Northeastern Nevada STEM Project

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Day Three, Wednesday August 8, 2012

Wind Power

8:00 to 8:30 Val, Holly

Morning reflections and connections Grade-Band Groups

8:30 to 10:15 John and Ed

Reminder to HOBO groups for today!

Finish Electrictiy work

Connect Simulartion PBL to activities and rubric

Start Wind Power Activities Random Group (Breaking Wind....Groups!)

Design wind turbines - how much power can you generate on each speed of your fan? What are the variables that determine a good turbine?

10:15 to 10:30 Break

10:30 to 10:50 Ed   Content Adventure #5

10:50 to 12:00 John/Ed

Continue with wind power activities

12:00 to 1:00 Lunch

1:00 to 1:15 John

Today’s HOBO group presentations

1:15 to 1:30 Ed Content Adventure #6

1:30 to 3:30 Val and Holly Grade-Band Group

Continue working on posters and generating other materials for your PBL (rubrics, tech. resources...)

3:30 to 4:00 Holly and Val Grade-Band Group Closing moves

End of day reflections and connections

What STEM elements were discussed/modeled today?

What PBL connections were made today?

6:30 to 8:30  Evening Session

  • Homework Hi-Tech Center room 120
  • Blain: LED Light Presentation
  • Computer Lab time and small group Google Hangout Practice!