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STEM Engineering Concepts Class 3A & 4A

March 15, 2016

Engineering Concepts projects include:

1) Can Crusher

2) Hovercraft


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October 5, 2014


                  Engineering   Classes


  • Click New User
  • Last name
  • Fill out everything on the form
  • If you have no email…
  • Click I have no email address
  •  See Instructor for code
  • Then return to registration form
  • Let Mr. Buff Know when you have registered
  • Log on
  • Go to eLearning Course
  • Scroll EET200
  •  Choose Robotics, CNC/AC/DC Systems/Pneumatics/ CNC Mill /Machine Tools/Control Systems
  • Take Pre Quiz
  • Launch Application
  • Take Quiz

Engineering Concepts …Engineering Applications …Research & Development

October 5, 2014

Engineering Assignments for the next 15 days

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Time Schedule

Date Assigned…………Monday……… September 29, 2014

Date Due……………….. Monday………. November 10 ,2014

Concepts and Applications

  1. Complete the PreQuiz on each Lap
  2. Complete 4 Laps from the designated  courses
  3. Complete  all Segment Review Quizzes
  4. Complete the Quiz for each Lap
  5. Complete and pass 1 Test over the Lap………. Summative
  6. Complete a research paper on a career associated with this assignment
  7. Complete  1 Extra Lap
09/29/2014 11/10/2014 Lab Assignment Lap 1 Seg Rev. Avg
09/29/2014 11/10/2014 Lab Assignment Lap 3 Quiz Complete
09/29/2014 11/10/2014 Lab Assignment Lap 2 Seg Rev. Avg
09/29/2014 11/10/2014 Lab Assignment Lap 3 Seg Rev. Avg
09/29/2014 11/10/2014 Lab Assignment Lap 4 Seg Rev. Avg
09/29/2014 11/10/2014 Lab Assignment Lap 1 Quiz Complete
09/29/2014 11/10/2014 Lab Assignment Lap 2 Quiz Complete
09/29/2014 11/10/2014 Lab Assignment Lap 4 Quiz Complete
09/29/2014 11/10/2014 Summative Assessment Test over Lap
09/29/2014 11/10/2014 Lab Assignment Career Paper
09/29/2014 11/10/2014 Lab Assignment Extra Lap

Foundations of Engineering Classes 1A 2A & 4B

October 5, 2014

1)Complete Quote of the Day

2)Complete your bridge  project…Show your completed bridge to Mr. Buffington

3)Use this rubric……………..>Bridge Packet Questions

a) copy and paste in Microsoft  Word

b) Print out hard copy

WestPoint  Bridge Builder Project

Questions on Project

4) Turn In worksheets as you complete them

5) Start your CNC project

Reading a Ruler- Another Perspective

June 16, 2014

Sample Lesson Plans

October 20, 2013

These are a sample of the lesson plans used in this class.

Foundations of Engineering lesson plans October 14, 2013 thru October 28 2013

 Engineering Concepts lesson plans October 14, 2013 thru October 28 2013

Engineering Applications lesson plans October 14, 2013 thru October 28 2013

Research Design and Project Management October 14, 2013 thru October 28 2013

2013 Substitute Lesson Plans

Bridge Packet Check off Sheet

October 3, 2013

Georgia Performance Standards: STEM- FET1-FET10

Use this rubric or  check off  sheet to verify all assigned work to be completed  during or after the completion of the projects below

a) After designing your  8 bridges on the computer

b)After constructing  the physical bridge from balsa wood

All assignments due  November 1, 2014


AssignmentsAll due 11/1/2014

I have designed and posted the lowest  cost of  all the assigned  bridges on the class room wall     1

 I  have started the design sketches  for my physical bridge

Design    4 sides per  Bridge or SketchesFor each of yourBridges Right side, Left side, Top side,   Road bed

I have calculated the total length of   wood need for (1)bridge in feet and inches 3
Wood    cost  is   $50.00 per inch calculate the total cost of   your bridge    4
I have made a list (Bill of Material )of   all  items used to make  my bridge   5
   Weigh your bridge 6
Calculate the  load efficiency Load    Efficiency   is  force/weight     7
Calculate the cost efficiency of the   bridge.Cost Efficiency is the  cost/force 8
Calculate the cost per  pound    for your bridge 9
I have completed the worksheet on   Bridge Construction 1 10
I have completed the 10 questions on   the Suspension Bridge 11
I have completed the Engineering and   Technology  Bridge building Worksheet 12
I have completed the Covered   Bridge  Worksheet 13
 I have completed a powerpoint which includes the computer simulation program ,and the actual construction of the bridge and the testing of the bridge  that will have at least 12 slides  13.5
 I have completed the Bridge Research  worksheet questions on the computer 14
 I have  revised and extended  my PowerPoint  to include this portion on the project  and emailed the PowerPoint to the teacher@ 15
 I have completed the bridge evaluation   worksheet 16
I have completed  my bridge summary worksheet 17
 I have completed the bridge definitions   revisited worksheet 18
  I have completed all the above   assignments above  19
      Mr. Buffington has also signed off on this project due November 1, 2014 20

3D Home Architect Video 1

September 15, 2013

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Introduction to 3D Home Architect