Unit 3: Materials & Machines
Due: October 18, 2019
Investigate a variety of new materials that engineers have developed, as well as a variety of machines that do cool stuff.
Unit 4: Exploration
Due: November 8, 2019
Pick a machine in our Makerspace that you want to learn more about. Figure out how it works and make something cool.
Unit 5: Water Purification
Due: November 27, 2019
Use the Engineering Design Process to develop a water purification system that can affect turbidity & pH.
Unit 6: Individual Mini-Project
Due: December 13, 2019
Complete a small personal project that starts you on your way towards a long-term Senior Design project!
Unit 7: Capstone Project Phase 1
Due: January 24, 2020
Start your final Senior Design project with a complete design brief, research plan, and actual research data.
Unit 8: Capstone Project Phase 2
Due: February 14, 2020
Submit your research to the Science Symposium as you develop your first prototype!
Unit 9: Capstone Project Phase 3
Due: March 6, 2020
Develop your ideas further as you refine your approach and build your 2nd (or more) prototype of your senior design project.
Unit 10: Capstone Project Phase 4
Due: April 3, 2020
Complete your 3rd (or later) prototype of your evolving Senior Design project. Start thinking toward the Ehnert Prize presentation.
Unit 11: Ehnert Prize
Due: April 30, 2020
Complete your final prototype and develop a complete presentation for the official Ehnert Prize judging to happen at the end of April!