Self driving car game

In class we watched a video on how to create a self driving car game. The game was pretty simple, but making it was a little hard. WE all had to put wires and alligator clips onto a breadboard with LED lights. Then, we had to get three of our switches and connect them to […]

Circuits

In class we have been making switches out of cardboard to help turn on mini led lights in a circuit. We made them out of tinfoil, cardboard, straws, popsicle sticks, etc. When we made them, the goal was to touch two pieces of tinfoil to each other, and have the tin foil connected to a […]

Soldering People

This week in Technology we started doing a soldering project. Since it was all of our first times doing this, we just did simple people. We can make our person doing anything that we want it to do. My solder person was running. It was really fun doing this because it was interesting to see […]

Breakout in Technology

A few weeks ago in Technology we did something called a breakout. A breakout is where there is a box, and there are three different kind of locks on it. The first lock that my team tried to figure out was the letter lock. On this lock we had to try to figure out a […]

Capstone #5 – Answering Inquiry Question

I started this project off with a different topic. That topic was Broadway Casting. Since we had to come up with a main question (inquiry question) I had a different question than I do now. My first inquiry question was (What is the process that a casting director goes through to find the best person […]

Graphic Novels

This year in class we studied Graphic Novels, and we also made some of our own Graphic Novels. A teacher named Mr. DeBerry came in every week and taught us all about Graphic Novels. We started off with reading Graphic Novels with our partners and acknowledging all of the details of a Graphic Novel. After […]

Capstone #3 – Site Visit

Part of the project is going to a place that is related to your topic. I went to a place called Ellen’s Stardust Diner. You may know this place because it is a very popular restaurant in New York City. This relates to my topic because the waiters there who aren’t having the greatest luck […]

Ellis Island Field Trip

Today my entire grade went to Ellis Island for a field trip. We went on a ferry to get to Ellis Island so I thought that that was very fun. When we got there we got to wander around the museum for a while and learn about the immigrants coming through Ellis Island. After that […]