Friday, January 17, 2020

Friday, January 17 2020 - SkillsUSA and Hydro Cars

Special Instructions or Announcements:

Programming the Raspberry Pi
  • Lecture/Presentation - Duration:  15 Min
  • Lecture Link: Raspberry Pi Getting Started - Linux Command Line
  • Instructions & Expectations: Listen and Follow the Instructions from the teacher and the lecture. You are going to get a Python Textbook and read the Chapter 2 "Getting Started"
Open LAB  and/or Robot Club 
  • LAB - Duration: 30+ Min
  • Link: Robot Club Google Sites
  • Instructions & Expectations: Connect with your Robot Club Team.  You will either be working on your Robot Project or an Open Lab Project.  
    • You will need to account for your time. You will need to convince me by your form submission that you worked given the time allotted. 
    • If  you or your Robot Club Team worked on the Robot Club project, you will make sure your Robot Project Status Google docs are updated.  
    • If you worked on an Open Lab Project, you will also need to tell me about what you accomplished and what you are planning next.
  • How to Submit Assignment:   Each Student needs to account for your time.  
  • Dig Deeper: Open Lab:
Clean Up
  • Assignment - Duration: 2-10 Min
  • Instructions & Expectations: Desk cleanup, put away all projects, find your assigned job
  • How to Submit Assignment: When Complete, check yourself off on Sign Out Sheet - 2 Points


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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Thursday, January 16 2020 - SkillsUSA and Hydro Cars

Special Instructions or Announcements:

Programming the Raspberry Pi
  • Lecture/Presentation - Duration:  15 Min
  • Lecture Link: Raspberry Pi Getting Started - Linux Command Line
  • Instructions & Expectations: Listen and Follow the Instructions from the teacher and the lecture. You are going to get a Python Textbook and read the Chapter 2 "Getting Started"
Open LAB  and/or Robot Club 
  • LAB - Duration: 30+ Min
  • Link: Robot Club Google Sites
  • Instructions & Expectations: Connect with your Robot Club Team.  You will either be working on your Robot Project or an Open Lab Project.  
    • You will need to account for your time. You will need to convince me by your form submission that you worked given the time allotted. 
    • If  you or your Robot Club Team worked on the Robot Club project, you will make sure your Robot Project Status Google docs are updated.  
    • If you worked on an Open Lab Project, you will also need to tell me about what you accomplished and what you are planning next.
  • How to Submit Assignment:   Each Student needs to account for your time.  
  • Dig Deeper: Open Lab:
Clean Up
  • Assignment - Duration: 2-10 Min
  • Instructions & Expectations: Desk cleanup, put away all projects, find your assigned job
  • How to Submit Assignment: When Complete, check yourself off on Sign Out Sheet - 2 Points


Helpful Links

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Wednesday, January 15 2020 - BriteLab trip review, Linux Shell Introduction, Open Labs

Entry Ticket  - BriteLab - What Did You Learn?
  • Assignment - Duration: 15 Min
  • Link: Google Research - Visit BriteLab 
  • Instructions & Expectations: Thinking about the filed trip to BriteLab please answer the following questions: (Write 1-2 sentences for each question - 100-200 words total)
    1. What did you find most interesting about the company, site or equipment?
    2. What was the one thing that stood out from what Robert talked about how to run or manage a company? What did you think of his management philosophy?
    3. If some one was going to quote you about your experience what would that quote be?  Jim Burnham said "some thing interesting"
    4. If you could work there, what would you like to do? What skills would you need to do it?
  • How to Submit Assignment:   Go to our Mechatronics Engineering google classroom and check the STREAM for current Entry Ticket Assignments & Questions. - 100 Points
Special Instructions or Announcements:


