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STEM 6 Intro (Period 4) Assignments

Instructor
Mr. Campbell Nimick
Term
2019-2020 Trimester 3
Department
Electives
Description
Students are introduced to the STEM world with sections on 3D CAD using Google Sketchup, Coding with Gamemaker, Python coding with Little Bits micro-processors, and Robotics with VEX IQ and Robot C. 

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Past Assignments

Due:

Last Academic Week informatio

Last Academic Week information

Due June 5, 2020 11:59 PM

Instructions

Short video with information for the last week. 

 

The following is the grade policy for the STEM for the 3rd trimester. Please check your grade on aeries. Make up assignments will be collected until June 5th. If you wish to redo an assignment to improve your grade. Please contact me directly. 

 

A = 90-150%

B = 80 -89.99%

C = 70-79.99%

Cr =50 -69.99%

NC- 0-49.99%

NM - Agreement with teacher based in individual situation.

Due:

Adding Score and Collecting Points

Adding Score and Collecting Points

Due June 1, 2020 11:59 PM

Instructions

Watch my video or the You Tube to add points into the Game and Show the score. 

 

Week 4 Lesson #5

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWzi8vRUqHc

 

Reference materials

Week 4 Lesson #2

Week 4 Lesson #3

Week 4 Lesson #4

Week 4 Lesson #1

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Due:

Gameroot - Platform 101 Lesson #5

Gameroot - Platform 101 Lesson #5

Due May 26, 2020 11:59 PM

Instructions

We will building a platform game ...Please watch Mr. Nimick Lesson #5 and the link for the Lessons Week 2 - 5 You tube videos on the links. Your progress will be tracked online and you will receive credit as you finish each step. (Do not worry if it does not but make sure to SAVE)

Remember to SAVE do not do SAVE AS or you will have copies of the game. SAVE..SAVE do not forget before you close.

Reference materials

Gamefroot_-_Adding_background.mp4

How to add background Video #5

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6hxAoRO-lM

Student work

None

Points

Due:

Gameroot - Platform 101 Lesson #4

Gameroot - Platform 101 Lesson #4

Instructions

We will building a platform game ...Please watch Mr. Nimick Lesson #4 and the link for the Lessons Week 2 1-5 You tube videos on the links. Your progress will be tracked online and you will receive credit as you finish each step. 

Remember to SAVE do not do SAVE AS or you will have copies of the game. SAVE..SAVE do not forget before you close.

Reference materials

Mr Nimick's Lesson 4- Attached below

Week 2 Step 2 Coding obstacles 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQncMmqqJto

Week 2 Step 3 coding obstacles.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYsYvm9oewg

Week 2 Step 4 Making collisions deadly.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PplRzAu8110

Student work

None

Points

42 points

Due:

Gameroot - Platform 101 Lesson #3

 

Instructions

We will building a platform game ...Please watch Mr. Nimick Lesson #3 and the link for the Lessons 5-7 Youtube videos on the links. Your progress will be tracked online and you will receive credit as you finish each step. 

Reference materials

Video #6 Making the Camera follow loop

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2jKoIoN64g

Video #7 Animating Character

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FE2S8_Yyr1g

Gamefroot 101 - Video Lesson #3

Due:

Gameroot - Platform 101 Lesson #5

Gameroot - Platform 101 Lesson #5

Due tomorrow at 11:59 PM

Instructions

We will building a platform game ...Please watch Mr. Nimick Lesson #6 and the link for the Lessons Week 3 1-5 You tube videos on the links. Your progress will be tracked online and you will receive credit as you finish each step. (Do not worry if it does not but make sure to SAVE)

Remember to SAVE do not do SAVE AS or you will have copies of the game. SAVE..SAVE do not forget before you close.

Week 3 Lesson #6

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gIyfGwr8oM

 

Week 3 Lesson #5

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18k6SnJ5Rds

Reference materials

Student work

None

Points

42 p

Due:

Gameroot - Platform 101 Lesson #2

Instructions

We will building a platform game ...Please watch Mr. Nimick Lesson #2 and the link for the Lessons 2-4 Youtube videos on the links. Your progress will be tracked online and you will receive credit as you finish each step. 

