## Our next project:Stop Motion

In class we have been learning about Ellis island and immigration during the early 1900s. Instead of just making a boring old video on Ellis island we are making a stop motion project. A stop motion video is a bunch of pictures put in video form. The video is choppy and doesn’t look as professional.…

## Rube Goldberg Overall Project Review

Now that we are nearing the end of a great project I wanted to tell you my overall review. Going into the project I though ok this will be fun quick and not that challenging. I learned quickly that I was wrong. It was a long tough project. The part that i was right about…

## Rube Goldberg Succes!!!

After 24 attempts and 4 2 hour playdates Chase Arav and I have finished our Rube Goldberg. It was a long process. We went through several ideas before coming to a final plan. We spent plenty of ours and fails before getting it to work. Our goal was to get a basketball into a mini…

## Rube Goldberg fails

With something as long and hard as a Rube Goldberg there are obviously going to be fails. Our group had a lot of fails. We had a lot but I thought we would have more. One reason I think we didn’t have as many is we tested each part separately. That meant that we had…

## Rube Goldberg #3

Our first attempt started with jenga blocks going to Aravs stairs. We learned quickly that it was hard to get the blocks to hit the right point and that we needed to make it shorter. Then we decided to start in the hall. That worked pretty well and we mover on to the next step.…

## Rube Goldberg Plan

Most Rube Goldbergs plan isn’t the same from start to finish. Our plane initial was to take advantage of Arav having a lot of stairs. We wanted to have Jenga blocks start in his room and  curl down onto the steps and down his stairs. We learned that it was hard to curve the bricks…

## What is Rube Goldberg

In class and at home we have started Rube Goldberg, but what exactly is a Rube Goldberg. A Rube Goldberg is a string of simple machines. Our p had to have  project had to have 8 components or 8 simple machines. Some common steps people use are balls hitting Jenga blocks or hitting dominos. Te…

## Writing Expedition

An expedition is an journey. On Monday we had a writing expedition. We showed off what we had been working on all year which includes narratives essays articles Constitution projects and blog post . Unfortunately I had to leave early so I couldn’t participate in the whole thing. Are parents came in so my mom…

## My Writing Journey Thus far

I have been writing so much this year and I love it. I love the challenges I have faced. I think I have grown as a writer a ton. There were some thing that I am consistently doing that I would have never done before. Essays have always given me struggles and this year we…