Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay
Rollercoasters are all about physics! Unlike most moving vehicles, cars, trains, and buses that rely on engines, rollercoasters rely on gravitational potential energy. What goes up, must come down.
For this week’s Weekly Challenge, you will be building your own roller coaster. Visit the Instructables website linked below to find templates you can print and cut out. Or, use your own materials and come up with your own design. Get creative and don’t forget to take pictures to document your progress.
Instructables Website (with instructions and templates): https://www.instructables.com/Create-Your-Own-Roller-Coaster-With-Downloadable-P/?utm_source=teachernewsletter&utm_medium=email
Art requires creativity and imagination and enhances flexibility, adaptability, productivity, responsibility and innovation – all required skills for a successful career in any field of study.
The ‘A’ in STEAM represents ‘Art’ which includes music.
For this week’s Weekly Challenge, you’ll have an opportunity to explore the world of opera. There are several different learning choices. Pick as many activities as you’d like and then demonstrate your learning by creating a product.
You are welcome to find other resources of your own. Have fun!
NOTE: There is a Marvelous World of Opera badge available if you’re interested. Get a copy of the recording sheet here: https://sites.google.com/westside66.net/eybadgepage/fine-arts-badges?authuser=0
image source: https://pixabay.com/vectors/flake-snow-snow-flake-snowflake-2029377/
Whether you’re creating one with a folded piece of paper and pair of scissors or you’re learning about the science and math behind them…
Snowflakes are so FASCINATING!
For this challenge, you have several different learning choices. Pick as many activities as you’d like and then demonstrate your learning by creating a product.
Feel free to find other snowflake resources! Learn something new and have fun creating!
Build a freestanding structure that is as tall as possible and is made of only paper!
- Use only 20 sheets of paper.
- No tape, staples, paper clips or glue, but you may cut or rip the paper.
- Use printer paper only!
- Once you’ve built your structure as tall as possible with your 20 sheets of paper, measure it – use inches as your unit of measure.
When you are finished with your structure, and you’ve measured it, take a picture of your structure with your iPad and share it with the EY teacher at your school.
Artificial Intelligence: A machine is said to have artificial intelligence if it can interpret data, potentially learn from the data, and use that knowledge to adapt and achieve specific goals.
For this Mini Spark, have fun exploring Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the following ways…
Masks are required in school and each day, more and more public places are requiring masks before you can enter. Whether you agree with wearing a mask or not, if you have to wear one, it’s important to find something you like.
QUESTION: When it comes to wearing a mask, do you want it to be Fashionable? Functional? A good Fit?
- You can make a physical mask using materials you have at your house. Take a picture of the mask and/or you wearing the mask and upload & submit it using the Google Form link below.
- You can draw your mask design on a piece of paper labeling the materials needed, parts of the mask, etc. Take a picture of your paper and upload & submit it using the Google Form link below.
- You can use an application on a computer or iPad to design your mask. Export your project as a .pdf or picture file and upload & submit it using the Google Form link below.
Mask Image Source: https://pixabay.com/illustrations/mask-facemask-face-mask-cover-5323807/