Thursday, December 20, 2012

Class 22 - Promotion Video

Started to work on our Promotional Videos for our car ideas.

video

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Class 21 - Virtual Worlds and Game Making

Checked out Unity Player to see how they use design in Virtual/Game Worlds.
http://unity3d.com/

http://unity3d.com/gallery/demos/live-demos#butterfly

Friday, December 07, 2012

Class 20 - Wood Carver, Tools, and Sandbox

Students tried to figure out Sandbox Tool in Sketchup.



Saw Demo of Carvewright Software... the machine that carves into wood
http://www.carvewright.com/

Basic info on Cutting Power Tools.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Class 18 - Sketchup Photo on Buildings

Showed how to take an image and use it on our buildings
video

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Class 17 - Sketchup Land Forms

Showed how to download a Google Map Sat Image so can build building on them
video

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Class 15 - Prototyping time

Mr. Kelley checked our blogs, sketchup tutorials and our prototype cars

Friday, November 02, 2012

Class 14 - Watched Mini Rip Video

* had a sub and video about Prototyping.


Watched Howe & Howe Tech Video on Prototyping Tracked ATV called Mini Rip

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Class 12 - More prototype time

Started to carve out rapid prototypes of our cars if ready.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Class 10 - Blogging and Sketchup Time

Checklist to make sure done


  1. Blogged 9 classes (told what did in class in post, added pics and video as needed)
  2. Blogged as completed Sketchup tutorials (5 of them and posted screen shots of work)
  3. Made sure blog was listed on side of Mr. Kelley's Blog! and commented on classmates blog
  4. Made sure blog was set up (Moderate Comments and NO Blogger Banner across top)

Worked on Sketchup Tutorials!


* catching up due to NECAPP Testing

Friday, October 12, 2012

Class 9 - Design Time

Worked on our Blogs, Sketchup and Prototype designs (due to NECAPP testing schedule has changed)


Thursday, October 11, 2012

Class 8 - Prototype - Automoblox



Went over the Design Aspect of the Automoblox Projects we will be doing.  Students will design a toy car for a competition.
jaylenosgarage interview of inventor





http://www.jaylenosgarage.com/video/Reinventing-the-Wooden-Toy-Car/1264303

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Class 7 - Sketchup Time and Blog Checklist

* some students missed class due to NECAP Testing

Make sure your Blog

  1. Has Comment Moderation ALWAYS turned on and NO Anonymous Posting 
  2. Change Time Format from Pacific to Eastern Standard Time
  3. Copy Blog Web Address (should be your avatarname1917.blogspot.com) and pasted address into Mr. Kelley's Student Blogs Form 
  4. fix html code so there is no Blog Header

add this code to your html code in customized layout




  • need 7 post (with pic of car)

    1. Class 1 = Overview Sept 4
    2. Class 2 = Prototyping (drawing car) Sept 7
    3. Class 3 = Blogging Sept 12
    4. Class 4 = Prototyping Sept 117
    5. Class 5 = Sketchup Sept 20
    6. Class 6 = Blogging Settings Sept 25
    7. Class 7 = Sketchup Tutorials (showed 3d Printer) October 3 *missed last class due to Field Trip



  • Make sure YOUR blog is on Mr. Kelley's 8th grade blog on list on side of site.
  • Work on Sketchup Tutorials

    1. Introduction to Sketchup
    2. Start Drawing 1
    3. Start Drawing 2
    4. Start Drawing 3
    5. Colors and Materials




    Thursday, September 27, 2012

    New 3d Printer has arrived!

    Eight graders will print their Sketchup Prototype Models using a 2bot 3d Printer.







    It uses Software to take model and...










    It uses simple foam material to carve 3d object

    video





















    Thursday, September 20, 2012

    Class 5 - Sketchup Tutorials

    Going over basic Tutorials for Google Sketchup 3d Design.  Downloaded them so could complete 12.




    Friday, September 14, 2012

    Wednesday, September 12, 2012

    Class 3 - Creating Blogs

    We checked out how to create our own blogs
    video

    Hand in Blog Here

    Tuesday, September 04, 2012

    Class 1 - Overview

    • 8th Graders will focus on Planning. They will create projects for the School learning how plan, budget and implement a project from start to finish. Course Syllabus


    You will use Reaction Grid to create a Virtual World video

    Thursday, May 03, 2012

    Wednesday, April 04, 2012

    Monday, March 19, 2012

    Wednesday, February 01, 2012

    Class 1 - Overview

    • 8th Graders will focus on Planning. They will create projects for the School learning how plan, budget and implement a project from start to finish. Course Syllabus



    You will use Reaction Grid to create a Virtual World video