Get Your Raspberry Pi plugged in and booted

  • Assignment - Duration: 5 Min
  • Link: Google Research
  • Instructions & Expectations: Start doing some research on what a cover letter is and what a 
    • make sure your monitor is "on"
    • plug in USB and HDMI
    • Only The plug in the power
Programming the Raspberry Pi
  • Lecture/Presentation - Duration:  15 Min
  • Lecture Link: Raspberry Pi Getting Started - Linux Command Line
  • Instructions & Expectations: Listen and Follow the Instructions from the teacher and the lecture. You are going to get a Python Textbook and read the Chapter 2 "Getting Started"
Open LAB  and/or Robot Club 
  • LAB - Duration: 30+ Min
  • Link: Robot Club Google Sites
  • Instructions & Expectations: Connect with your Robot Club Team.  You will either be working on your Robot Project or an Open Lab Project.  
    • You will need to account for your time. You will need to convince me by your form submission that you worked given the time allotted. 
    • If  you or your Robot Club Team worked on the Robot Club project, you will make sure your Robot Project Status Google docs are updated.  
    • If you worked on an Open Lab Project, you will also need to tell me about what you accomplished and what you are planning next.
  • How to Submit Assignment:   Each Student needs to account for your time.  
  • Dig Deeper: Open Lab:
Clean Up
  • Assignment - Duration: 2-10 Min
  • Instructions & Expectations: Desk cleanup, put away all projects, find your assigned job
  • How to Submit Assignment: When Complete, check yourself off on Sign Out Sheet - 2 Points


Helpful Links

Monday, January 13, 2020

Monday, January 13 2020 - Getting Started with Linux

Entry Ticket  - Why Did These Companies Not Make It?
  • Assignment - Duration: 15 Min
  • Link: Google Research - Read Remembering robotics companies we lost in 2019
  • Instructions & Expectations: Start doing some research on why these companies did not make it.  What is the common theme?  Why is a "Good Idea" not good enough?
    • Read the article, and pick 2-3 companies to comment on.  Write 100-200 words about why you think they did not make it.  What could / Should they have done different?
  • How to Submit Assignment:   Go to our Mechatronics Engineering google classroom and check the STREAM for current Entry Ticket Assignments & Questions. - 100 Points
Special Instructions or Announcements:


Get Your Raspberry Pi plugged in and booted

  • Assignment - Duration: 5 Min
  • Link: Google Research
  • Instructions & Expectations: Start doing some research on what a cover letter is and what a 
    • make sure your monitor is "on"
    • plug in USB and HDMI
    • Only The plug in the power
Work On Pool Room - 15 min

  • Instructions & Expectations: Listen and Follow the Instructions from the teacher
Programming the Raspberry Pi
  • Lecture/Presentation - Duration:  20 Min
  • Lecture Link: Raspberry Pi Getting Started - Linux Command Line
  • Instructions & Expectations: Listen and Follow the Instructions from the teacher and the lecture. You are going to get a Python Textbook and read the Chapter 2 "Getting Started"
  • Lecture/Presentation - Duration:  40 Min
  • Lecture Link: Raspberry Pi Getting Started - Welcome To The Linux Shell
  • Instructions & Expectations: Listen and Follow the Instructions from the teacher and the lecture. You are going to get a Python Textbook and read the Chapter 2 "Getting Started"
Open LAB  and/or Robot Club 
  • LAB - Duration: 30+ Min
  • Link: Robot Club Google Sites
  • Instructions & Expectations: Connect with your Robot Club Team.  You will either be working on your Robot Project or an Open Lab Project.  
    • You will need to account for your time. You will need to convince me by your form submission that you worked given the time allotted. 
    • If  you or your Robot Club Team worked on the Robot Club project, you will make sure your Robot Project Status Google docs are updated.  
    • If you worked on an Open Lab Project, you will also need to tell me about what you accomplished and what you are planning next.
  • How to Submit Assignment:   Each Student needs to account for your time.  
  • Dig Deeper: Open Lab:
Clean Up
  • Assignment - Duration: 2-10 Min
  • Instructions & Expectations: Desk cleanup, put away all projects, find your assigned job
  • How to Submit Assignment: When Complete, check yourself off on Sign Out Sheet - 2 Points


