On the first day of school, grade 6 students were given 20 minutes and asked to come up with innovative design solutions to improve the design or functioning of a reusable water bottle. Here are some of their ideas. What are your ideas? Please take a moment and share your ideas about improving a water bottle.
In grade 6, one of the units is Ecosystems. This student was curious about the Arctic ecosystem. Continue reading “Student wants to help reduce Global Warming!”
This grade 6 ELL student spent time learning about various organelles of a cell system while also learning about the system he chose to compare it to; the airboard. As he learned about the mitochondria and how it makes energy for a cell, he was curious about the energy of his system and he came up with a What if.
What if, the airboard could produce its own energy?
This grade 6 student uses curiosity to apply his understandings of a cell to to improving the flexibility of a telescope.
This student chose to be curious about her roller blades. As she went through the science unit on ‘Cells’, she chose to use her knowledge gained from a cell to improve the comfort of her roller blades.
This was the exact question a student asked and used his knowledge gained from examining the lion’s ecosystem to try and improve basketball player performance.
This grade 6 student decided to use his knowledge gained from his ecosystem unit to design a way for factories to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
This grade 6 student learned about the system of a cell and applied his understandings of a cell to improve the storage performance of an Ipad's battery