May 4

SRD Week Ahead: 5/8-5/12

**Monday Animal Invention poster due at the beginning of your class period
**Tuesday Invention is due to present

Monday: Activities: Complete Animal invention

Tuesday/Wednesday: Activities: Animal Invention Presentations
Thursday/Friday: Game Design
Game Design Handout
Game Design Rubric
Game Design Marketing Plan

Game Design Project:
Important Upcoming Dates:
Design Handout Phase I due May 15th by start of class Email it to me
Game is due Friday May 19th for presenting to class and demo
Marketing Plan due May 17th by start of class email it to me

April 27

SRD Week AHEAD: 5/1-5/5

Important Dates: These are the deadlines for turning in your pieces of the Animal Inventions. Points will be deducted for late assignments. Either send me the assignment via email or turn it in by the beginning of the class on the specified date.
May 2nd: Animal Inventions Design Specification Handout
May 8th: Poster
May 9th: Invention

Monday: Activities: Design/Construction/Testing Animal Invention
Tuesday: Ch 16/17 test
Wednesday-Friday Activities: Design/Construction/Testing Animal Invention

April 23

SRD Week Ahead: 4/24-4/28

Monday: Activities: Demo Etch-A-Sketch Robots
HW: Read answer questions Animal Inventions
Animal Inventions Article
Article Questions

Tuesday: Activities: Introduce Animal Invention Project (video playlist) and design handout and Animal Rubric
Design Handout Animal Invention
HW: Research portion due by Thursday

Wednesday:Activities: Research and project planning for Animal Invention
HW: Research due Thursday
Thursday/Friday: Activities: Design/Construction of invention

April 6

SRD Week Ahead: 4/10-4/17

Monday and Tuesday: You will be finishing up CH 15 activities from last Friday. When I return on Wednesday you will have the opportunity to demo activities for me. I will select several of the activities randomly so make sure they work.

Wednesday: Demonstrate CH 15 activities with me
Thursday: TBA
Friday: Holiday

March 31

SRD Week Ahead: 4/3-4/7

We will begin using data operations along with data wires to allow for more advanced programming of your robot.

Monday: Activities: Complete Ch 14 activities: Data Wires
Tuesday: Activities: CH 15: Using data Operations and My Blocks with Data Wires
Print Handout Ch 15 handout
Wednesday: TBA
Thursday; Activities: Test Ch 14 Data Wires
Friday: Activities: CH 15: using data Operations and My Blocks with Data Wires

March 28

SRD Week Ahead: 3/27-3/31

Monday: Activities: Nee for Speed: Bracket Races
Tuesday: Activities: Teacher Interview and individual demonstrations
Wednesday/Thursday: Activities: Ch 14 Getting started with Data wires
Build and construct sketch bot and start on activities.
Friday Activities: Gears test

March 12

SRD Week Ahead: 3/20-3/24

Monday-Wednesday:Topics:Demonstrating understanding of gear trains.
Demonstrate how gear ratios control performance of the gear train.
Discover how gears are used in programming to effectively control robot actions.
Design and Program robot dragster for speed competition
Activities: Continue programming and testing of robot dragster.
HW: Phase II is due Thursday at the start of class as well as printed program. Please print the Need for Speed Rubric as well.

Thursday/Friday: Topics:Demonstrating understanding of gear trains.
Demonstrate how gear ratios control performance of the gear train.
Discover how gears are used in programming to effectively control robot actions.
Design and Program robot dragster for speed competition
Activities: Need for Speed Trials

March 3

SRD Week Ahead: 3/6-3/10

**PRINT handout for Monday

Monday: Topics: Demonstrating understanding of gear trains.
Demonstrate how gear ratios control performance of the gear train.
Discover how gears are used in programming to effectively control robot actions.
Activities: Exploring Gears

Tuesday: Topics: Demonstrating understanding of gear trains.
Demonstrate how gear ratios control performance of the gear train.
Discover how gears are used in programming to effectively control robot actions.
Activities: Exploring Gears

Wednesday-Friday: Topics:Demonstrating understanding of gear trains.
Demonstrate how gear ratios control performance of the gear train.
Discover how gears are used in programming to effectively control robot actions.
Design and Program robot dragster for speed competition
Activities: Challenge: Need for Speed
Need for Speed Rubric
Design handout: Need for Speed
**DH Phase 1 due Thursday, typed start of class. Send it to me ahead of time if you are going to be gone.
HW:

February 26

SRD Week Ahead: 2/27-3/3

Extra Problems; CH 6/7 Thursday 7:40

Monday: Explain/Explore
Topics: Test and manipulate ultrasonic sensor, range and text blocks so robot can sense and interact with its environment
Activities: Robot Educator: Ultrasonic, Text and Range Tutorials

Tuesday: Explain/Explore
Topics: Test and manipulate ultrasonic sensor, range and text blocks so robot can sense and interact with its environment
Activities: Robot Educator: Ultrasonic, Text, Range Tutorials

Wednesday: Elaborate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of ultrasonic, text and range blocks.
Activities: Mini-Challenge #5: Stay Away from the Edge

Thursday: Elaborate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of ultrasonic, text and range blocks.
Activities: Mini-Challenge #5: Stay Away from the Edge

Friday: Elaborate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of ultrasonic, text and range blocks.
Activities: Demonstrate Mini-Challenge #5: Stay Away from the Edge