Today's Agenda 1. Work with Title 1 teacher, Ms. Henderson, to find evidence from an article to support a claim. 2. Read the article, "The Lessons of Katrina." 3. Write a paragraph supporting a claim using three pieces of evidence from the article. Turn it in when finished.
Homework: Egg Drop and optional Extra Credit Project due Tomorrow!
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. 9. Make and write claims about a topic and support it with evidence from an article. Were You Absent??? 1. Get a copy of the article from the black hanging file. Read it and write a paragraph supporting the claim "Engineers failed to act in an ethical manner towards the citizens of New Orleans" with three pieces of evidence from the article.