Students applied their knowledge of angles to design a route through the obstacle course. In groups, students had to measure out and code a path that allowed the robot a free path through the colored tape.
Alex is the Managing Director of the World-Wide Human Geography Data Working Group. Along with the Roddenberry Foundation, Alex and his team travel to places around the world to provide clean water solutions. Whether it is Haiti, after their horrific earthquake, or Nepal, after its detrimental earthquake in 2015, the team provides clean water solutions to those communities.
In preparation for our guest speaker, Mr. Alex Hatoum, Managing Director for the World-Wide Human Geography Data Working Group, students practiced filtering water.
Student mixed a polluted water solution filled with dirt, twigs, grass and leaves to simulate dirty water.
Using layers of materials:
We have begun our Computer Science part of our Iron Giraffe project. Students started interacting with the robots with games they created themselves. At this stage, the robots are controlled by another robot. We later will program them.
Here are some highlights for the week:
We are looking forward in hearing from our students about their semester!
Week 12 highlights (before Thanksgiving break) include:
Week 13 highlights (after Thanksgiving break) include:
Here are some highlights of the week:
Our 7th grade students had a process exhibition around their Rituals Revealed project. We celebrated around the El Dia de los Muertos this week.
Thank you to ALL of the families that helped out with donations, organization, volunteering and coming to celebrate student work and give helpful critique moving forward.
Pictures of the exhibition are currently being compiled and on a Shutterfly account. When I get the link, I'll post it in the weekly blog.
We also had Halloween this Monday. The 7th grade team dressed up around the Harry Potter theme.
Here are some highlights from the week:
This week we did two main things: