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Grade 9 Engineering: Reflect

This engineering project was a really great chance for me to build something that focused on aesthetic appeal. Due to the amount of time we had and the overall simplicity of the project parameters, I wanted to focus on aesthetic appeal. This is precisely why I wanted to ditch hand cutting and jump to a […]

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Grade 9 Engineering: Create and Improve

My ideas changed a lot during classes, and I had to settle down on one. Here are the significant changes I made: Abandon hand cutting Laser cutting Layered cuts Track stability (how the ball will stay) Changed original dimensions (shorter length with more height) Changed the number of layers for track       After […]

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Grade 9 Engineering: Develop and Plan

  There are several factors I should when creating this device. I need to decide on what material I should be using. There are two different materials I am considering: Wood and plastic. Wood:¬† Pros:¬†sturdy, aesthetically pleasing to some, very familiar to work with Cons: curved cuts, and precision Plastic: Pros: flexible, clean looks, more […]

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Grade 9 Engineering: Define and Inquire

What is this engineering task? This task consists of four different parts. These different parts are: -Design and make a toy that converts energy -Take a renewable energy source and convert it into electrical energy -Design and create a device that transfers energy -Design and make a device that can be used to learn physics […]

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