Images from Term 2, 2017, Year 8 STEM Home Sweet Home Unit
This was a whole-school maker project. Students made a net with a giant Nancy loom at lunchtimes, before and after school, in the libraries. The loom was then placed on the school Terrace for a week at lunchtimes during Culture Week. On the last day of Culture Week the net was tied to the walkway. On this day and several days following, students wrote on coloured strips their hopes, and these were then tied to the net, so others can read the strips and share positive hopes for the future.
We are showcasing our Cre8 Lab https://allhallowsschoollibrary.com/category/cre8-lab/ at the inaugural Brisbane MakerFest at The Edge on June 3 http://edgeqld.org.au/tag/brisbane-maker-festival/ Our digital screenage is at https://youtu.be/QQy4zMftA48
Some unit changes implemented in 2017 to encourage spatial and design thinking in this unit: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0LlWBc4_vDkYUhOdUZLV3liWTQ/view?usp=sharing
Activity on passive solar: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0LlWBc4_vDkWlhPZTNCMkdKTlk/view?usp=sharing