• Thursday, April 17th

    Posted by Kevin Papke on 4/17/2019
    • Finish taking apart your assembly line project if we are not using it for open house.  Remember to save 3 or 4 of the ones that work consistently

    • Foam worms should all be straightened out and back in the box.
     
    • Water-bottle rockets
      • Here is the design process for our next activity.  I think there are copies of this on the front table
      • Get started on your own design (you might have to do some research before you can explain your design.)
     
     
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  • Wednesday, April 17th

    Posted by Kevin Papke on 4/17/2019
     

    - Take apart your foam slingshots

    - Straighten out all the foam pieces and put them back in the box

     

    - Take apart your assembly line projects and put all the pieces away

    - Organize the yellow parts containers as you go

     

    - Remember I want to keep the 3 or 4 that were working well for open house

       Don't take those apart

     
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  • Thursday, Dec. 20th

    Posted by Kevin Papke on 12/20/2018
     
    - Check Aeries (finish and turn in any missing work)
     
    - Work on something quietly
     
     
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  • Monday, Dec. 17th

    Posted by Kevin Papke on 12/17/2018

    - End-of-semester Survey

    - Work on 'Target Drop'

     
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  • Monday, Nov. 26th

    Posted by Kevin Papke on 11/26/2018

     

    - Encoders - show me when program works

    1. Encoder forward

    2. Encoder forward / back

    3. Encoder forward / back with kill / bump switch

     
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  • Tuesday, Nov. 6th

    Posted by Kevin Papke on 11/6/2018

    - Show me your Back & forth code works

    - Add bump switch to start bot

    - Add limit switch to stop bot

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  • Tuesday, Sept. 25th

    Posted by Kevin Papke on 9/25/2018
    Racebot
     
    1. Define Problem: already did
    - Constraints: already did
     
    2. Brainstorm: finish brainstorming and have me check it
    • add picture to online file
    • include a couple sentences explaining your idea 

    3. Research

    • look up racebots or VEX robots to see if you see any good ideas.  Write down any good ideas you have, maybe include a picture if you find a good one

    4. Develop multiple ideas: Write one sentence for what you like about each person's idea

    5. Choose best idea: Write down which person's idea you chose and why

    • Get that all checked BEFORE you start building

    6. Model: build your model

     
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  • Monday, Sept. 17th

    Posted by Kevin Papke on 9/17/2018
    - Finish "Catapult for distance"
    • Fire catapult 10 times and record data

     

    - Create your own catapult using the same supplies, but your own design to see if you can make a catapult that shoots farther

     
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  • Wednesday, Sept. 12th

    Posted by Kevin Papke on 9/12/2018

    - Finish all work from Tuesday and Wednesday

    - Work on something quietly

    - I'll be back tomorrow

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  • Tuesday, Sept. 11th

    Posted by Kevin Papke on 9/11/2018

    - Create a Google slide presentation titled:
       "What is an Engineer" 
       Each slide needs a titlepicture, and an explanation
       Use this website for all of your information

    • Slide 1Name of engineer type, picture, your name
    • Slide 2What do they do? (notice the tabs along the top)
      List 3 or 4 facts about what they do
    • Slide 3Key Facts & Information 
      Watch interview and list 3 ro 4 facts about it.
    • Slide 4Education
      List 3 or 4 facts about the education required for this job
       
    • Slide 5Nature of the work:
      List 3 or 4 facts about what the job is like
    • Slide 6Project ideas:
      Pick a project and give me the basic facts
     
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