Tag Archives: engineering

Vector Voyage!

September 14th, 2017

Students use vector analysis to understand the concept of dead reckoning. They use vectors to plot a course based on a time and speed. Then they correct the positions with vectors representing winds and currents.

The 10-Step Engineering Design Solution Process

September 14th, 2017

Students will learn the ten steps of the engineering design process. Through video clips, quick-writes and think-pair-share activities, the students will become engaged with the concept and value of engineering design.

Passive Solar Design using Google Sketch-Up

September 14th, 2017

Students will learn the basic principles of passive solar heating and how it isapplied to home design. Students will use Google SketchUp to design and create a passive solar addition to a home or they can design a small passive solar house.