Gary Jones came into the lab to revive an oldie-but-goodie teacher demonstration: Lifting the teacher’s car using a lever. He came into the lab during his free period to cut the wood, and had students calculate where the fulcrum should be to lift the car. Then they went out to the parking lot to try … More Science Students Lift a Car!
Oculus Go has joined the list of lab materials ready for testing and check out by the teachers. Thus far, World Religion teachers have shown the most interest in using this VR tool to enhance curriculum, so we are on the hunt for great, immersive religious experiences on the web. (Comment with your favorite VR … More Oculus Go
At the end of each semester, the innovation managers (with the help of a few classes 🙂 reorganize and restock the entire lab. One job we are doing for the first time is cleaning out the 3D printer bath, also known as the SCA-1200HT. This support cleaning apparatus has worked really well for us but … More Lab Clean Up- 3D Printer Bath
Over the weekend, an upright piano was delivered to the MS Innovation Lab. It’s for a Spanish-Art-History-Service class project (Ms. Orsini, Baker, Glass, and Campbell). They will re-paint it in the spirit and interests Plaza Fiesta. It’s part of a long standing program by Play Me Again Pianos. Pianos can be found all over Atlanta … More PIANO in the Lab!
6th grade students in Ms. Veatch and Ms. Gayanillo’s World Cultures classes came to the lab this week to bring life their Latin America project. Students selected a country, and made a cardboard cut out using Adobe Illustrator and the laser cutter. Then students studied the country, and found a unique feature to put on … More Latin America Project
In 7th grade Human Biology, students study the cells, tissues, and organs that make us who we are, but they also study basic first aid and rescue skills to help others. Ellen LaGrone, the school’s head nurse, asked if we could make arm models for a tourniquet practice session with facilities and security staff on … More Building Models for First Aid/Tourniquet Practice
To celebrate the Day of the Dead, students came to the Innovation Lab. The final display is on the second floor, outside of Ms. Martin’s office.