ELA-LITERACY

Women's History Month- DIY RBG Necklace

 Students will engage with a variety of RBG multimedia to learn about her amazing accomplishments throughout her life and career before designing and creating their own version of her iconic…

October 1, 2018
Vinyl Bookmarks: Cambridge Public Library

This lesson is a guided introduction to a library workshop activity. Library patrons will create a vinyl sticker bookmark and library staff will assist in the design and fabrication of…

October 1, 2018
Ranked Choice Voting

This lesson will help students understand the ranked choice voting system. This system is used in Australia, the state of Maine, and many cities throughout the united states. Alaska currently…

October 1, 2018
Digital Manufacturing Initiation Workshops

· 2D design with free software   · Laser and vinyl cutting   · 3D design with free software   · 3d print   · Introduction to electronics

October 1, 2018
Uncovering a Hidden History - The Lives of African Americans During Reconstruction

Students will respond to research about the lives of African Americans during the Reconstruction era. This era was a critical time that laid the groundwork for many social issues we…

October 1, 2018
FANTASTIC CREATURES OF DIGITOYS

In this workshop the children design the creatures of their fantasies through a digital plasticine and then be fabricated with the help of machines to make toys: 3D printers.

October 1, 2018
Digitally Fabricated Pinball

The Pinball PBL will investigate the essential concepts underlying the principles conservation of energy by calculating and discussing potential and kinetic energy in their machine. Students will apply creativity and…

October 1, 2018
The Art of the World Wars

The purpose of this Mini-PBL is to focus on how art (painting, photography, sculpting, propaganda, etc.) can be a valuable source to a historian. Students will use the Fabrication Laboratory…

October 1, 2018
Independent Reading Visual Representation

The Independent Reading Visual Representation Mini-PBL will challenge the students to become life-long, independent readers and share their love of reading with their classmates. Students will choose an independent reading…

October 1, 2018
Mini LED Flashlight

Students will design and fabricate their very own mini LED flashlights! Students will create a case that fits all of the internal components of the flashlight. This can be done using…

October 1, 2018
REMIX: MP3 SPEAKER + MENTAL HEALTH

Students will be given an amplifier/speaker kit to assemble and solder. Students will also create a casing for this circuit system. This can be achieved by using the step-by-step tutorial…

October 1, 2018
tarukantohku: Digital Design Rooted in Storytelling Tradition

The purpose of this lesson is to promote collaboration between educational and cultural programming, specifically for the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana. The Tunica-Biloxi are a federally recognized tribe with population…

October 1, 2018
Music & 3D Modeling: From James Brown to Architecture

Black History Month recognizes the heritage, accomplishments, and culture of African Americans in the United States. In honor of this month, this project combines black music, 3D modeling and laser…

October 1, 2018
Shining the Light

Bryan Stevenson & Just-Mercy, 2019.   Black Panther-inspired High School lesson plan using Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson. This lesson was revisited due to the release of the film starring…

October 1, 2018