Category Archives: Innovation-Summer-School

Day 7 – Shelter Day

Students

ideation and design process to create a paper design

picked up supplies

  • tarp
  • rope/strings
  • hand tools

Went out to the field to build their shelter.

Requirement – Their entire group had to be able to fit inside.

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Day 6 – Tying Knots

3′ length of rope was handed out to all students.  Both ends were tied off and end frays were melted using a lighter.

  • Introduction to the Figure 8 knot
  • Introduction to the Double Figure 8 knot
  • Introduction to the 1/2 Hitch knot
  • Introduction to the Single Hitch knot
  • Introduction to the Double Hitch knot

Student practice and demonstrated their Figure 8 knot

  • Students jointed their rope line to another student to make a double length rope
  • Students jointed their rope line to another student to make a quad length rope
  • Students jointed their rope line to another student to make a class length rope

Day 2 – Building the Water Container

Students were given materials to ideate and create a water container that will carry two liter of water and be able to travel (walk) across the parking lot without spilling.

Students were given tools based on their resource cards,  each team were then given the designated amount of supplies for the construction process.

Design and Innovation

This is a multi-level innovation class where students from various background and diversity will learn how to create solutions to real world challenges. This course will develop student’s problem solving skills, technical skills, and creativity. Students will work in design teams and utilize everyone’s strength to complete the daily activity challenge. Prepare for loads of fun and hands-on building opportunities.

HA85015………. 1:20-3:20…….. Jul 10-21…………………$170