Daily Assignments

Week 1
Monday 9-6-10 No School

Tuesday 9-7-10 Rules and Cad Commands

Wednesday 9-8-10 Cad Command AutoCAD 2011 Do Drawings 1 and 2 2-30.jpg

Thursday 9-9-10 Continue doing drawings 1 and 2 from Wednesday. We will review cad commands after finishing drawings. Here is the link to get the invite for AutoCAD 2011 or other software that you need. (Educational use only) If you don't have an email you can open up a gmail account through google.
http://students.autodesk.com/?nd=or&id=9613&ic=1ntftPpECm

Friday 9-10-10 Cad Commands. Work on Wiki pages and Tech Talk Idea to show the class (see following schedule)
We are looking for a new technology, new invention, new software, intersting news article related to CAD or Design. Be creative! 2 min. approx. at the beginning of the class period. Put the information on your wikipage in an organized manner with all of the links and information ready.

Week 2

Monday 9-13-10 Tech Talk Continue working on CAD commands. Do drawings 3 and 4 on 3-42 One view drawings no dimesioning.
3-42_one_view_new.jpg

Tuesday 9-14-10 Tech Talk CAD command review Do drawings 1 and 2 on 5-29 3 view orthographic no dimensioning.
5-29_3_view_ortho.jpg

Wednesday 9-15-10 Tech Talk Cad Commands review and finish up other drawings

Thursday 9-16-10 Tech Talk Cad Commands review Do drawings 3 and 4 on 5-30 5-30_ortho_3_view_new.jpg

Friday 9-17-10 Tech Talk CAD commands rewiew Finish drawings


Week 3

Monday 9-20-10 Work on Learning PowerDraft software (see homepage for pdf file for text book reference)

Tuesday 9-21-10 Work on Learning PowerDraft software (see homepage for pdf file for text book reference)

Wednesday 9-22-10 Work on Learning PowerDraft software (see homepage for pdf file for text book reference)

Thursday 9-23-10 Work on Learning PowerDraft software (see homepage for pdf file for text book reference)

Friday 9-24-10 Work on Learning PowerDraft software (see homepage for pdf file for text book reference)

Week 4
After Tech Talk Check out this cool animation Animation

Monday 9-27-10 Work on Power Draft complete the following drawings with power draft.
1. 3 View drawings with full dimensioning of the following page. Mech_CAD_Chap_7_DWG.jpg
2. Section_Views.jpg Do problems 11-30 as a full section with 3 views fully dimensioned. Do Problem 11-34 as Half Section 2 view drawing fully dimensioned.
3. Pattern_Developments.jpg Do problems #8 funnel, #9 Roof flange, #14 Roof Flange, Design your own dust pan (show me a sketch first).
4. Auxillary_Views.jpg Do #3 with partial top view and front view fully dimensioned. Do #4 with top and partial front view fully dimensioned.
5. 3D_Drawings.jpg Do both 3D drawings using AutoCAD. Solid Modeling.

Tuesday 9-28-10 Work on Drawings from Monday

Wednesday 9-29-10 Work on Drawings from Monday

Thursday 9-30-10 Drawing packet.

Friday 10-1-10 Work on Drawing packet

Week 5

Monday 10-4-10 Work on dwg packet with power draft


Tuesday 10-5-10 Inventor Review

Wednesday 10-6-10 Inventor Review Continue on Drawing packet with 3D drawings.

Thurday 10-7-10 Bridge building MDOT TRAC Look at information for the competition. See left hand side of wiki. Send in Team names and register today.

Friday 10-8-10 MDOT Trac information


Week 6
Tech Talks all week
Monday 10-11-10 Work on Model Smart Bridge building program

Tuesday 10-12-10 Work on Model Smart Bridge building program Start to film all of the project work and drawings.

Wednesday 10-13-10 Work on Model Smart and try to insert pictures into the background.

Thursday 10-14-10 Work on West Point Bridge designer

Friday 10-15-10 Work on West Point Bridge designer

Week 7

Monday 10-18-10 West Point Bridge designer

Tuesday 10-19-10West Point Bridge designer

Wednesday 10-20-10 Work on Model Smart . Tech Talk today.

Thursday 10-21-10 Work on West Point Bridge designer

Friday 10-22-10 Work on West Point Bridge designer

Week 8
Check out this link for Suspension Bridges and cool videos http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/bridge/build.html and information about the physics http://www.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/2001/5/01.05.08.x.html#a
Monday 10-25-10 Bridge designs Work on Deflection Formulas for Bridge building Kit. Test Balsa Wood @10" and @ 20" lengths

Tuesday 10-26-10 3D Model Smart Bridge program and practice bridge designs

Wednesday 10-27-10 Bridge designs research and practice

Thursday 10-28-10 Bridge designs

Friday 10-29-10 Bridge designs Work on Deflection Formulas for Bridge building Kit.

Week 9

Monday 11-1-10 Bridge designs research and practice www.trac.net Work on organizing groups to do jobs on the presentation and reports.

