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Tagged With: design process

Earth Day Projects!

For Earth Day this year, we made some garbage-collecting robots!  Students were asked to create a prototype for a”robot” that would help clean up trash and place it in a dumpster.  The designs were incredible!  One student even create a working fishing pole to “hook” and pick up the trash from water! Click here to … Continue reading »

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Visiting the CWRU ThinkBox!

Thanks to the Highland Drive PSO, our entire third-grade class got to take an extra field trip this year!  We had an awesome time at Case Western Reserve University and their Sears’ Think[box].  We had so much fun AND learned about all of the amazing MAKING happening so close to home! Click here to see … Continue reading »

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Week 3, The Phone Stand

This week, students were given a problem.  Miss Kolis has no phone stand for her phone! She can’t read recipes from the phone in the kitchen! Brainstorm how you might solve this problem. Students were then given the materials- marshmallows and toothpicks.  NOW brainstorm how you might solve this problem. Create a phone stand for … Continue reading »

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Week 2 of 2016, Intro. to the Design Process

This week, we engaged in a challenge called “Create An Animal.”  Students first had to brainstorm the name of the animal they would create and list the materials they would use. We are working on making a “plan” this year before we dig into the available materials.

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