Terra: Engineering Technology I

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Thu. 8/25
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Fri. 8/26
10:00 AM
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11:00 AM
Homework I Due
Thu. 9/1 9:00 PM Robotics Club Meeting

When: 2:25 PM
Where: 4112

Fri. 9/2
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Mon. 9/12
10:00 AM
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11:00 AM
Tumble the Tumbler
Fri. 9/2
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Sat. 9/3
9:00 PM
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10:00 PM
Homework II due

The assignment due is different for Robot Groups and for Book Groups.

Fri. 9/9
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Mon. 9/12
9:00 PM
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10:00 PM
Homework II Due

Robot group and Book group have switched and should now be doing the homework for their current groups.

Tue. 9/13
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Thu. 9/22
9:00 PM
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10:00 PM
Protobot Each member of your group will bring something from home that Protobot can pick up off the ground. You will have to build your Protobot before testing your items. Each member of your group will receive a grade for bringing their item, picking up thei... more
Thu. 9/15
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Fri. 9/16
7:00 AM
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8:00 AM
Homework III Due
Wed. 9/21
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Thu. 9/22
7:00 AM
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8:00 AM
Bring in Mousetrap Car

A prototype Mousetrap Car must be brought in for each group for a checkup.

Wed. 9/21
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Thu. 9/22
7:00 AM
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8:00 AM
Homework III Due
Fri. 9/23
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Wed. 10/5
10:00 PM
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11:00 PM
Build-A-Bot

Build a working robot that can drive on 2 or 4 motors.

Tue. 9/27
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Tue. 10/4
10:00 PM
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11:00 PM
Homework IV Due

Bookgroup only, the sketch.

Wed. 10/5
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Thu. 10/6
8:00 PM
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9:00 PM
Extra Credit Homework II *Due

This homework assignment is optional.

Thu. 10/6 All day Arm/Cannon

ROBOT GROUP
Build an immobile robot that can shoot and/or kick a ball through the goal posts we have set up.

BOOK GROUP
We will explore pictoral drawings as well as refine our skills with dimensioning.

 

Fri. 10/7 All day Personal Day

I will not be in class due to family business. I should be back on Monday.

Mon. 10/10
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Tue. 10/11
10:00 AM
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11:00 AM
Mouse Trap Car Projects Due I will collect the Technical Reports and the Drafts. The competition will take place. We will weigh the mousetrap cars first and then we will begin the competition. Each group will go individually and will have 3 tries for distance. Remember that sim... more
Wed. 10/12 All day PTSA Testing

Due to PTSA testing we will be watching the movie the Aviator and discuss the design process (Research, Development, Refinement, Improvement).

Thu. 10/13
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Fri. 10/21
11:00 PM
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12:00 PM
Arm/Cannon

ROBOT GROUP
Build a robot with an arm and/or cannon that can shoot a ball through the goal posts we have set up.

BOOK GROUP
We will be exploring Pictoral drawings and refining our dimensioning skills.

Tue. 10/25
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Wed. 10/26
1:00 AM
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2:00 AM
Final Project Portfolio and Student Notebook Final Project Portfolio You final project portfolio should have all of the classwork you have done in class as well as all the work you have done for your mousetrap car project. It should be in a 2inch 3-ring binder. Examples: Sketches of Principle ... more
Mon. 10/31
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Mon. 11/21
11:00 PM
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12:00 AM
VEX: The Robotic Arm

Groups will be tasked with building a robotic arm with at least 2 degrees of freedom that can pick up different shaped objects. They will learn about gear ratios and degrees of freedom.

Wed. 11/16
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Thu. 11/17
11:00 PM
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12:00 AM
Homework V Due

ALL GROUPS will be responsible for submitting Homework V.

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