Tuesday 11-2-10 Bridge designs research and practice

Wednesday 11-3-10 Bridge designs research and practice

Thurdsay 11-4-10 Bridge designs research and practice

Friday 11-5-10 Mr. Marlor from NMU statics class visit to talk about structures.

Week 10

Monday 11-8-10 Start testing of bridge designs

Tuesday 11-9-10 Start Looking at Suspension Bridge sites and research.

Wednesday 11-10-10 Start Looking at Suspension Bridge sites and research.

Thursday 11-11-10 Start Looking at Suspension Bridge sites and research.

Friday 11-12-10 Professional Development for teachers No school for students

Week 11

Monday 11-15-10 Professional Development

Tuesday 11-16-10 Work on Bridge trusses

Wednesday 11-17-10 Work on Bridge trusses.

Thursday 11-18-10 Work on Bridge trusses.

Friday 11-19-10 Work on Bridge trusses
Week 12

Monday 11-22-10 Bridge construction practice and testing.

Tuesday 11-23-10 Work on Bridge trusses.

Wednesday 11-24-10 Work on Bridge trusses

Thursday 11-25-10 Thanksgiving break Go Lions!!!!!!!!!!!.

Friday 11-26-10 Thanksgiving break

Week 13

Monday 11-29-10 Bridge construction practice and testing.

Tuesday 11-30-10 Start Looking at Suspension Bridge sites and research.

Wednesday 12-1-10 Start Looking at Suspension Bridge sites and research.

Thursday 12-2-10 Go to NMU Skill Center to meet with Mr. Marlor and his class to watch them break balsa wood bridges.

Friday 12-3-10 Bridge construction and work on our reports.

Week 14

Monday 12-6-10 Test Bridges today. Bridge construction practice and testing. Work on 3d Power Draft Software

Tuesday 12-7-10 Start Looking at Suspension Bridge sites and research.

Wednesday 12-8-10 Start Looking at Suspension Bridge sites and research.

Thursday 12-9-10 Work on Bridge construction

Friday 12-10-10 Bridge construction and work on our reports.

Week 15

Monday 12-13-10 Reports and Drawings rough draft done this week.

Tuesday 12-14-10 Reports and Drawings rough draft done this week.

Wednesday 12-15-10 Reports and Drawings rough draft done this week.

Thursday 12-16-10 Reports and Drawings rough draft done this week.

Friday 12-17-10 Reports and Drawings rough draft done this week.

Week 16

Monday 12-20-10 Work on Bridge construction, Video and Report

Tuesday 12-21-10 Work on Bridge construction, Video and Report
Wednesday 12-22-10 Work on Bridge construction, Video and Report Merry Christmas!!!!

Week 17
Monday 1-3-11 Work on Bridge construction, Video and Report


Tuesday 1-4-11 Work on Bridge construction, Video and Report
Wednesday 1-5-11 Work on Bridge construction, Video and Report

Thursday 1-6-11 Work on Bridge construction, Video and Report

Friday 1-7-11 Work on Bridge construction, Video and Report



Week 18
Monday 1-10-11 Work on Bridge construction, Video and Report

Tuesday 1-11-11 Work on Bridge construction, Video and Report


Wednesday 1-12-11 Work on Bridge construction, Video and Report

Thursday 1-13-11 Work on Bridge construction, Video and Report

Friday 1-14-11 Work on Bridge construction, Video and Report



Week 19

Monday 1-17-11 Finish Proposal, Videos, Business Cards, and Bridge drawings



Tuesday 1-18-11 Exams
Wednesday 1-19-11 Exams



Thursday 1-20-11 Exams


Friday 1-21-11 Finish rough draft of Proposal, Videos, Business Cards, and Bridge drawings Today



Week 20
Monday 1-24-11 Final copies of all proposal due Thursday Tuesday 1-25-11 Work on Proposal and drawings

Wednesday 1-26-11 Work on Proposal and drawings


Thursday 1-27-11 Work on Proposal and drawings
Friday 1-28-11 Professional Development no school for students


Week 21

Monday 1-31-11 Print CD Covers, Finalize proposals and print, Videos are done and Cd's made, Business cards are done and printed, Drawings are done and printed

Tuesday 2-1-11 Send out proposals

Wednesday 2-2-11 Start working on National Contest and revising our original state copy to the national standards. Start revising drawings for the national competition.

Thursday 2-3-11 Work on National Proposal

Friday 2-4-11 Work on National Proposal


Week 22
Monday 2-7-11 Work on National Proposal


Tuesday 2-8-11 Work on National Proposal

Wednesday 2-9-11 Start working on National Contest and revising our original state copy to the national standards. Start revising drawings for the national competition.

