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 Semester Projects:

Grade 5 -  The 5th graders are just finnishing up the Buck Saw project for this semester. They will have a new project this year. We will study simple machines and work by building syringe opreated hydraulic robots.


Grade 6 -  The Design and Construction of The Egg Bash Car. Remember you need to bring supplies from home for your car. Find things that keep your egg from breaking like foam, cotton balls, springs, plastic bottles, rubber bands, to build your car. Remember we have a 12 foot ramp with a stump at the end, Pow!

These are last years class testing their cars. Lots of eggs survived!

Grade 7 - The Design and Construction of a Truss Bridge and the use of Isometric Drawing and Orthographic Projection. We will test you bridge with static load, the lightest bridge that holds the most weight will have the best ratio and be the winner!



Grade 8 - The 8th grade will study simple machines and the engineering design process through Marble Mania. They will have a more in depth experience than the 5 grade had. Their marble machines will include a " Patented Device " that they design. The boards must have two pulleys and all three classes of levers, two inclined planes and a wheel and axle.


Egg Bash

Egg Bash

Egg Bash

Students built this boat in school

Recommended sites
This is a movie of the Volvo engineers that developed the three point seatbelt using an egg bash car.
Greg Pattison's Furniture!
Click here to read about my handmade furniture and see some examples of work I've done!

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