2. Visual Learning
As part of this Thing, you will be learning how to create visual organizers, apply your skill to investigate thrill rides, learn to create and use QR codes, and apply scientific knowledge to design a roller coaster that will not stall or crash.
When you have completed this Thing you will:
Know how to set a personal learning goal and reflect on your progress [Empowered Learner]
Be able to organize and manage information [Knowledge Constructor]
Understand how to use a scientific design process to collect and analyze information [Innovative Designer]
Be able to express yourself and share your ideas and work digitally [Creative Communicator]
Be able to collaborate with a group to create an original design [Creative Communicator, Innovative Designer]
Quest 1: Fire Rescue
Watch a training video on Gliffy or Popplet, create a visual map, and create a graphic organizer.
I am ready for Quest 1
Quest 2: Thrill Ride
Use a graphic organizer and create a visual organizer to solve a problem, then take a survey and compare your data to others.
I am ready to tackle Quest 2
Quest 3: Quick Response
Watch a video to learn about and create QR codes and explore the use of these graphics on mobile devices.
I am ready to tackle Quest 3
Quest 4: STEAM Roller Coaster
Apply your science knowledge of mass, gravity, potential and kinetic energy to design roller coasters that will not stall or crash.
I am ready to take Quest 4
Visual Learning Gold
Currently, there are no additional activities.
I have completed the Quests as assigned by my teacher.
Go to the graduation page for this Thing.
Websites and Documents
- Adobe Spark Meme Maker
- Amusement Parks Physics
- Cedar Point Amusement Park
- Create Your Own Superhero
- Database of Roller Coasters
- Five-Step Engineering Process
- How Roller Coasters Work
- How Stuff Works - Roller Coasters
- NASA: Kinetic and Potential Energy
- Our World: Potential and Kinetic Energy
- QR Monkey Code
- QR Stuff
- Roller Coaster Survey
Thing 2 Vocabulary Quizlet
You can change the Quiz mode to Flashcards, Learn, Write, Spell, Test, or play the Games for Match, Gravity and Live.