Students will sketch and describe an original rube Goldberg machine design.
Student will use the Universal Systems Model to document how their machine functions
Student will categorize each technology in their sketch into the appropriate "age of
Students will use the Engineering Design Process to document, design, model, and present a unique Lego design.
Students will use Autodesk inventor or Google Sketchup to create 3D models and working drawings of their product.
Students will work
Students will use the Iron Man Movie to learn about the difference between invention and innovation. They will practice their concept sketching as well as develop a better understanding of how innovation occurs and why.
Students will work together using Mine Craft software to design and develop a world made of representations of the major technological achievements of man. The world will serve as a 3D timeline that can be navigated by the students.