Author Archives: Austin L

Science Engineering Project Blog Post #4

On the final day of the project, I finished wiring my product and glued everything together. The fan was functional and successful. The solar panel and power button were wired correctly, so users and control whether to turn the machine … Continue reading

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Science Engineering Project Blog Post #3

I began to make my first prototype out of cardboard. My original design of a portable solar power bank was scrapped due to a lack of materials. My new design was going to be a solar powered motor with an … Continue reading

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Science Engineering Project Blog Post #2

Solar Power Bank Plan The link above is my original plan for the Solar Power Bank. But I did not have the required materials to complete my design. Therefore, I quickly made thought of a new design, a small solar … Continue reading

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Science Engineering Project Blog Post #1

What is This Engineering Task? The main goal of the engineering task is to design, build and refine a device that works within given constraints to convert one form of energy into another form. These devices can range from small … Continue reading

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Capstone Project

 The Capstone project was a great learning experience for me. During the research stage of the project, I learned new information about China’s energy production. It was really interesting to study China’s renewable energies and fossil fuels energies. This project … Continue reading

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Very Interesting Catapult Challenge

This project required us to create a catapult that is able to fire a ping-pong ball at a consistent and accurate distance. We ended up making three prototypes, each having their own characteristics. The first prototype was a basic and simplistic … Continue reading

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Polymer Journal #4

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Polymer Journal #1

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The Power of Censorship

Book Picture by Austin Lu “IT WAS A PLEASURE TO BURN” (Bradbury, 1) In the society of Fahrenheit 451, firemen burn books rather than putting fires out. Montag, the main character, is a fireman. The people in this futuristic American … Continue reading

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Polymer Journal #3

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