March 3, 4, & 5

I apologize as I have and will be a way a bit in the next few weeks as we deal with a death in the family. Thank you for your understanding.

Grade 7

  • Most students have finished, are are close to finishing, their name tags. Once this is completed students will begin exploring the visual programming language Scratch that was developed out of MIT. Click here to go to Scratch. You do not need to create an account to access it though it is required to save your work if you so wish.
  • Please hand in all of the explore, plan, and design work including your prototype for your name tag.

Grade 8

  • Most students have finished, are are close to finishing, their name tags. Please hand in all of the explore, plan, and design work including your prototype for your name tag.
  • Students were asked to submit the following information about their name tag:
    • Who you made it for
    • What you did – Think about the design such as size, depth, shapes, colours, etc. not what the objects are.
    • Explain why you made the choices that you did
  • Once this is completed students will begin working on a site called Project Ignite that was developed by Autodesk and explores 3D designing through their software called Tinkercad. Click here to go to Project Ignite. To access the site:
    • Click Log In
    • Click on “More Providers”
    • Click “Google” and login using your CBE Google Account
    • Click on Projects
      • Search for “Learn” and click on “Let’s Learn Tinkercad”
      • If you did this last year then please search for “Every Day Objects” or if you wish to try something else search “Learn Circuits” and this will act as a brief introduction to working with simple circuits.

Grade 9

  • Most students have finished their prototypes are beginning to work on creating their partner’s name tags.
  • When done students are asked to submit the following information about their name tag:
    • Who you made it for
    • What you did – Think about the design such as size, depth, shapes, colours, etc. not what the objects are.
    • Explain why you made the choices that you did
  • Please hand in all of the explore, plan, and design work including your prototype for your name tag.

Mr. Lang

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