Josh's Smore

Earthquakes PBL

Driving Question- How can we, as engineers, construct a two story house in California for Tony Stark that will stand seismic activity.

For our Earthquake PBL project, we were told to make a house for Tony Stark that can stand seismic activity. We were given materials that included: Popsicle sticks, toothpicks, clay, and a plate. After building, our building went through Mrs. Chappas' shake test. After an intense shake out, our house survived.

Atmosphere 30 Hands Project

For this project, we were told to create a nine slide 30 Hands presentation with a voice over. It was to consist of nine slides. Two being the title and resorces, and the others to be about climate change and global warming.


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Invention Convention

For this project, we were asked to create an invention using a renewable resorce. We chose to use a hydroelectric water wheel. Our invention solves the problem of wasting water. On average, a person uses about seventy gallons of water per day. With the H2O Multi Home Power Sorce, those seventy gallons go to work. Our invention reuses water.
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Our invention

This picture shows our final model.



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Favorite Unit This Year

My favorite unit this year was Earthquakes. I enjoyed the PBL project the most. I liked the shake test the most becuase we got to test our building skills. (Our building stood up)
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This was my proposed design for Tony's house
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Using this, we desided where to build his house.