1st and 2nd period

Day to Day


Term 1 - Twelve weeks   8th Grade - 5 Day a Week   See your Google Classroom for assignments


10-15 Monday

Current unit: KidWind     Goal: Explore engineering dynamics of wind turbines

Link:  Main unit page: https://thonnings.blog/kidwind/ 

Homework:  Teamwork.  See Google Classroom.  Due Monday, Oct 15th

Today:

10-11 Friday

Current unit: KidWind     Goal: Explore engineering dynamics of wind turbines

Link:  Main unit page: https://thonnings.blog/kidwind/ 

Homework:  Teamwork.  See Google Classroom.  Due Monday, Oct 15th

Today:

10-10 Thursday

Current unit: KidWind     Goal: Explore engineering dynamics of wind turbines

Link:  Main unit page: https://thonnings.blog/kidwind/ 

Homework:  Teamwork.  See Google Classroom.  Due Monday, Oct 15th

Today:

10-8 Monday 10-2 Tuesday and 10-3 Wednesday

Current unit: KidWind     Goal: Explore engineering dynamics of wind turbines

Link:  Main unit page: https://thonnings.blog/kidwind/ 

Homework:  

Today:

10-3 Wednesday 10-4 Thursday and 10-5 Friday

Current unit: KidWind     Goal: Explore engineering dynamics of wind turbines

Link:  Main unit page: https://thonnings.blog/kidwind/ 

Homework:  No homework this week

Today:

10-1 Monday 10-2 Tuesday

Current unit: KidWind     Goal: Explore engineering dynamics of wind turbines

Link:  Main unit page: https://thonnings.blog/kidwind/ 

Homework:  No homework this week

Today:

9-28 Friday

Current unit: KidWind     Goal: Explore engineering dynamics of wind turbines

Link:  Main unit page: https://thonnings.blog/kidwind/ 

Homework:  Due Monday, October 1st by 7:45 am:  See google classroom for assignment called 300 years of fossil fuel in 300 seconds

Today:

9-27 Thursday

Current unit: KidWind     Goal: Explore engineering dynamics of wind turbines

Link:  Main unit page: https://thonnings.blog/kidwind/ 

Homework:  Due Monday, October 1st by 7:45 am:  See google classroom for assignment called 300 years of fossil fuel in 300 seconds

Today:

9-26 Wednesday

Current unit: KidWind     Goal: Explore engineering dynamics of wind turbines

Link:  Main unit page: https://thonnings.blog/kidwind/ 

Homework:  Due Monday, October 1st by 7:45 am:  See google classroom for assignment called 300 years of fossil fuel in 300 seconds

Today:

Big Picture - What do I have to learn this for?

9-25 Tuesday

Current unit: Architecture     Goal: Build scale model.

Link:  Main unit page: https://thonnings.blog/architecture/  See directions for model at:  https://thonnings.blog/architecture-scalemodel/ 

Due:   Self-evaluation before end of period  

Homework:  Due Monday, October 1st by 7:45 am:  See google classroom for assignment called 300 years of fossil fuel in 300 seconds

Today:

Big Picture - What do I have to learn this for?  How to follow steps and procedures to complete a project; How to work on a team to accomplish a task; how to use measuring, marking, and cutting tools properly and safely

9-17, 9-18, 9-19, 9-20, 9-21, 9-24

Current unit: Architecture     Goal: Build scale model.

Link:  Main unit page: https://thonnings.blog/architecture/  See directions for model at:  https://thonnings.blog/architecture-scalemodel/ 

Due soon:   Scale model - Monday, September 24th  

Homework:  None this week

Today:

Big Picture - What do I have to learn this for?  How to follow steps and procedures to complete a project; How to work on a team to accomplish a task; how to use measuring, marking, and cutting tools properly and safely

9-14 Friday

Current unit: Architecture     Goal: Build scale model.

Link:  Main unit page: https://thonnings.blog/architecture/  See directions for model at:  https://thonnings.blog/architecture-scalemodel/ 

Due soon:   Scale model - Wednesday, 9/19th?  May change….

