General Exploration/Maker 9 is a course that has been specifically designed to complement Ms Watt’s Math/Science 9 classes during Semester 1 through hands on using a variety of software, tools and equipment. Students will use 3D printers and a laser engraver, learn to solder and make a small electronic circuit board, use VexIQ robotics, and build using a variety of woodworking tools and equipment.
Traveling Distance/Turning Calculations
VEX IQ Autonomous Challenge
Breadboarding – Student Answer Booklet – You will be given this.
DON’T lose it as it is used for marking purposes.
Lab #1 – How resistors works (more info..)
Lab #2 – Potentiometers (more info..)
Lab #3 – Photocells (more info..)
Lab #4 – Diodes (more info..)
Lab #5 – Capacitors (more info..)
Lab #6 – Transitors (more info..)
Lab #7 – Automatic Night Light
Lab #8 – Flashing Lights
Bonus Lab – 2 LED Decision Maker
This project is used as an introduction to using woodworking machinery (Jointer, Planer, Tablesaw, Mitre saw and Router). Students may even use a Laser Cutter to engrave and a CNC Router to make a more complicated shape.
Checker Board Procedure
Checker Board – Inventor Part 1
Checker Board – Inventor Part 2
Checker Board – Inventor Part 3
Checker Board – Inventor Part 4
Checker Board – Inventor Part 5 (Drawing)
Use the following tutorials to learn how to draw and then cut material on the Vinyl Sign Cutter to create a 2 colour sticker or a t-shirt. A t-shirt and the material cost extra.