Thursday 2-10-11 Work on National Proposal

Friday 2-11-11 Work on National Proposal


Week 23

Monday 2-14-11 Work on National Proposal

Tuesday 2-15-11 Work on National Proposal

Wednesday 2-16-11 Work on National Proposal

Thursday 2-17-11 Winter Carnival

Friday 2-18-11 PD Day

Week 24
Monday 2-21-11 Finalize National Bridge Reports

Tuesday 2-22-11 Finalize Video
Wednesday 2-23-11 Send out Proposal
Thursday 2-24-11 Work on Power Points and Speeches for states
Friday 2-25-11 Work on Power Points and Speeches for states
Week 25

Monday 2-28-11 Work on Power Points and Speeches for states

Tuesday 3-1-11 Work on Power Points and Speeches for states

Wednesday 3-2-11 Work on Power Points and Speeches for states

Thursday 3-3-11 Work on Power Points and Speeches for states

Friday 3-4-11 Work on Power Points and Speeches for states


Week 26
Monday 3-7-11 Work on Power Points and Speeches for states

Tuesday 3-8-11 Work on Power Points and Speeches for states

Wednesday 3-9-11 Work on Power Points and Speeches for states

Thursday 3-10-11 Work on Power Points and Speeches for states

Friday 3-11-11 Work on Power Points and Speeches for states

Week 27

Monday 3-14-11 Finish Construction of Bridges and Practice PowerPoint Presentations

Tuesday 3-15-11 Finish Construction of Bridges and Practice PowerPoint Presentations

Wednesday 3-16-11 Finish Construction of Bridges and Practice PowerPoint Presentations

Thursday 3-17-11 Finish Construction of Bridges and Practice PowerPoint Presentations

Friday 3-18-11 Finish Construction of Bridges and Practice PowerPoint Presentations


Week 28
Monday 3-21-11 Finish bridges this week and Practice PowerPoint Presentations

Tuesday 3-22-11 Finish bridges this week and Practice Power Points

Wednesday 3-23-11 Leave for Lansing for State Bridge Competition

Thursday 3-24-11 In Lansing for Bridge Competition

Friday 3-25-11 No school PD day for teachers


Week 29


Monday 3-28-11 Start working on Design for National (2 teams qualified for nationals)

Tuesday 3-29-11 Start working on Design for Nationals update powerpoint

Wednesday 3-30-11 Start working on Design for National Start working on a design for the backdrop for table presentations

Thursday 3-31-11 Start working on Design for National Start working on a design for the backdrop for table presentations


Friday 4-1-11 Start working on Design for Nationals

Week 30

Monday 4-11-11 Work on Table Presentation, Power Points, and Bridge Designs


Tuesday 4-12-11 Work on Table Presentation, Power Points, and Bridge Designs

Wednesday 4-13-11 Work on Table Presentation, Power Points, and Bridge Designs


Thursday 4-14-11 Work on Table Presentation, Power Points, and Bridge Designs


Friday 4-15-11 Work on Table Presentation, Power Points, and Bridge Designs



Week 31

Monday 4-18-11 Work on Table Presentation, Power Points, and Bridge Designs

Tuesday 4-19-11 Work on Table Presentation, Power Points, and Bridge Designs

Wednesday 4-20-11 Work on Table Presentation, Power Points, and Bridge Designs

Thursday 4-21-11 Work on Table Presentation, Power Points, and Bridge Designs

Friday 4-22-11 Work on Table Presentation, Power Points, and Bridge Designs


Week 32

Monday 4-25-11 Easter Monday No School Today

Tuesday 4-26-11 Table presentations are finished work on bridge construction and power points

Wednesday 4-27-11 work on bridge construction and power points

Thursday 4-28-11 work on bridge construction and power points

Friday 4-29-11 work on bridge construction and power points

Week 33
Monday 5-2-11 3 Teams qualified for NATIONALS Heading to Las Vegas for the competitions.

Tuesday 5-3-11 National competition

Wednesday 5-4-11 Return from Nationals

Thursday 5-5-11 Compile all information and print state and National proposals

Friday 5-6-11 Clean up room and pack tools for next year

Week 34

Monday 5-9-11 Get all pics and drawings organized from competition

Tuesday 5-10-11 Competition organization

Wednesday 5-11-11 Pics organized from trip

Thursday 5-12-11 Work on AutoCad Drawings Ortho, Section View, Auxillary, Iso, 3D,

Friday 5-13-11 Work on AutoCad Drawings Ortho, Section View, Auxillary, Iso, 3D,

Week 35
Monday 5-16-11 Work on AutoCad Drawings Ortho, Section View, Auxillary, Iso, 3D,

Tuesday 5-17-11 Work on AutoCad Drawings Ortho, Section View, Auxillary, Iso, 3D,

Wednesday 5-11-11 Work on AutoCad Drawings Ortho, Section View, Auxillary, Iso, 3D,

Thursday 5-18-11 Inventor drawings

Friday 5-19-11 Inventor drawings


Week 36
Monday 5-22-11 Drawings in Inventor

Tuesday 5-23-11 Drawings in Inventor Bike drawing

Wednesday 5-24-11 Drawings in Inventor

Thursday 5-25-11 Inventor drawings

Friday 5-26-11 Inventor drawings

Week 37

Monday 5-30-11 No School Today

Tuesday 5-31-11 Grade all Drawings today work on Bike drawing

Wednesday 6-1-11 Continue Bike drawing in Solid Works if finished in Inventor

Thursday 6-2-11 Continue on Bike drawing

Friday 6-3-11 Finish bike drawing