Today's Agenda 1. Watch Engineering Disaster video on Hurricane Katrina, about the engineering (levee) failure. 2. Discuss the cause and effect aspect of the levee failure and the resulting damage to the city. 3. Talk about any personal stories, feelings, or opinions about the event.
Homework: Egg Drop and optional Extra Credit Project due Thursday!
Learning Goals for the Week: 1. Demonstrate ABOVE AVERAGE work and BEST EFFORT. 2. Discover the basic concepts of engineering and compare to science. 3. Identify criteria and constraints outline in the problem. 4. Compare several designs to choose the best parts of each. 5. Combine the good parts of several designs to develop a better one. 6. Determine how to collect and display data for design, test and modification. 7. Design, test, and modify a device based on criteria and constraints of problem. 8. Use a decision matrix to decide between competing ideas. Were You Absent??? 1. Go online to our class site and look for the Katrina video under Lesson Materials and 1st Nine Weeks and watch it if you want.