Week #4


  • Schooling America presentation and Current Events


  • Writing Activity


  • Straw Towers Part I and Part II (Draft due: Week #4; Finale due Week #6)
    • Building Straw Towers presentation (PDF)  (Courtesy of Susan Yoon. Used with permission.)
    • Straw Towers and Learning Environments summary (PDF)
    • Towers will be judged on: originality, hurricane resistance (using a fan), and height (to the top)
    • Straw Towers Results
    • A table with three columns is written on the chalkboard.

      The results of the Straw Towers activity are written on the board. (Image courtesy of Eric Klopfer and Wendy Huang.)