Global Citizenship - world plastic issues

WALT: Discuss World Environmental issues 
LO: Identify the location of the Ocean Garbage PatchesDescribe the process of plastic productiondescribe actions individuals can take to improve the world environmental problem caused by plastics
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Aerodynamics - Sail Cars

WALT: To consider aerodynamics when designing a sail car.

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Main Task: Using the equipment provided, design a sail car. We will race these to see which is the most energy efficient.
What type of sail will you use? What angle should you set the sail? What type of hull will work best?

WIND turbines - Building a strong Tower

Spaghetti Marshmallow Challenge
WALT: To practice several design thinking mindsets: Collaboration, Test and Iterate.
We will prototype using cheap and easy-to-find materials. Why? Because if you build something made out of expensive materials, put a ton of work into it, and then take it to the testing phase you are less likely to accept the constructive feedback and change, or iterate, your design. TASK: In groups of four, build the tallest freestanding tower you can in 20 minutes using only 20 sticks of spaghetti two metres of tape  six marshmallows
Reflection ○ What was the hardest part of this challenge? Easiest? What have you learned? ○ Why is testing so important? What would you do differently if you had the chance to rebuild the tower?
Things to think about Iteration- building and creating, then testing! To be a successful designer you must be able to take feedback, see it as a gift use the feedback to better your design. Take risks, be creative, try new things, etc. Many people spend …

Renewable Energy Sources

Survival Stoves

Disaster Strikes

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The aim of the stop disaster game is to........
When I first played the game...
The things i changed once i had played the game once was.....
I learnt the best way to protect the people was to....
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