Learning 3D Modeling Basics, Autodesk Fusion 360

  It’s January 17th and 17 degrees outside.. feels like 1°. Today marks the third snow day for the 2017-2018 academic year. There are a lot of online learning tools to try, and after freezing outside for the obligatory ‘Yay, it’s a snow day!!’ picture, I decided to try out Autodesk Fusion 360. Many of … More Learning 3D Modeling Basics, Autodesk Fusion 360

Quick Steam Lessons for Advisor’s Choice

At Westminster, we have 45 minute “Advisor’s Choice” sessions with homeroom groups (about 8-10 students each) a few times a month, and like every school, we also sometimes have wonky schedules. If you’re looking for something different, consider checking out Steam Lab equipment for the class period! Mrs. Weininger used her extra class yesterday to … More Quick Steam Lessons for Advisor’s Choice

Math Patterns Project

Patterns are found everywhere: in nature, in structure, and especially in a well crafted designs! This week, 7th Grade Math came into the Innovation Lab to test their pattern making skills! While some chose to make light displays, others made patterns in cupcake decoration designs, and even elephant’s toothpaste recipes!  Here are a few of the … More Math Patterns Project

Crazy for Cricut!

A few weeks ago, my sister-in-law made me this tumbler with my name and school logo on it. How did she make those amazing stickers? The Cricut machine! After testing out one, we ordered 2 more! I had my 7th grade science students use the Cricut Air to make lettering, stencils, and cut-outs for their … More Crazy for Cricut!