EVERFI

  • Straight talk: AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile cellphone plan (notes and activity)