Friday, January 24, 2020

Friday, January 24 2020 - Introduction To Python (continued)

Entry Ticket - How to Use Technology to Kill Locusts

Special Instructions or Announcements:
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Programming the Raspberry Pi
  • Lecture/Presentation - Duration:  60 Min
  • Lecture Link: Python Setup and Introduction
  • Lecture Link: Python 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 3 "Python Introduction"
  • How to Submit Assignment: In Google Classroom, submit the review and questions for chapter 3
  • Dig Deeper: Look on the Mechatronics Raspberry Pi and Python Resource page to learn more. about running Python browser based interpreters..

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 23, 2020

    Thursday, January 23 2020 - Introduction To Python (continued)

    Entry Ticket - Clean up Your Desk Area... Us Baby Wipes
    • Assignment - Duration: 5 Min
    • Instructions & Expectations: Clean up your desk area... pick up any small stuff under your desk, wipe your desk down with a Baby wipe.  

    Special Instructions or Announcements:
    Mechatronics Engineering Google Site



    Programming the Raspberry Pi
    • Lecture/Presentation - Duration:  30 Min
    • Lecture Link: Python Setup and Introduction
    • 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 3 "Python Introduction"
    • How to Submit Assignment: In Google Classroom, submit the review and questions for chapter 3
    • Dig Deeper: Look on the Mechatronics Raspberry Pi and Python Resource page to learn more. about running Python browser based interpreters..

    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 22, 2020

      Wednesday, January 22 2020 - Introduction To Python (continued)

      Entry Ticket - US Space Missions To Watch
      • Assignment - Duration: 10 Min
      • Entry Ticket Link: US Space Missions To Watch
      • Instructions & Expectations: Read and be ready to discuss

      Special Instructions or Announcements:
      Mechatronics Engineering Google Site



      Programming the Raspberry Pi
      • Lecture/Presentation - Duration:  40 Min
      • Lecture Link: Python Setup and Introduction
      • 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 3 "Python Introduction"
      • How to Submit Assignment: In Google Classroom, submit the review and questions for chapter 3
      • Dig Deeper: Look on the Mechatronics Raspberry Pi and Python Resource page to learn more. about running Python browser based interpreters..

      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

        Tuesday, January 21, 2020

        Tuesday, January 21 2020 - Introduction To Python

        Entry Ticket - Clean Up from SkillsUSA and Hydro Cars
        • Assignment - Duration: 10 Min
        • Instructions & Expectations: Do the following: Look around and clean up any Vex or Hydro Car stuff

        Special Instructions or Announcements:
        Mechatronics Engineering Google Site



        Programming the Raspberry Pi
        • Lecture/Presentation - Duration:  90 Min
        • Lecture Link: Python Setup and Introduction
        • 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 3 "Python Introduction"
        • How to Submit Assignment: In Google Classroom, submit the review and questions for chapter 3
        • Dig Deeper: Look on the Mechatronics Raspberry Pi and Python Resource page to learn more. about running Python browser based interpreters..

        Open LAB  and/or Robot Club (If there is 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 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


        Helpful Links

        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"
        • 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

        Monday, January 13, 2020

        Monday, January 13 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

        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.
        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"
        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 8, 2020

        Wednesday, January 8 2020 - Say "Hi" to a Raspberry Pi - Intro to Linux & the Raspberry Pi

        Mechatronics Engineering Google Site
        Special Instructions or Announcements:

        Entry Ticket  - Log Into Your LinkedIn Account


        Programming the Raspberry Pi

        • Lecture/Presentation - Duration:  60 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"



        Why Code?
        Code.org
        • LAB - Duration: 15 Min
        • Link: Programming Introduction - Why Code?
        • Instructions & Expectations: Follow the Instructions in the presentation to sign up for code.org.  Get Mechatronics Class Code from Instructor
        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

        Tuesday, January 7, 2020

        Tuesday, January 7 2020 - Welcome Back, Semester Plans... Why Code?

        Mechatronics Engineering Google Site
        Special Instructions:

        Welcome Back - Semester Overview


        Why Code?
        Code.org
        • LAB - Duration: 15 Min
        • Link: Programming Introduction - Why Code?
        • Instructions & Expectations: Follow the Instructions in the presentation to sign up for code.org.  Get Mechatronics Class Code from Instructor

        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