• 4/6-4/10

    Posted by Krista Pachomski on 4/6/2020

    Important Information Moving Forward From Home:

    We are transitioning to Google Classroom this week. Please check your email for the code and more details. 

     

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  • 4/1-4/3

    Posted by Krista Pachomski on 4/1/2020

     

    Important Information Moving Forward From Home:

    Above all else I am wishing you and your families health and happiness at this time. These are unusual circumstances, so if you need any help or are not able to complete an assignment please notify me and we will find a way to move forward together. I plan on posting an assignments biweekly on Monday and Wednesday and will be available during the week to help and/or answer questions.

    Assignments:

     

    Due by end of day Friday 4/3:

    1) Please complete the following web quest, using PBS.org provided on the sheet. This can be submitted via email or shared via google drive

     

    Building Forces Web Quest

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  • 3/30-3/31

    Posted by Krista Pachomski on 3/30/2020

    Do Now: Send an email that includes your name and class period to KPachomski@newpaltz.k12.ny.us. This will be used so I can get in touch with you and know who is submitting assignments. This is how assignments will be submitted at this time.

    Important Information Moving Forward From Home:

    Above all else I am wishing you and your families health and happiness at this time. These are unusual circumstances, so if you need any help or are not able to complete an assignment please notify me and we will find a way to move forward together. I plan on posting an assignments biweekly on Monday and Wednesday and will be available during the week to help and/or answer questions.

    Assignments:

    Due by end of day Tuesday 3/31:

    Share your Dragster Google Doc which Defines the Problem and contains Brainstorming and Research

    Due by end of day Wednesday 4/1:

    1) Print and complete the Hand Glider build using the website https://sciencetoymaker.org/airsurf/make-your-own-gliders/paper-gliders/origami-hang-glider/ for help.

    Origami Hand glider

    2) Complete a Journal Entry

    Big Mouth Glider

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  • 3/13 & 3/16

    Posted by Krista Pachomski on 3/13/2020

    Do Now: Use the time today to complete Generating Concepts.

     

    Agenda:

    - Turn in past due assignments

    - Google Docs (Complete by end of period)

    • Define the Problem

    • Generate Ideas (Brainstorming/Research)

      • 5 Sources -> Include website links

      • 15 Facts/Pieces of information

    - Begin Inventor Dragster

    - Jounral Entries

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  • 3/11 & 3/12

    Posted by Krista Pachomski on 3/11/2020

    Do Now: Have you ever heard an expression about things beginning to snowball? What do you THINK this means?

     

    Agenda:

    - Turn in past due assignments

    - Discuss Dragster Assignment

    - Google Docs (Complete by end of period)

    • Define the Problem

    • Generate Ideas (Brainstorming/Research)

      • 5 Sources -> Include website links

      • 15 Facts/Pieces of information

    - Jounral Entries

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  • 3/9 & 3/10

    Posted by Krista Pachomski on 3/9/2020

    Do Now: Is everything on the internet true? How do you know?

     

    Agenda:

    - Turn in past due assignments

    - Discuss Dragster Assignment

    - Google Docs

    • Define the Problem

    • Generate Ideas (Brainstorming/Research)

      • 5 Sources -> Include website links

      • 15 Facts/Pieces of information

    - Jounral Entries

     

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  • 3/5 & 3/6

    Posted by Krista Pachomski on 3/3/2020

    Do Now: If you had the opportunity to go back and change one thing about your project, what would it be?

     

    Agenda:

    - remaining PRESENTATIONS

    - Answer the following reflection questions & turn in by the end of class:

    • What behaviors positively impacted your team’s effectiveness in designing your team’s solution?

    • What behaviors negatively impacted your team’s effectiveness in designing your team’s solution?

    • How can any negative behaviors be improved next time? - Meetings

    - Meetings to submit project

    - Begin Inventor Drag Car

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  • 2/28 & 3/2

    Posted by Krista Pachomski on 2/28/2020

    Do Now: Set yourselves up to present

     

    Agenda:

    - PRESENTATIONS

    - Meetings to grade project/set up a plan to complete

    - Answer the following reflection questions & turn in by the end of class:

    • What behaviors positively impacted your team’s effectiveness in designing your team’s solution?

    • What behaviors negatively impacted your team’s effectiveness in designing your team’s solution?

    • How can any negative behaviors be improved next time?

    - Journal Entries

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  • 2/27

    Posted by Krista Pachomski on 2/27/2020

    Do Now: You may get right to work. Be productive! Presentations are next class

    Take out a laptop

     

    Agenda:

    ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE DUE AT THE START OF NEXT CLASS

    - Complete Toy Build (group)

    - Complete Toy parts (group) in Inventor

    - Complete Assembly (individual) in Inventor

    - Complete Drawing files (group) in Inventor

    - Work on Toy Presentation (group) in Google Slides

    NO LAPTOPS AT A BUILDING TABLE

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  • 2/26

    Posted by Krista Pachomski on 2/26/2020

    Do Now: What are some of the expectations for a journal check?

    Take out a laptop

     

    Agenda:

    ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE DUE AT THE START OF NEXT CLASS

    - Complete Toy Build (group)

    - Complete Toy parts (group) in Inventor

    - Complete Assembly (individual) in Inventor

    - Complete Drawing files (group) in Inventor

    - Work on Toy Presentation (group) in Google Slides

    NO LAPTOPS AT A BUILDING TABLE

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