Reference materials

Platformer Video #3 _ Youtube (1:58 min)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YlH51Cy8HKw

Platformer Video #2 - You Tube (1:47 min)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5IsxhWWPxo&feature=emb_logo

Mr. Nimick's Lesson 2 (10:18 mins)

Platformer Video #4 - Youtube (1:37 min)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adrMHbM5wWk

 

Due:

Gamefroot - Platform 101 Lesson #1

 

Instructions

We will building a platform game ...Please watch Platform Lesson 1 and the link for the Lesson 1 video on Gamefroot. Your progress will be tracked online and you will receive credit as you finish each step. 

Reference materials

Platform_Game_101_Lesson_1.mp4

Gamefoot link if you have created a login already.

https://make.gamefroot.com/

Gamefroot - Platform Tutorial 1 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzCbH3bCf9k

Due:

Video Game Making - Link and information video

 

Due May 18, 2020 3:00 PM

Instructions

We are going to be constructing our own Video Game using an online program call Gamefroot.  We will be working through a few tutorials and them constructing our own game in the next few weeks. Please watch the introduction video and set up your account with the attached link. Just watch the video and set up the account at this point. Once you have the account set up. Turn in the assignment....nothing to attach as I will see that you are a member

 

After you have followed the link you will enter as a GUEST...look in the upper right corner for the G in a circle. click on G and edit the account by creating an account with your name included. (must have your name or you will not be identified for lesson credit).

You will be placed in the Miraleste Online group.

Click here to register for the Miraleste Online Group

Watch Video below.

 

Due:

Dance Party

 

Due May 14, 2020 11:59 PM

Instructions

Robot Dance Party

Playground: Grid Map

Challenges:  

Level 1: Program the VR Robot to turn, move forward, move backward, and spin. Play a song from your music collection, and have the VR Robot dance along.

Level 2: Program the VR Robot to do the following dance. Include a pause between each dance move. Try your dance in real life as the VR Robot runs the project!

Spin 3 Times.

Step to the Right.

Step to the Left.

Freestyle! (add 2 additional moves of your choice)

Level 3: Program a dance routine for your VR Robot. Include at least 3 turns and 3 drive commands. Use loops to repeat a section of the dance. Play a song from your music collection and have your VR Robot dance along with the music. 

Since you cannot attach the music please rename your program before you turn in ..for example Bustamove 

Due:

Art Canvas- Draw a house

 

Instructions

Playground: Art Canvas

Challenge:

Level 1: Program the VR Robot to draw a house on the Art Canvas using the Pen block. Use a square for the house and triangle for the roof. The shapes do not have to be perfect. 

Level 2: Program the VR Robot to add a garage to the side of the house. Use the Set pen color block to make the color of the garage different from the house. 

Bonus - Level 3: Decorate your house by adding windows, a door, a chimney, or other decorations. Be Creative! 

Reference materials

https://vr.vex.com/

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1FTHiOUjd-AqsjhczydnLvKi69yX3fJY3KspG4Nh

 

Due:

VEX Robotics Virtual Reality - Coding

Our next section will be on robotics and we will be using VEX virtual world to program a robot to move around. This will be block programming and completed items will be uploaded to Microsoft Teams. Each assignment has several levels. Upload each level to Assignment page. Please watch the video on how to use VEX VR attached below or on edlio.

Go to the following link 

https://vr.vex.com/

Please watch the video below on how to use VEX VR

Distance Drive Challenge

Playground: Grid Map

Challenges:  

Level 1: Program the VR Robot to drive forward 3 grid squares. How far should you program the VR Robot to move if you want it to travel 3 grid squares?

Level 2: Program the VR Robot to drive forward 6 grid squares, turn around, and drive back 6 grid squares. How many degrees did you have to turn to face the way you came? What is the total distance traveled? Use a calculator and/or pencil and paper to find out.

