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Week 1 - Introduction to the project

Course overview & syllabus.

Study a starcase

Make a poster of your staircase

Week 1 Notes

With a partner find and measure a staircase on NTC.

Present your finding to the class

Create an informative poster for your staircase. Put on it anything you think is relevant. You can include as much or as little math and Physics as you like!

 

This week you will start to plan your first staircase model

you will be cutting blocks and using them to find interesting shapes for your staircase.

Copy of the course syllabus


Week 2 - Introduction to Physics

Force diagrams

Compression and tension

Week 2 Notes

 

 

Sign and return the course syllabus by Friday.

This week you will be costructing your 1:10 scale model

Make it as beautiful as you can!

Week 3 - Simple Machines

Inclined planes

Compression and tension

Week 2 Notes

 

This week you will be working on the promotional poter for your 1:10 scale model

Week 4 - Introduction to Physics

Force diagrams

Compression and tension

Week 2 Notes

 

This week you will be designing your 1:5 model on Google SketchUp.

Week 5 - Introduction to Physics

Force diagrams

Compression and tension

Week 2 Notes

   
     
     
SENIOR EXHIBITION IS DECEMBER 16. SAVE THE DATE - ALL STUDENTS MUST ATTEND.