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#2: Develop and Plan

Materials needed: 6 earring boxes 2 big sized lids 7 wooden skewers 4 wooden chopsticks 6 popsicle sticks 20 beads Hot glue gun Wooden platform Time frame: 1st work time: finish cutting everything out and set up the base 2nd … Continue reading

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#1: Define and Inquire

As shown in the 3 photos below, I am going to create a jewelry or earring box. It is basically a working mechanical mini Ferris wheel but instead of the carts, I am going to replace them with earring boxes. … Continue reading

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A Snapshot of A Young Girl’s Captivating Story

Hundreds and hundreds of children die every day from water-transmitted diseases. Not only can we die or get infected by drinking contaminated water but by just passing the rivers. Over a long period of time, the toxic smell infects our … Continue reading

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Firing Our Catapults Into Our Dreams

Catapult Functions Sheet Height vs. Time Catapult Functions Sheet Height vs. Distance Catapult Planning Sheet Catapult Flight Path Video The Catapult Challenge was designed to help us understand parabolas better and create functions from basic measurements. We were to create … Continue reading

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Polymer Journal #4

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Individuality, Freedom, Diversity

Can you imagine what would a society be like if there was no diversity? The theme developed in Scott Westerfield’s novel, Uglies, is that both freedom and individuality are crucial in a properly functioning society. The uglies seemed to be … Continue reading

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Polymer Journal #3

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Polymer Journal #2

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Polymer Journal #1

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Moongate 21

Moongate 21   The circles had no end to them. Ivy green leaves hanging Embellishing the brick walls. Trees stood there. Untouched. The different shades of grey seemed to be hiding something. A ray of sunlight shines in, But blocked … Continue reading

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