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6th Grade (2022-2023)

Holograms - A hologram is a three-dimensional image, created with photographic projection created with 2D images. (https://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/hologram) Sixth grade students created holograms that can be used with a holographic prism to make them appear 3D.  You can download your template of a holographic prism here.

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Lava Lamp Ornaments
As chemists, students created a simulated lava lamp by creating a chemical reaction that combined vegetable oil, Alka Seltzer, and water.

Shake It Up - Earthquake Structures
As Architectural Engineers, students designed earthquake safe structures that included design features, such as cross-bracing and tapered geometry.  Their structure was placed on a shake table to determine the magnitude of the earthquake it could withstand.

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Riveting Roller Coaster
As Roller Coaster Designers, students designed various roller coasters that used potential and kinetic energy to move a marble complete along its track.

Recess Games
As Game Designers, student groups had to create recess games that can be played by all students in grades K-8. They were challenged to create an original brand new game, or they had the option to modify an older game and make it new.

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Kabadi Ball
3 Lane Learning
Team Square
Base Flag

Compostable Plastic
As Chemical Engineers, students were challenged to create a better version of plastic.  One that is environmentally friendly, completely biodegradable, and that would limit greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.

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