Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Second Day (25 May, Wednesday)

What did you do today?

-We finished up the testing and conducted our group presentation
-Click here for our slides

What have you learnt today?
-I have learnt about the other groups design and what went wrong with their towers.
-The groups also shared about their construction process and what they learnt from their mistakes.

How do you feel about todays activities?
- I had an interesting time listening to the other groups presentation.

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

First Day (24 May, Tuesday)

What did you do today?

-We designed and fabricated the model water tower

What have you learnt today?
-I have learnt about structural stability, and how to increase it, such as struts and trusses. I also learnt about the different types of structural failure, such as buckling and compression failure.

How do you feel about today's activities?
- I feel that the activities were fun and engaging.

Monday, 23 May 2016

Pre-camp (23 May, Monday)

What sounds interesting about this project?

 - This project involves building models with balsa wood

What do you think you can learn from this project?
- I can learn about structural integrity and engineering

Any immediate questions regarding this project?
-The process of designing and constructing the water tower.