Monthly Archives: March 2013

March 24, 2013 Last Day of March Session

Today was the last day of research before heading home.  Teachers and scientists helped each group set goals for the rest of the projects.  Students, teachers, and scientists are excited about their research and look forward to continuing the projects … Continue reading

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CONN 3/24/13 The End is Here!

After four days here at CVI working on our project, the session is ending and we are all about to leave until April 24.

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End of Session 1, Thanks Josh!

On the second day of YSDE Josh was talking to us about what we were going to do through the day, and in this talk a Space Turtle came up.  Now obviously that is a little far fetched, but lets … Continue reading

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Washburn Group – 3/23

  Day four: We continued our internet research today, and gathered more information on the cost and practicability of solar in West Virginia. After we completed our computer research, we migrated outside and worked with our solar panels again. There … Continue reading

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Washburn

Day 5. Today, the weather is cloudy 87% coverage, humidity of 66%, and UV of 3.  All three of these factors influence how much power in watts we will receive in the solar panels.  We will test how the cloud affects the wattage … Continue reading

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Team Lowe – Session 1 Day 4

For our research, today, we had to leave the safety of our lab and venture to the great outdoors! We went to the Black Water Sledding Park to test the effects of friction on velocity.  To get down the hill, … Continue reading

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March 23, 2013 NSDE Last Full Day of March Session

Even though it was still cold outside, the sun decided to come out and give the research groups an opportunity to collect data and work on the projects outside.  One of the groups was able to go sleigh riding which gave them opportunity to … Continue reading

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CONN 3/23/13 You’ve Got Mail!

One might think that it sounds really complicated to program an arduino board to send someone an email alert….and they’d be right! After completing a successful alarm system yesterday, today our job was to program in the emailing feature!

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Team Durrance: Shelter in Place

On the 23 of March, we split up into teams according to area of expertise, the sling shot, debris hut, and ultimately fire making.

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CONN 3/22/13 Circuts, Sirens, and Lights. Oh my!

Yesterday was about exploring our arduino’s possibilties; today was about putting them to work! After collaborating with eachother to design our S.H.I.E.L.D. alarm circuit, we began to actually build it.

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