Helpful Links

Friday, January 10, 2020

Friday, January 10 2020 - Getting Started with Linux

Mechatronics Engineering Google Site

Entry Ticket  - Get Your Raspberry Pi plugged in and booted
  • Assignment - Duration: 5 Min
  • Link: Google Research
  • Instructions & Expectations: Start doing some research on what a cover letter is and what a 
    • make sure your monitor is "on"
    • plug in USB and HDMI
    • Only The plug in the power

Special Instructions or Announcements:


Programming the Raspberry Pi
  • Lecture/Presentation - Duration:  15 Min
  • Lecture Link: Raspberry Pi Getting Started - Linux Command Line
  • Instructions & Expectations: Listen and Follow the Instructions from the teacher and the lecture. You are going to get a Python Textbook and read the Chapter 2 "Getting Started"

Open LAB  and/or Robot Club 
  • LAB - Duration: 30+ Min
  • Link: Robot Club Google Sites
  • Instructions & Expectations: Connect with your Robot Club Team.  You will either be working on your Robot Project or an Open Lab Project.  
    • You will need to account for your time. You will need to convince me by your form submission that you worked given the time allotted. 
    • If  you or your Robot Club Team worked on the Robot Club project, you will make sure your Robot Project Status Google docs are updated.  
    • If you worked on an Open Lab Project, you will also need to tell me about what you accomplished and what you are planning next.
  • How to Submit Assignment:   Each Student needs to account for your time.  
  • Dig Deeper: Open Lab:
Clean Up
  • Assignment - Duration: 2-10 Min
  • Instructions & Expectations: Desk cleanup, put away all projects, find your assigned job
  • How to Submit Assignment: When Complete, check yourself off on Sign Out Sheet - 2 Points


Helpful Links

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Thursday, January 9 2020 - Cover Letters

Mechatronics Engineering Google Site

Entry Ticket  - Cover Letters
  • Assignment - Duration: 10 Min
  • Link: Google Research
  • Instructions & Expectations: Start doing some research on what a cover letter is and what a good cover letter looks like.
  • In a Google Doc:
    • Find 2 Website about Cover Letter:
      • Find 2 websites that explain how to create a great cover letter.  List the website links
      • In 2-3 Sentences (for each website) write why you like the information presented, or what you thought was the most useful
    • Find 2 good examples of a Cover Letter. List the website links

Special Instructions or Announcements:


Map-In - Cover Letter Workshop
  • Lecture/Presentation - Duration:  60 Min
  • Lecture Link: Map-In Cover Letter Slides
  • Instructions & Expectations: Listen and Follow the Instructions given by the Map-In Representative.  You will want your Engineering Notebooks to take notes.
  • Anatomage - Kingston Yi
Programming the Raspberry Pi
  • Lecture/Presentation - Duration:  15 Min
  • Lecture Link: Raspberry Pi Getting Started
  • Instructions & Expectations: Listen and Follow the Instructions from the teacher and the lecture. You are going to get a Python Textbook and read the Preface, Introduction and Chapter 1 "Introduction"
Work On Pool Room - 20-30 min
  • Instructions & Expectations: Listen and Follow the Instructions from the teacher

Open LAB  and/or Robot Club 
  • LAB - Duration: 30+ Min
  • Link: Robot Club Google Sites
  • Instructions & Expectations: Connect with your Robot Club Team.  You will either be working on your Robot Project or an Open Lab Project.  
    • You will need to account for your time. You will need to convince me by your form submission that you worked given the time allotted. 
    • If  you or your Robot Club Team worked on the Robot Club project, you will make sure your Robot Project Status Google docs are updated.  
    • If you worked on an Open Lab Project, you will also need to tell me about what you accomplished and what you are planning next.
  • How to Submit Assignment:   Each Student needs to account for your time.  
  • Dig Deeper: Open Lab:
Clean Up
  • Assignment - Duration: 2-10 Min
  • Instructions & Expectations: Desk cleanup, put away all projects, find your assigned job
  • How to Submit Assignment: When Complete, check yourself off on Sign Out Sheet - 2 Points


Helpful Links