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Propel East – 7th and 8th Grade – Technology Labs

Submitted by on June 7, 2013 – 12:24 pm

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In Spring 2013, as part of a 12-week Creative Arts program focused on technology, Propel East 7th and 8th graders participated in several hands-on labs designed to teach the basic construction and physics that allow audio-based devices (such as microphones and speakers) to function. Over the course of 6 weeks, students learned how to build a functioning microphone using household materials, as well as how to “circuit bend” – the process of rewiring the circuit board inside an audio electronics device (such as a keyboard) to elicit modified sound.

Students also spent time recording audio observations as they progressed, including their feelings about how technology affects their lives and our society. Below are some examples of their recordings:

Technology Talk

Download Audio FileChase [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Technology/Chase.mp3]

Download Audio FileJehrae [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Technology/Jehrae.mp3]

Download Audio FileJordyn [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Technology/Jordyn.mp3]

Download Audio FileJustin [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Technology/Justin.mp3]

Download Audio FileKennedy [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Technology/Kennedy.mp3]

Download Audio FileKiera [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Technology/Kiera.mp3]

Download Audio FileLeanna [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Technology/Leanna.mp3]

Download Audio FileLucas [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Technology/Lucas.mp3]

Download Audio FileMaddie [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Technology/Maddie.mp3]

Download Audio FileMicah [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Technology/Micah.mp3]

Download Audio FileMichael [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Technology/Michael.mp3]

Download Audio FileMichale [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Technology/Michale.mp3]

Download Audio FileRickey [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Technology/Rickey.mp3]

Download Audio FileRobert [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Technology/Robert.mp3]

Download Audio FileShayne [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Technology/Shayne.mp3]

Download Audio FileTorron [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Technology/Torron.mp3]

Download Audio FileWilliam [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Technology/William.mp3]



Microphone Building Reflections

Download Audio FileJacob [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Microphones/7-8_Jacob.mp3]

Download Audio FileJehrea [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Microphones/7-8_Jehrea.mp3]

Download Audio FileLeanna [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Microphones/7-8_Leanna.mp3]

Download Audio FileMicah [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Microphones/7-8_Micah.mp3]

Download Audio FilePaul [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Microphones/7-8_Paul.mp3]

Download Audio FileRyan [audio:http://archived.slbradio.org/mp3/propel east/7th and 8th grade/Microphones/7-8_Ryan.mp3]



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