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The Fall 2012 semester of [[ENGR215 Introduction to Design]] is working with [http://www.laureltreelc.org/ Laurel Tree Charter School] to design and build green educational infrastructure and apparatuses that supports K-12 education at their Arcata, CA location.
 
The Fall 2012 semester of [[ENGR215 Introduction to Design]] is working with [http://www.laureltreelc.org/ Laurel Tree Charter School] to design and build green educational infrastructure and apparatuses that supports K-12 education at their Arcata, CA location.
  
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* Low embedded energy, natural, beautiful way to cook pizza, e.g., cobb oven
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File:Red_Quartz_Crystal.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Laurel Tree Charter School energy use visualization|Energy use visualization]]'''</center></big> Method to creatively visualize school energy use.
* Apparatus that uses surprise to teach Newton’s laws for high school
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File:Blenderdope.png|<big><center>'''[[Laurel Tree Charter School human powered blender|Human powered blender]]'''</center></big> Two person human powered blender device
* Low embedded energy, natural, beautiful bench for primary students
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File:Balloonrocket.JPG|<big><center>'''[[Laurel Tree Charter School Newton's laws of motion apparatuses|Newton's laws of motion apparatuses]]'''</center></big> Three devices to teach Newton's laws of motion using mystery
* Apparatus that uses surprise to teach series versus parallel wiring for 7th-8th
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File:Onderdonksbox.JPG|<big><center>'''[[Laurel Tree Charter School onderdonk's box|Electrical wiring aparatus]]'''</center></big> Device to teach series and parallel wiring using intrigue
* Visually monitoring the electrical energy use at the school
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File:Newell_oven_3.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Laurel Tree Charter School ovenly inferno|Earthen oven]]'''</center></big> Earthen oven for making pizza
* Human powered blender for K-12
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File:Applying_Plaster_to_Earthbags_Bench.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Laurel Tree Charter School three scoops three flavors benches|Interactive green benches]]'''</center></big> Amphitheater of three interactive green benches
* Primary school garden to kitchen infrastructure
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File:Projdescbeds.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Laurel Tree Charter School project growth garden|Primary garden to kitchen]]'''</center></big> Garden beds for primary students to grow veggies for the kitchen
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[[Category:Laurel Tree Charter School]]

Revision as of 03:35, 6 December 2012

Background and Mission

Laurel Tree Charter School is a Kindergarten through 12th grade school focused on "creating the education we want for our children." The Laurel Tree Charter School is located 4555 Valley West Blvd in Arcata, CA.

Mission: Laurel Tree's Mission is to create a sustainable model of education which provides all students with accessible curriculum, based on college preparatory standards, while developing life and social skills in a mixed age setting.

Projects

The Fall 2012 semester of ENGR215 Introduction to Design is working with Laurel Tree Charter School to design and build green educational infrastructure and apparatuses that supports K-12 education at their Arcata, CA location.