Daily Archives: March 8, 2018

March 2018 – Designing Shoes

After studying the anatomy of our legs and feet and the mechanics of motion, we asked our students to design and create their own shoes using cardboard, tape, and other recycled materials.  Their shoes needed to provide the functionality of a basic shoe — protection, improved stability & balance, increased […]

November 2017 – Marble Mazes

Continuing with our study of Forces and Motion, we created “Marble Mazes” to demonstrate gravity, inerita, and momentum.  Students designed and created “tilt mazes” and then moved marbles through them using gravity.  Did your marble roll too quickly and fly off the maze?  That’s because the marble had too much […]