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Chiddix Junior High School

-Mr. Smith-


Design & Modeling

Students follow the Engineering Design Process to build prototypes out of everyday household materials. Students build an ankle brace, wooden puzzle cube and a therapeutic toy.  Students also get an introduction to 3D drawing on paper and online

App Creators

Students use MIT App Inventor to program & create a variety of apps. Students will create apps that solve real world problems in some of the following categories: 

  • Health
  • School Culture

  • Environment

  • Education

  • Community service

  • Emergency preparedness

  • Entertainment


Automation & Robotics

Students build simple machines, add gears, and learn how torque and speed are related.  Students are able to program machines to complete various tasks.

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