Level 3: Program the VR Robot to drive in a square. Make each side of the square 3 grid squares long. What is the area of your square in mm? Use a calculator and/or pencil and paper to find out.

Helpful Hints: 

Each square in the Grid Map measures 200mm by 200m

Due:

Assignment

 
Container House - Please review the Powerpoint on container houses and read over the Word document for the assignment.
Attached is a link to a video of Living Big in a Tiny House with lots of good ideas. 
 
and Dorm rooms for student in Denmark.
 
 

Due:

Assignment

Layout for Container House - Draw a plan for a container house.
 
Please watch the video and create a layout for your Container House. Remember the video is only an example and you may layout your house in any pattern. You may use no more than four containers but you can use less. A second story would appear as a second drawing. 
When you have completed your plan. Upload a picture to the assignment in Microsoft Teams. 

Due:

Assignment

This is the last section on the table. Arc the drawer front, add some drawers, color and use the 3D warehouse to add 3 items to the table.
The last video is below. The table is due on Friday and should be Turned In to Microsoft Teams. Please use teams and not the folder as it is easier for me to give you feedback.

Due:

Assignment

Complex Table - Woodworkers and designers love Sketchup for building - Please watch video below on Chris Connor 
 
 
You will be building a table over the next few days. Please follow the instructions carefully and use groups and components. You Groups and Components will need to open in order to receive full credit. Please write down your measurements as you watch the video so that the table is the correct measurements. 
 
Please upload only the completed table. Please upload to Microsoft teams.
 
My video for SketchUp web is on edlio and Microsoft teams. 
 
This is also the SketchUp video for the desktop that might be helpful.
 
 
 
 
 

Due:

Assignment

Lesson #2 - Interior House
 
This is a multi-day lesson that will be broken into several Video parts. Please page down to see the videos for the Interior House.
Part 1 - Will make the walls and windows for the house. DO NOT ADD anything else at this time. We will build on this model over the next few school days. DO NOT UPLOAD UNTIL WE ARE FINISHED ON NEXT WEEK.
Watch the video and pause it while you are working on SketchUp. Have a notebook and pencil to write down measurements while you are watching. Take your time and watch the video to the end. Save with your Name in the file name. Log in before uploading so it attaches your name. DO NOT USE THE SCROLL WHEEL on the mouse to orbit or it will crash. SAVE your work and SAVE often. 

Due:

Assignment

Simple Chairs
 
Make 2 simple chairs using the additive and subtractive method. Share with me using the Assignments in Microsoft  Teams in your 365 login.
 
Simple Chair Video below

Due:

Assignment

Part 2 of the Interior House Lesson - Windows
 
You will create 3 windows on the interior wall using the rectangles that you created in Part 1
These windows are a little tricky. Take your time and do not be frustrated. 
Offset measurements on window 
First offset 3"
Second Offset 1"
Small pane 1/2"
 
Please watch My video on this lesson carefully. Scroll down to see the videos.
Attached is also the link for the SketchUp desktop version. (slightly different)   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClNfoHVYCzY

Due:

Assignment

Interior House part #3
 
In this lesson you will adding color and furniture to the interior space. Watch the video carefully and pause it and rewind when you have issues. 
Please look for a online meeting tomorrow in your Microsoft Teams.

Due:

Assignment

Your first assignment for Monday is to follow the instructions and download Sketchup for Web. This can be downloaded to most devices including Chromebooks available from Miraleste. Please WATCH the TWO Videos below carefully before making your house and uploading
We will be following the SketchUp tutorials that we looked at in class during our first week together. However we will be adapting them to work with SketchUp Web which has a different look than our classroom version. Please watch my videos for information but also watch the tutorials which I have attached links too.
Getting Started Part 2
 
Part 2 finished house should be finished on Wednesday and uploaded to TEAMS. Watch the Video for information.
When your house is finished Upload to Microsoft TEAMS assignments