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==Background and Mission==
 
==Background and Mission==
Zane Middle School is a 6th - 8th grade STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) Magnet School located in Eureka California. In 2013. Zane partnered with [[Humboldt State University]] around STEM education. In 2014, this partnership resulted in Zane partnering with [[ENGR215 Introduction to Design]] to build sustainable infrastructure.  
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Zane Middle School is a 6th - 8th grade STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) Magnet School located in Eureka California. In 2013, Zane partnered with [[Humboldt State University]] around STEM education. In 2014, this partnership resulted in Zane partnering with [[ENGR215 Introduction to Design]] to build sustainable infrastructure. Since then, Introduction to Design and Zane Middle School have entered into a long-term partnership resulting in significant sustainable infrastructure and curriculum augmentations to Zane Middle School.
  
 
Zane's mission is "...to ensure that our students expand their knowledge and skills while enhancing their self-worth and personal responsibility within a nurturing environment that provides challenging learning opportunities tailored to the unique needs and interests of middle-level learners."
 
Zane's mission is "...to ensure that our students expand their knowledge and skills while enhancing their self-worth and personal responsibility within a nurturing environment that provides challenging learning opportunities tailored to the unique needs and interests of middle-level learners."
  
==Press==
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==Projects==
* [http://www.times-standard.com/localnews/ci_25760217/zane-middle-school-hsu-partner-engineering-projects Times-Standard: Zane Middle School, HSU partner on engineering projects]
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===Spring 2016===
* [http://www.humboldtmade.com/blogs/pat-bitton/people-powered-partnerships-humboldt Humboldt Made: People powered partnerships - Humboldt]
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The Spring 2016 semester of [[ENGR215 Introduction to Design]] worked with [https://www.facebook.com/ZaneMiddleSchool Zane Middle School] to design and build sustainable educational infrastructure and apparatuses that supports K-8 education at their Eureka, CA location.
* [http://www.eurekacityschools.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1709:zane-partners-with-hsu-engineers-to-improve-learning&catid=42&Itemid=369 Eureka City Schools: Zane Partners with HSU Engineers to Improve Learning]
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<gallery caption="[[E215 Introduction to Design projects|Spring 2016 - ENGR 215 Intro to Design Projects]] - Zane Middle School">
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File:RS Table Expanded.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School robotics table|Robotics Competition Table]]'''</center></big> A table constructed for Lego EV3 Mindstorm sumo robotics competitions.
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File:Finalduhinteractive.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School interactive watershed|Interactive Watershed]]'''</center></big> An interactive watershed model to demonstrate point and non-point pollution.
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File:Final bazooka.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School vacuum demonstration|Vacuum Bazooka]]'''</center></big> A vacuum bazooka demonstration that launches projectiles using pressure differential.
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File:Final project.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School square wheel demonstration|Square Wheels]]'''</center></big> A square wheel demonstration that challenges the norm while demonstrating mathematical concepts.
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File:Connectingsign.jpeg|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School lego makerspace|Lego Makerspace]]'''</center></big> A mobile Lego work-space with storage capacity.
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File:Permeablesampledemonstrationwmakyle.png|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School permeable pathway|Permeable Pathway]]'''</center></big> A permeable pathway connecting existing permeable and impermeable paths.
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File:CCC completecart.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School concession cart|Concession Cart]]'''</center></big> A concession cart for Zane Middle School students to use during snacktime.
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File:TsunamiSideView.JPG|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School waterfall gutter fix|Gutter Repair]]'''</center></big> An innovative solution for gutter waterfalls in the Zane Middle School quad.
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File:The Starting Box Greenhouse.jpeg|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School starter box mobile greenhouse|Mobile Greenhouse]]'''</center></big> A mobile greenhouse for students to grow their own starts.
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File:The Imagineers.jpeg|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School wedging table|Mobile Wedging Table]]'''</center></big> A mobile wedging table for the ceramics department.
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==Projects==
 
 
===Spring 2015===
 
===Spring 2015===
 
The Spring 2015 semester of [[ENGR215 Introduction to Design]] worked with [https://www.facebook.com/ZaneMiddleSchool Zane Middle School] to design and build sustainable educational infrastructure and apparatuses that supports K-8 education at their Eureka, CA location.
 
The Spring 2015 semester of [[ENGR215 Introduction to Design]] worked with [https://www.facebook.com/ZaneMiddleSchool Zane Middle School] to design and build sustainable educational infrastructure and apparatuses that supports K-8 education at their Eureka, CA location.
  
