The focus of this assignment is to have students direct their own learning to discover the purposeful use of pneumatics and hydraulics and how to incorporate technology to create a useful and stable design. Students were provided a background about fluids through a variety of activities to enable the students a starting point. This incorporates inquiry and critical thinking because the students have to determine their own plan and design. The students have to look at all the variables present such as potential for wind and weight of the vehicle to critically examine the best method of design and to be able to explain how these variables affected their project.
Food labels often contain the word "fortified". This means that one or more ingredients have been added that are not normally found in that food item. The purpose is to increase the amount of that... read more
The students will be given images of different locations that show before human impact on the natural environment, and how nature affects a similar location (e.g. flood). They will begin using the... read more