Project Description

* Design a box that utilizes simple machines and cam mechanisms to create an animation
* Strategically build that box using power drills, wooden boards, motors, battery packs, etc.
* Reflect upon the box creation by examining what went wrong or what could be improved

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Content: The top 3 things I learned from this showcase were:

“Make things, build things correctly, and be precise” – Max

Culture: This project relates or connects to my family, background, peers, community or my own personal interests in these ways:

“I just like building stuff. It’s why I took this class. I like building stuff and I want to be an engineer.” – Travis

Metacognition: In reflection, one thing that I would have done differently during my journey with this showcase is:

“I would have put more detail into the box, personally. And I would have made the propeller on the plane spin.” – Logan

Social/Emotional: One thing I am most proud of by completing this showcase is:

“The fact that my propeller spins.” – Gage

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