Unit1DesignTheBestOrganizerInTheWorld


11-3-06

 

Organizer

 

 

EndoftermUpdate

 

Copy these questions to your wiki, answer them and hand them in on the last class of the term.

 

What have you done this term?

 

What was the biggest challenge for you this term?

 

What have you learned that could be useful outside of school?

 

Of the thigns you have done this term, what would you like to do more of?

 

 

11-1-06

Organizer

 

 

EndoftermUpdate

 

Copy these questions to your wiki, answer them and hand them in on the last class of the term.

 

What have you done this term?

 

What was the biggest challenge for you this term?

 

What have you learned that could be useful outside of school?

 

Of the thigns you have done this term, what would you like to do more of?


 

10-31-06

End of term one - 3 classes left

  1. is everything handed in?

 

Organizer

Hand in your notebook

Make sure you are ready to mass produce

Your group may want to create some promotional materials for the organizer (print video, audio)

 

Upcoming

  1. Unit 2, designing sustainable cities
  2. Pro Engineer
  3. Intercollegiate Broadcasting System workshop this weekend - http://www.ibsradio.org/ http://www.frontiernet.net/~ibs/2005-Boston-OngoingWorkshop.htm

 

10-26-06

  1. Finish notebook, pages 38-66 by Tuesday
  2. Did you hand in QuestionsAbouttheCurriculum?
  3. Did you hand in Chapter 7?
  4. Have design ready for mass production by Tuesday
  5. Order materials with Mr. Connors in enough time for your production run
  6. Organizer should be in the lockers, delivered to the customer by Friday of next week.
  7. There will be a recap of the project assignment for you to do next week
  8. If you are missing work, you should do chapter 6 as an extra credit assignment

 

10-25-06

  1. observations?
  2. did you hand in the QuestionsAbouttheCurriculum assignment?

 

  1. We have this week and next to complete this project
  2. End of the term is the end of the project
  3. it would be nice to make multiples of the orgainzer
  4. How far along can your group get?
  5. Parts requested last class have been cut to size.
  6. determine if they are the correct size
  7. determine how they go together
  8. if your group needs to have parts cut for next class, you have to write them on a sheet with accurate measurements
  9. If you need a Pro Desktop install cd, see Mr. Connors

 

  1. Due at the start of the last class of the week (friday)

 

10-23-06

  1. Hand these sheets in for a homework assignment

 

  1. participants will get direction from the crew
  2. demonstrate the use of the DesignProcess
  3. Demo how your sketch model led you to your wooden model.

 

  1. Parts requested last class have been cut to size.
  2. determine if they are the correct size
  3. determine how they go together
  4. if your group needs to have parts cut for next class, you have to write them on a sheet with accurate measurements
  5. If you need a Pro Desktop install cd, see Mr. Connors

 

10-20-06

 

  1. Parts requested last class have been cut to size.
  2. determine if they are the correct size
  3. determine how they go together
  4. if your group needs to have parts cut for next class, you have to write them on a sheet with accurate measurements
  5. If you need a Pro Desktop install cd, see Mr. Connors

 

 

  1. Come to class on time on Monday
  2. Be ready to work hard and thoughtfully on the organizer project
  3. you may have an opportunity to talk with the developers of the curriculum

 

 

 

10-18-06

  1. Chapter 7 due on Friday read chapter do the questions
  2. WeeklyUpdate due friday Use the questions on the wiki.
  3. Printed photos of your organizer in a locker due today

 

  1. Discuss what you saw when you put the sketch model in the locker.
  2. Change the design based on what you saw in a locker
  3. Make accurate drawings of what the plywood parts are going to be.
  4. The parts will be cut on the table saw, not during class, you need to clearly articulate what the parts need to be.
  5. Check out the OrganizerMaterials page. Materials may change as they are depleted or become available.

 

  1. Compare designs you have made in a pugh chart
  2. What features are best about each design?
  3. What did you miss that will be important in the next steps of planning and manufacturing?
  4. make accurate drawings of your revised design
  5. What sizes do thepieces need to be?
  6. How will the wood be joined?
  7. How will it fit in the locker?
  8. Will the design be durable in its intended use?

 

  1. Two classes until the video shoot
  2. Try not to wear clothing with big graphics of commercial logos.
  3. The Museum will only be shooting during the scheduled class time.

 

10-17-06

  1. Read and do the questions for Chapter 7 by Friday.

 

  1. Each group should have several designs at this time
  2. Compare the designs you have against the survey results in a pugh chart
  3. Each person should make a paper version of the design they think will work the best.
  4. The design does not have to match perfectly with your previous design, it can be affected by your groupmates and
  5. Test your design out in a locker
  6. Photograph your design in a locker before next class
  7. You will need to revise the sizes of the parts to make them fit after doing the paper model.

