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Tuesday, December 22

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    Use of Technology
    Essential and Guiding Questions
    How can puppetry and robotics be integrated to create unique art forms?What are some essential elements for designed robots?
    How can robotics help benefit humankind?
    Unit Goals
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    7:15 am

Saturday, December 5

  1. page Robotic Prototyping edited ... http://www.mediafire.com/download/3qtxsofv1gvl3a3/dancingrobot.pdf http://toysrevil.blogspot.…
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    http://www.mediafire.com/download/3qtxsofv1gvl3a3/dancingrobot.pdf
    http://toysrevil.blogspot.com/2007/07/nicebunnys-free-downloadable-hedkase_25.html
    Online Content
    Cool Jobs: Wide world of robots - http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/2012/05/wide-world-of-robots/
    History and Workings of Robotics - http://www.thetech.org/exhibits/online/robotics/universal/index.html
    How Robots Work - http://science.howstuffworks.com/robot.htm
    Sharing content:
    Work groups are formed of 3 learners per group. A Google doc is set up for each group. Members write down any interesting facts they find.

    Initial Design Activity
    Materials
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    Surface texture, finish and color can be appropriate to a design's:aesthetic qualities, mechanical, optical and thermal properties, durability, etc.
    3. What materials are suitable for the design?
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    construction of robots. *robots.* strength, hardness,
    durability
    and the aesthetic qualities determined by colour, surface texture, pattern, etc.
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    11:39 am

Wednesday, June 3

  1. page The Mechanical Arm edited ... To articulate a rationale for the importance of using teamwork to complete a project To ident…
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    To articulate a rationale for the importance of using teamwork to complete a project
    To identify the steps in the engineering design process
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    Mechanical Arm 1
    Materials List
    hole punch
    2 large paper clips
    marker
    1 medium brass fastener (1 in. [2.5 cm])
    paper cup
    smooth string (39 in. [100 cm]) (for example, fishing line)
    1 straw (cut into 1-in. [2.5-cm] lengths)
    1 strip of corrugated cardboard (about 2 x 4 in. [5 x 10 cm]) (corrugated cardboard has grooves in the middle, like a cardboard shipping box)
    1 strip of corrugated cardboard (about 2 x 8 in. [5 x 20 cm])
    tape
    Procedures
    See http://pbskids.org/designsquad/build/robo-arm/
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    Activity One: The Mechanical Arm 2

    Materials List
    Wooden craft sticks
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    Bionic Arm Design Challenge - http://www.tryengineering.org/bionic.php
    Robot Factory - http://www.wonderville.ca/asset/robot-factory
    Virtual Robotic Lab - http://www.mind.ilstu.edu/curriculum/virtual_robotics_lab/lab.html
    Group Design Challenge: Build Your Own Artificial Arm
    Goals
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    8:14 am
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Friday, June 6

  1. page The Mechanical Arm edited ... Source: http://quest.nasa.gov/space/teachers/liftoff/robotics.html As an Extension, students …
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    Source: http://quest.nasa.gov/space/teachers/liftoff/robotics.html
    As an Extension, students can make a Robot Hand: http://www.sciencetoymaker.org/robothand/assembl.html
    Another Extension, student can build a robotic hand out of drinking straws -http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Hand-using-only-fast-food-straws-Stra/
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    Content Review
    Learners review and interact with the following the following online resources:
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    3:21 pm

Saturday, May 31

  1. page The Mechanical Arm edited ... Content Review Learners review and interact with the following the following online resources…
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    Content Review
    Learners review and interact with the following the following online resources:
    The Robotic Arm - http://www.howstuffworks.com/robot2.htm
    Robotic Arm Game - http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/600421
    Bionic Arm Design Challenge - http://www.tryengineering.org/bionic.php
    Robot Factory - http://www.wonderville.ca/asset/robot-factory
    Group Design Challenge: Build Your Own Artificial Arm
    Goals
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    5:39 pm

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