First of all I hope you and your family are doing well. Please make sure you are checking your email daily and asking questions when needed.
Thanks to those who have asked questions and have already sent me their board game rules and board ideas on paper. Remember that your rules (which can be with your group if you got that far already or on your own if your group did not get your rules finished) and your board, which can be on paper or done on computer, was due on Friday. The assignment is now due on Monday since Chrome books are being passed out Thursday from 2-6pm at Stout
You can also do extra credit which is also due on Monday.
Next week we will use a website called smallblueprinter.com/floorplanner to create a four room house. The unit packet will be sent on Sunday the 22nd.
Thanks to those who have already sent your floor plan using smallblueprinter.com/floorplanner. I sent a copy of the packet and the assignment with room sizes on Sunday. If you have not received one please let me know.
Extra credit for this activity is to use the landscape tools in floorplanner to create grass, trees, a water feature, driveway and flowers to add to your floor plan. This extra credit is due on Monday instead of Friday the 20th.
Next week you can create your home using Mindcraft or if you prefer you can use a website called icovia.com to create individual rooms of your home with details in each room. This site is great for those interested in interior design.
Your activity using Google Sketchup for students was sent to you on Sunday. Please first practice using Google sketchup by trying out the tools on this website. Once you are comfortable using the tools you can then go onto Google and search for Turtle sandbox on Google Sketchup. You can find a video on Youtube on how to make the turtle sandbox and you can also find a PDF of instructions.
This activity will introduce us to the manufacturing unit. This is the one in which you will create your own shoe design using the Engineering Design Principle.
Next week we will go over how to create a logo for your shoe company. This logo should represent the name of your shoe company and should not look like any current company logo (like NIKE or ADDIDAS)
sporacle.com is a site your can use to play games about company logos. You can Google search sports logo games , car logo games and food logo games as well.