 
<gallery caption="[[E215 Introduction to Design projects|Spring 2015 - ENGR 215 Intro to Design Projects]] - Zane Middle School">
 
<gallery caption="[[E215 Introduction to Design projects|Spring 2015 - ENGR 215 Intro to Design Projects]] - Zane Middle School">
File:Imageneeded.png|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School disc golf course|Disc golf course]]'''</center></big> A short simple description is needed.
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File:DGteampic.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School disc golf course|Disc golf course]]'''</center></big> A 9-hole disc golf course created from upcycled materials.
File:Imageneeded.png|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School triangle of life|Triangle of Life]]'''</center></big> A short simple description is needed.
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File:Final_Design_Triangle_of_Life.JPG|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School triangle of life|Triangle of Life]]'''</center></big> An aesthetically pleasing landscape that serves as a hub of activity for students.
File:Imageneeded.png|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School native memorial garden|Native memorial garden]]'''</center></big> A short simple description is needed.
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File:Garden-conclusion.jpeg|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School native memorial garden|Native memorial garden]]'''</center></big> An upgrade of the memorial garden including pervious concrete paths and native plants.
File:Imageneeded.png|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School rainwater gutter fix|Rainwater gutter fix]]'''</center></big> A short simple description is needed.
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File:TeamLiveWire_Cover_Photo.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School rainwater gutter fix|Rainwater gutter fix]]'''</center></big> A simple gutter fix using upcycled street signs and designed to match the campus.
File:Imageneeded.png|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School animal visitation center|Animal visitation center]]'''</center></big> A short simple description is needed.
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File:Zane Middle School Hill.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School animal visitation center|Animal visitation center]]'''</center></big> A chicken coop and separate goat enclosure that are both designed to be inside a classroom.
File:Imageneeded.png|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School resonance demonstration|Resonance demonstration]]'''</center></big> A short simple description is needed.
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File:Zane resonance at the math fair.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School resonance demonstration|Resonance demonstration]]'''</center></big> A visual demonstration of resonance made from recycled redwood, subwoofer and metal.
File:Imageneeded.png|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School solar station|Solar station]]'''</center></big> A short simple description is needed.
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File:20150422_215257.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School solar station|Solar station]]'''</center></big> A solar powered charging station that can power robots, phones, and any USB charable device.
File:Imageneeded.png|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School probability machine GID|Probability machine]]'''</center></big> A short simple description is needed.
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File:GID_Painting3.jpg|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School probability machine GID|Probability machine]]'''</center></big> A 3ft x 5ft quincunx probability machine made from upcycled wear plates.
File:Imageneeded.png|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School Archimedes screwpump|Archimedes screwpump]]'''</center></big> A short simple description is needed.
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File:thumbnail_appropedia.png|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School Archimedes screwpump|Archimedes screwpump]]'''</center></big> A classroom device that demonstrates the engineering and science behind water transportation.
File:Imageneeded.png|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School multiple rocket launcher|Multiple rocket launcher]]'''</center></big> A short simple description is needed.
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File:MultipleRocketLauncher.png|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School multiple rocket launcher|Multiple rocket launcher]]'''</center></big> A six-shot paper rocket launcher using PVC, solenoid valves, a Schrader valvevand a bicycle pump.  
File:Imageneeded.png|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School recyclable cleaning station|Recyclable cleaning station]]'''</center></big> A short simple description is needed.
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File:P1010120.JPG|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School recyclable cleaning station|Recyclable cleaning station]]'''</center></big> A cart used to clean cafeteria recyclables.
 
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File:Final_Caddy%27s.png|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School upcycled caddy|Upcyled Caddy]]'''</center></big> A system of upcycled caddies for use in the classroom.  
 
File:Final_Caddy%27s.png|<big><center>'''[[Zane Middle School upcycled caddy|Upcyled Caddy]]'''</center></big> A system of upcycled caddies for use in the classroom.  
 
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Here is some of the press from 2014:
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* [http://www.times-standard.com/localnews/ci_25760217/zane-middle-school-hsu-partner-engineering-projects Times-Standard: Zane Middle School, HSU partner on engineering projects]
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* [http://www.humboldtmade.com/blogs/pat-bitton/people-powered-partnerships-humboldt Humboldt Made: People powered partnerships - Humboldt]
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* [http://www.eurekacityschools.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1709:zane-partners-with-hsu-engineers-to-improve-learning&catid=42&Itemid=369 Eureka City Schools: Zane Partners with HSU Engineers to Improve Learning]
  
 
[[Category:Humboldt State University]]
 
[[Category:Humboldt State University]]

Revision as of 02:56, 4 November 2016

Background and Mission

Zane Middle School is a 6th - 8th grade STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) Magnet School located in Eureka California. In 2013, Zane partnered with Humboldt State University around STEM education. In 2014, this partnership resulted in Zane partnering with ENGR215 Introduction to Design to build sustainable infrastructure. Since then, Introduction to Design and Zane Middle School have entered into a long-term partnership resulting in significant sustainable infrastructure and curriculum augmentations to Zane Middle School.

Zane's mission is "...to ensure that our students expand their knowledge and skills while enhancing their self-worth and personal responsibility within a nurturing environment that provides challenging learning opportunities tailored to the unique needs and interests of middle-level learners."

Projects

Spring 2016

The Spring 2016 semester of ENGR215 Introduction to Design worked with Zane Middle School to design and build sustainable educational infrastructure and apparatuses that supports K-8 education at their Eureka, CA location.

Spring 2015

The Spring 2015 semester of ENGR215 Introduction to Design worked with Zane Middle School to design and build sustainable educational infrastructure and apparatuses that supports K-8 education at their Eureka, CA location.

Spring 2014

The Spring 2014 semester of ENGR215 Introduction to Design worked with Zane Middle School to design and build sustainable educational infrastructure and apparatuses that supports K-8 education at their Eureka, CA location.

Here is some of the press from 2014: