Today's Agenda 1. Watch Hurricane Katrina videos...one about the disaster and one about the engineering failures behind the devastation. 2. Discuss the levee issue and the cause/effect aspect of the storm. 3. Talk about any personal stories, etc. that you may have.
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 compare designs. Were You Absent??? 1. Go to our class website and watch the Katrina videos.