machines, filming, practice

Everyone’s getting focused and nervous about Friday’s exposition night! Projects are wrapping up and headed into the more formal portfolio stage the the kids reflect on their work and document the process of getting things done.

Ben continued to work on the ATV project.

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Connor worked on the next generation prototype of his glider.

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Working on portfolios, reflections, presentations.

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The Flying Fish made a series of how-to videos this afternoon, like this one.

William worked on his project, a domino pyramid (details later!) with Theo’s help.

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Zada and Audrey worked with their aerial expert friend again to come up with a more elaborate routine with music.

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Tim Hunkin, engineer, artist, and maker of the series The Secret Lives of Machines, came in today to satiate his curiosity about this school, to provide expert engineering advice, and to inspire the kids to start thinking about making their own coin-operated arcade machines, like the ones he builds for his arcade in England.

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The Ninja Cats headed to the park with Quinn and Coke to test their trebuchet’s launching distances.

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So much work, so little time until Friday…