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==Background and Mission==
 
==Background and Mission==
[http://www.laureltreelc.org/ Laurel Tree Charter School] is a Kindergarten through 12th grade school focused on "creating the education we want for our children." The Laurel Tree Learning Center is located 4555 Valley West Blvd in Arcata, CA.
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[http://www.laureltreelc.org/ 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."''
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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.''
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==Press==
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* [http://now.humboldt.edu/news/designing-for-a-sustainable-future/ Humboldt Now: Designing for a Sustainable Future]
  
 
==Projects==
 
==Projects==
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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The Fall 2012 semester of [[ENGR215 Introduction to Design]] worked 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.
 
 
Potential projects:
 
*Low embedded energy, natural, beautiful way to cook pizza, e.g., cobb oven
 
*Apparatus that uses surprise to teach Newton’s laws for high school
 
*Low embedded energy, natural, beautiful bench for primary students
 
*Apparatus that uses surprise to teach series versus parallel wiring for 7th-8th
 
*Apparatus that uses surprise to teach work and machines for 7th-8th
 
*Visually monitoring the electrical energy use at the school
 
*Human powered blender for K-12
 
*Primary school garden to kitchen infrastructure
 
  
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<gallery caption="[[E215 Introduction to Design projects|Fall 2012 - ENGR 215 Intro to Design Projects]] - Laurel Tree Charter School">
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File:LTCSRedCrystalFinal.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Laurel Tree Charter School energy use visualization|Energy use visualization]]'''</center></big> Method to creatively visualize school energy use.
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File:LTCSHumanPowerBlenderDemo.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Laurel Tree Charter School human powered blender|Human powered blender]]'''</center></big> Two person human powered blender device
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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
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File:Onderdonksbox.JPG|<big><center>'''[[Laurel Tree Charter School onderdonk's box|Electrical wiring apparatus]]'''</center></big> Device to teach series and parallel wiring using intrigue
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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
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File:LTCSAwesomeBenches.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Laurel Tree Charter School three scoops three flavors benches|Interactive green benches]]'''</center></big> Amphitheater of three interactive green benches
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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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</gallery>
  
 
[[Category:Engr215 Introduction to Design]]
 
[[Category:Engr215 Introduction to Design]]
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[[Category:Videos]]
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[[Category:Culture and community videos]]
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[[Category:Engineering videos]]
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[[Category:K-12 education]]
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[[Category:Service learning]]
 
[[Category:Laurel Tree Charter School]]
 
[[Category:Laurel Tree Charter School]]

Latest revision as of 22:19, 1 December 2014

Background and Mission[edit]

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.

Press[edit]

Projects[edit]

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