This week’s classes have been completely focused on the BUILD stage of the PBL
Lot’s of redesign has happened. lot’s of materials have been used
Some successful models AND lot’s of failure in class
In your reflections this week you should be commenting on your BUILD progress
Here is something to watch for motivation or just for a laugh – things often do not turn out as expected!!
Homer makes a model
Hello EVERYBODY !!
here is the timeline for your project build and then the presentation
Week of Feb 9 – 13th Build your model/machine
Week of Feb 23 – 27th – continue with Build phase/ test & redesign of your model/machine
MONDAY March 2nd – Model completed & working?! Assessed
Week of March 2 – 6th – prepare Presentation/ finish refining your model/machine
Monday March 9th AND Tuesday 10th March – presentations in class Assessed
Wednesday 11 – Friday 13th March – display/present models in BBT during Parent Conferences
Need further inspiration? Watch this
You are now all working in design teams(GRADE 8) or about to start working together (GRADE 7)
Here is some light relief on the challenges of collaboration from the guys at Big Bang Theory
Enjoy Effective Collaboration?
I’ve now read all your blogs & watched the videos for your Rube goldberg machines
There was some great work done!
Now the next challenge si to take your experiences into the Energy transfer model
Good luck and make sure that you have checked out the MIT videoScience, Engineering and Design! Video 2: Engineering Design Process