Author Archives: Austin L

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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Polymer Journal #2

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