Technology #9

A few days ago we started our diagrams for our flashlight. The diagram was very hard because you had to be very precise when making it. At first we tried a practice one which helped to get the angles of the curves. Then we went and tried ours. It took me multiple tries and was…

Technology #8

Today we tested our switches. It was really fun playing the game because i spent so much time on it. My time was 1:06 which I was very happy with considering it was a very had game. Depending on the color of the cards that were flipped we had to press down on our switch.…

Technology #7

Yesterday I finished working on my switches. We made switches using all kinds of materials we are going to use in a game. I don’t know what the game is but I expect it to be really fun. I made three different designs that all work really well. I’m so excited

Technology #6

A few days ago I finished my solder person. We had brass wires that we had to  fold and other stuff to make it look like a person. Then we used a soldering iron to solder them a ll together and make it look like a person. This was very fun but really scary using…

Technology #5

On friday we watched a video about nikola tesla. Nikola tesla was born in in europe and migrated to new york when he was young. He worked for Thomas Edison. Thomas gave him a project in which he would give him money if he succeeded. He succeeded but Thomas didnt give him his money. He…

Technology #4

Yesterday we worked on making circuits in real life. Last week we used a computer game to make circuits but yesterday we did it with real materials. We got 2 wires a battery and light bulb. At first I struggled with getting the wires to connect to the battery so that I could get the…

Technology #3

Today in class we learned about circuits. We started off the class by playing a game where you got a battery, light bulb and a few wires. You had to try and create a circuit without causing a fire. I succeeded and created a circuit. Then we turned the vultug up all the way which…

CapCon 2018

Yesterday we had graduation and shared our capstone presentations with our parents. We started the day by singing in the auditorium and our principal giving a speech. We then watched our class of 2018 montage which was really cool and amazing. After hat we finished the graduation and I went to the computer lab to…

Graphic Novels

Lately in school we have been working on writing graphic novels. We first started the unit by reading graphic novels and studying structures they used. That helped me a lot when we had to start writing novels. My story is about a kid who plays basketball who makes to the semifinals and the other teams…

Capstone part 4: Site Visit

On  I did my capstone site visit.  I went to Scarsdale high school to see the football facilities and equipment room. I saw the weight room and the other offices and facilities. The person I walked around with was Coach Verboys who I also interviewed. I learned that while asking questions you always need to…

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