 

  1. Three classes this week before the shoot
  2. Please return your photo releases to participate
  3. If they are coming a period early, everybody coming early will need parental and teacher permission.

 

  1. Mr. Connors will be after school for a half hour today to fuss with the shopbot. If you want to help get it going, come by.
  2. The next opportunity will be Thursday.
  3. Friday afternoon will be a possiblity, but there also needs to be some room cleanup.
  1. There is a huge tool sale at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Kingston on Wednesday 10-18.
  2. If you didn't get a copy of the flyer and want to see what they have, see Mr. Connors.

Period 2 dismissal from class 10-23-06

The Museum of Science will be filming a video of the Standards Based Engineering class working during their regularly scheduled Period 3 class. The film crew and museum staff would like the opportunity to film during the period before the class meets. If the student listed below attends the shoot during the period 2 session, he or she will come to room 137 right after period 1 ends.

 

Student Name __________________________ has my permission to attend the Museum of Science video shoot during Period 2 on Monday November 23. He/She is aware that all required classwork must be completed.

 

Parent signature _________________________

 

Parent print _________________________

 

Period 2 teacher _________________________


 

10-16-06

  1. We have 4 classes this week
  2. The Museum of Science will be filming a week from today
  3. Ideally, we will be working in wood and revising the models.
  4. Each group should have a pugh chart containing the needs and criteria resulting from the surveys.
  5. Today we will make paper models of your drawings and designs.
  6. each group needs an accurate set of measurements of the locker you are designing to.

 

  1. Make sure you get your permission slips in
  2. Questions about the project?

 

  1. After school, lets see if we can get the shopbot running.
  2. Tuesday after school will only be until about 2:30, Wednesday is department meetings
  3. Thursday is looking pretty open as is Friday for after school


 

10-13-06

  1. Write up the survey results, post them on your wiki in a web friendly format
  2. Make a Pugh chart based upon your survey results.
  3. Come to class with sketches for your potential design
  4. have a print of your survey results on one group member's wiki by the start of class tomorrow.
  5. Each person will make a paper version of their idea for a locker organizer.
  6. Tomorrow, the best aspects of each team's organizer will be combined into a cardboard or foam core model.
  7. To do the heavier material, it will be important to have accurate measurements of the interior space of the locker.

 

  1. The Museum Of Science is settling in on October 23, Monday.
  2. Permission slips are due as soon as possible.
  3. If we set it up to run early through the period 2 class, you will need parental and teacher permission on a written form by Friday to participate in the earlier period.
  4. We may run through lunch, but you probably will not have time in class to eat.

 

  1. The controller for the shopbot is back from its vacation in North Carolina.
  2. We need to set it up for use
  3. We need to get it running if we are going to demo it on video day.
  4. If it is possible that the crew can stay until after school, maybe we use it then.

 

10-12-06

  1. All students must have a photo/video release form
  2. The dates are being determined for the video shoot

 

 

10-10-06

 

10-3-06

9-29-06

 

  1. Choose one from the accurate techniques: Orthographic, Three View Orthographic, Isometric,
  2. Choose one from the pictoral techniques: One Point Perspective, Two Point Perspective, Oblique.
  3. Center the drawing in the page
  4. Neatly write your name and date at the bottom of the page
  5. Hand both in on Tuesday at the start of class.

 

9-22-06

Altwheels Field Trip

Use this sheet to keep some notes on. When you return to the land of internet access, type up your responses on your wiki. Hand it in next class.

 

Why should we be interested in alternative transportation?

 

How are people using the design process to create alternative transportation?

 

 

What are some new interesting ideas that people are designing around?

 

 

Talk to a corporate presenter. What are they doing? Why are they doing it? What is interesting about this vendor/presenter?

 

 

Talk to an individual presenter. What are they doing? Why are they doing it? What is interesting about this vendor/presenter?

 


Students who are not going on the field trip:

 

Do some online research on the questions below. Look at the entries from http://altwheels.org/ http://www.hybridfest.com/ http://www.tourdesol.org/ type up your responses on your wiki. Hand it in next class.

 

 

Why should we be interested in alternative transportation?

 

How are people using the design process to create alternative transportation?

 

What are some new interesting ideas that people are designing around?

 

Find an individual who is creating alternative transportation. What are they doing? Why are they doing it? What is interesting about this project?

 

Find a corporation who is creating alternaive transportation. What are they doing? Why are they doing it? What is interesting about this project?