Physical Science Challenge #1


#1

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  1. Which challenge question did you chose, and why?
  2. URL for public link.
  3. What did you struggle with most?
  4. Is there anything else you still need help with?

#2
  1. I chose the easy challenge because I’m not teaching this subject material.
  2. http://www.slnova.org/Pullmann/projects/114745/
  3. I didn’t struggle with any of this.
  4. No, thank you.

#3

I picked the first one because I still struggle with this. http://www.slnova.org/Mortensen/projects/117835/ I struggle with the patience to get the modules to run correctly. I just need to keep practicing the modules.


#4

I chose the easy one, this is not taught at the 6th grade level.

http://www.slnova.org/kimmelce42/projects/122958/

No struggles.


#5

I chose the easy challenge as I needed a refresher.
http://www.slnova.org/shemerson/projects/80216/
The coding is always a struggle. It reinforces why partner programming is such a great idea to implement with students!
Yep…help is always good!


#6

I’d be willing to help or give suggestions but I can’t view your project. If you put it in your SLNova ‘public gallery’ I could take a look at the code.

Paige, Project GUTS facilitator


#7

Challenge 1
http://www.slnova.org/dawn.monson/projects/96734/
This one was easier because I was use to working with it in class.


#8

Easy challenge.
http://www.slnova.org/elward/projects/78474/
I struggle remembering what I have learned during the training.


#9

I chose easy because I am not teaching this one and have never been trained on this module.
http://www.slnova.org/wellalan/projects/156415/


#10

http://www.slnova.org/jstrader11/projects/98934/

I did the easy because I don’t understand this topic as I don’t teach it.


#11
  1. I chose the easy challenge because I am not familiar with the chemical reaction.
  2. http://www.slnova.org/kenneth2.williams/projects/179705/
  3. Reading the code to find what to copy to complete the challenge.
  4. How to adapt the reaction to other chemical reactions.

#12

I chose the first one because I couldn’t get it or something like it, to work during the training session.
http://www.slnova.org/mann_d/projects/180949/
I struggled with figuring out that I needed to actually write the code instead of copying it in order for it to work. After that, it worked as expected.
Probably on the more advanced challenges.


#13

http://www.slnova.org/TeacherCervantes/projects/180980/

I did the easier one because I could not figure out the other ones.

I guess I need help on the harder one.


#14
  1. First challenge again. Thought about the medium and difficult challenges but there seems to be such a gap between the easy challenge of creating new copper strips and turning the water blue without using the three different breeds.
  2. http://www.slnova.org/cristine_maisano/projects/181029/
  3. I spent a good amount of time trying to understand the base model which I think helped when it was time to create the additional strips. I found copying and pasting the code easy to do but cumbersome and requiring more patience than brains - I wondered if there was an easier way to do this besides the numerous lines of repetitive code where I just changed the x coordinates.
  4. Probably need some assistance trying to get the harder challenges done - I thought about the nested logic but couldn’t seem to make it work in my head so I didn’t want to jump off the deep end.

#15

I added an additional copper strip. I needed to add a second widget that said to add another strip. This is difficult mainly for the complexity of the model.


#16

I chose the medium challenge because we had already done the extra copper strips in our class. It was tough because I didn’t really understand the chemistry behind it. I’m not totally sure I got it right, but I’ve got things changing colors and I’ll take it! :smile:

http://www.slnova.org/edavis77/projects/188539/


#17

http://www.slnova.org/kndoyle/projects/196637/ I chose the easier one because I definately needed a refresher course on this activity.


#18

http://www.slnova.org/hahnhawk89/projects/196668/

I added two more copper strips. I tried placing them at different angles but it always seemed to land outside of space land. I also added a color change, but I need to work on the code to be sure it turns completely blue.


#19

I have not spent much time exploring physical science models – so I decided to complete the easy simulation. I moved the “copper strip” from the right side of the space land to the center. After reviewing the code - I am confident I will be able to add a new “copper strip”. I am still having issues creating "action buttons” that can be utilized to add a new strip. How will I be able to add an “action button” to toggle between a “copper strip” and a new “metal strip”.

http://www.slnova.org/masantana/projects/198351/


#20
  1. I chose the easy challenge because I am having a difficult time.
  2. http://www.slnova.org/MrsPiper213/projects/198359/
  3. I am struggling the most with finding the right pieces to put in place to make the simulation work. I can’t seem to remember how to read the code. I am not teaching this to my students because the class that I thought I would have was taken away from me (due to scheduling conflicts with other teachers.)
  4. I would love to remember how to copy and paste code.