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14-15

It’s Free Making Day!

Free Making Day!!!

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The HS Robotics Club Visits Makers’ Club!

HUGE THANK YOU to the HS Robotics team for visiting us at Highland Drive! Thanks for showing us your “bots” and for allowing us to control them.

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Create Your Own Instrument

Using the materials provided, create an instrument that plays at least one note.

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Electronic Music

Mr. Brad, our custodian, visits Makers’ Club to show us how to create electronic music.

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Tennis Ball Towers

Create a tower using 5 straws, 4 craft sticks, 4 Q-tips, a cotton ball, a rubber band, and tape that stands more than 7 inches tall and holds the tennis ball off the table for 10 seconds. 

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Mrs. Shingleton Helps with Electric Dough

This was our first attempt at “Electric Dough” also known as “Squishy Circuits.”  Thanks to Mrs. Shingleton for the idea and for coming in to help!

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Make a Car with Wheels that Roll

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Making Boats that Float

Using at least one piece of styrofoam, one straw, and wax paper, build a boat that holds up four quarters and floats for at least ten seconds.

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Make a House for Ralph

This week, as we were reading the book The Mouse and the Motorcycle for the “One Book, One School” project, we each made a house for Ralph.  We thought about the characteristics of the mouse and used different materials to build him a place to sleep, eat, read, etc.

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The VERY First Meeting of the Makers’ Club

In the spring of 2015, students joined Mrs. Wiesler and Miss Kolis in the “reading intervention room” to start a journey that they would call “The Makers’ Club.”  Second and third grade students would come to the club, alternating each week on Friday during lunch and recess time. During the first club, students used toothpicks … Continue reading »

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