Homework:  TEDTalk - Habitat for Humanity.  See Google Classroom.  Due Monday, 9/17

Today:

Big Picture - What do I have to learn this for?  How to follow steps and procedures to complete a project; How to work on a team to accomplish a task; how to use measuring, marking, and cutting tools properly and safely


9-13 Thursday

Current unit: Architecture     Goal: Build scale model.

Link:  Main unit page: https://thonnings.blog/architecture/  See directions for model at:  https://thonnings.blog/architecture-scalemodel/

Due soon:   Scale model - Wednesday, 9/19th?  May change….

Homework:  TEDTalk - Habitat for Humanity.  See Google Classroom.  Due Monday, 9/17

Today:

Big Picture - What do I have to learn this for?  How to follow steps and procedures to complete a project; Do you have what it takes to make architecture a career?; Measuring; Using creativity combined with acquired knowledge to devise a small passive solar home; Become aware of how we design, build our homes, how much energy they use, where the energy comes from; what ‘stuff’ we put in our homes; how to manage your time; how to work with other people on a project.


9-12 Wednesday

9-11 Tuesday

9-10 Monday

Current unit: Architecture

Your goal today: Continue where you left off from the previous day

Link:  https://thonnings.blog/architecture/ 

Due soon:   Floorplanner design on Wednesday at the end of the period

Homework:  TEDTalk - Habitat for Humanity.  See Google Classroom.  Due Monday, 9/17

Today:

Big Picture - What do I have to learn this for?  How to follow steps and procedures to complete a project; Do you have what it takes to make architecture a career?; Measuring; Using creativity combined with acquired knowledge to devise a small passive solar home; Become aware of how we design, build our homes, how much energy they use, where the energy comes from; what ‘stuff’ we put in our homes; how to manage your time; how to work with other people on a project.


9-7:  Friday

Current unit: Architecture

Your goal today: Continue where you left off from the previous day

Link:  https://thonnings.blog/architecture/ 

Due soon:  1) Homework on Monday by 7:45 am 2) Floorplanner design on Tuesday

Homework:  TED Talk on Architecture.  See Google Classroom.  Due Monday, Sept 10th 7:45 am

Today:

Big Picture - What do I have to learn this for?  How to follow steps and procedures to complete a project; Do you have what it takes to make architecture a career?; Measuring; Using creativity combined with acquired knowledge to devise a small passive solar home; Become aware of how we design, build our homes, how much energy they use, where the energy comes from; what ‘stuff’ we put in our homes; how to manage your time; how to work with other people on a project.


9-6:  Thursday

Current unit: Architecture

Your goal today: continue where you left off

Link:  https://thonnings.blog/architecture/ 

Due:  Your own floor plan design is due on TODAY

Homework:  TED Talk on Architecture.  See Google Classroom.  Due Monday, Sept 10th 7:45 am

Today:

Big Picture - What do I have to learn this for?  How to follow steps and procedures to complete a project; Do you have what it takes to make architecture a career?; Measuring; Using creativity combined with acquired knowledge to devise a small passive solar home; Become aware of how we design, build our homes, how much energy they use, where the energy comes from; what ‘stuff’ we put in our homes; how to manage your time; how to work with other people on a project.

9-5:  Wednesday

Current unit: Architecture

Your goal today: continue where you left off

Link:  https://thonnings.blog/architecture/ 

What do I have to learn this for?  How to follow steps and procedures to complete a project; Do you have what it takes to make architecture a career?; Measuring; Using creativity combined with acquired knowledge to devise a small passive solar home; Become aware of how we design, build our homes, how much energy they use, where the energy comes from; what ‘stuff’ we put in our homes, etc.

Due:  You own floor plan design is due on Thursday

Homework:  TED Talk on Architecture.  See Google Classroom.  Due Monday, Sept 10th 7:45 am

Today:

Big Picture - What do I have to learn this for?  How to follow steps and procedures to complete a project; Do you have what it takes to make architecture a career?; Measuring; Using creativity combined with acquired knowledge to devise a small passive solar home; Become aware of how we design, build our homes, how much energy they use, where the energy comes from; what ‘stuff’ we put in our homes; how to manage your time; how to work with other people on a project.