Crew Mission 1: You have landed on the east coast of the colonies and need to build you and your mates a temporary shelter. The ship is not an option right now it has been badly damaged in a storm and another storm is on its way. You must hurry BUT be sure to build something sturdy!
Challenge: Build a structurally sound house that will withstand the winds of a tornado (75 pts total) * You will need to work as a member of a crew * You will need to complete each step of the Engineering Design Sheet before you build your house * You house must be at least 18 inches tall. * Your shelter must have outside walls! * Your crew is only allowed to use the given materials * Before your shelter is tested, draw a model of your shelter labeling the different parts * After you create your model it will be tested to determine its ability to withstand the high winds from a simulation tornado
Assessment Criteria: * Shelter was submitted along with Engineering Design Sheet (20pts) * Shelter demonstrated creative, thoughtful and intentional use of materials to carry out design (10pts) * Fellow pirates clearly and effectively presented their project to the class (10pts) Shelter was able to withstand Wind Speeds of: F0 = Light damage (2pts) F1= Moderate damage (3pts) F2= Considerable damage (6 pts) F3= Severe damage (8 pts) F4= Devastating Damage- Houses leveled (10pts) F5 = Incredible Damage- strongly built houses completely blown away. (15pts) *Demonstrated understand of learning; completed all activity sheets (20pts)
Level 1 (minimum XP to advance = 65 points)
Individual XP points: Create a google slide show showing your success. (10 XP) Add video, and sound (10 x 3 XP) Reflection (10 x 3 XP)