# Getting Ready to Make Automatas

For our final project in technology, we are making automata. An automata is a state machine or a mathematical model of computation. An example of an automata is when you turn a crank and a float mov... Read More

# Finishing Our Automatas

I have just finished my automatas, which took me one week to build. An automata is a mechanical figure constructed such that it is capable of acting automatically or without an external moti... Read More

# Technology Review

This year I have learned many new things in technology, which has been an amazing experience. I made many things such as a flashlight and an automata. Technology is one of my favorite subjects as I l... Read More

# The Final Product of my Flashlight

I have finally got to finish making my waterproof flashlight which took me almost two weeks. One thing that motivated us to build this project was the boys trapped in a cave in Thailand, as this would... Read More

# Making Flashlights

Did you know that a soccer team in Thailand was stuck more than a mile deep with water blocking the path out? Luckily, engineers found a way to solve this problem. But, we still have to do something ... Read More

# The Self-Driving Car Game

This week we are working on a very fun activity, a self-driving car game. It works like the system of the car, except you are the sensors. It’s simple. All you need is three switches, a proper-w... Read More

# Magnetism

In technology class on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, we studied electrons moving from one object to another creating static electricity. Mr. Calvert told us about the history of what people thought w... Read More

# Circuits

This past Friday on 9/28, we worked with circuits. We made two different types of circuits – series and parallel. A series circuit is very simple. You have one battery, an LED, a switch, and a f... Read More

# Atoms and Electricity

Did you know that atoms are so small that you can’t even see them? The number of atoms in a grapefruit is almost equal to the number of blueberries one would need to fill up the entire sphere ... Read More

# Equipment In 6th Grade Tech

I have just started middle school and I am in the Cooper house (one of the four in middle school). I am very excited to start Technology with Mr. Calvert in 6th period. So far, it is my third day here... Read More