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Week 3 Winter 2013


Preschool: Building

Their Simple Machines.

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Creating and Designing LEGO Tops

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Junior Lego League: Help Our Chosen Senior Citizen By Bringing Him Happiness

Bring a Mining Activity and a Crystal Garden to Mr. Jim.  Build Mr. Jim a Wheelchair.

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Bringing Mr. Jim’s Garden to him.

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Engineering is Elementary: What is a Materials Engineer?

Click here for Toontastic Video.

Engineering is Art: Different Types of Paint

Making our own pigment from soil from our backyards.

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Creating our own oil paint and adding beeswax to it.


Adding egg yolk and water to the same pigment.

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Creating landscapes (foreground, middle ground and background) and transferring the image to wood.

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Collage: “Painting” the foreground with different materials.

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