Monthly Archives: February 2009
Once again, two days of exploring light, reflections, mylar, mechanical movement, and caustics exemplified by one particularly playful and delightful final contraption. It’s a disco light! You can read more about this activity in these posts.
Three days of tinkering with Tibetan monks condensed in three minutes of video. Enjoy! You can read all about the cardboard automata activity, as we implemented with with the monks, in these posts.
Even the best workshops, sadly, have to come to an end sooner or later. Setting off the chain reaction machine marked the culmination and final act of 10 days of work with some inspiring and dedicated students. On our last … Continue reading
When facilitating construction-based activities like the chain reaction, we often speculate about the learner’s thinking and progression of ideas. We make assumptions about their decisions, new ideas, and problem solving techniques through their words, and the artifacts that they create. … Continue reading