All honors students are required to do one of the three projects listed below. Each project contains two parts.

  • Lab
  • Construction piece
The selection process for who does each project will be in September. for extra credit a student may choose to do the construction piece of the project for extra credit. They must meet the construction criteria. See you honor's teacher to see how this project can impact your grade.
Lab Due Date: September 28, 2008
Project Due Date: October 12, 2008

Students work in teams to build a roller coaster track made from paper. The lab involves what is takes for a ball to make it around a loop-the-loop.. CLICK ON THE TITLE OR HERE TO GO TO THE PAPER ROLLER COASTER PAGE.

PingPong Ball Contest banner
Kit Purchase Date is January 29th
Lab Due Date: ... Depending on when you have your physics class
Project Due Date: MAY 6th.
Your goal is to built a remote controlled robot that is capable of stealing/guiding more of your color balls "home" than your opponent. The robots chassis are built from a $15.50 kit. Click here for the details.

1st research launch is the morning of May13th or 14th ...first good day where it is not raining.
Lab Due Date:
Project Due Date: May 20th -we moved it back to give you extra time

Students build a water rocket out of 2 Liters bottles in order to build the tallest rocket that travels the highest. CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE CONTEST'S PROJECT PAGE for an update and videos.

by Tony Wayne ...(If you are a teacher, please feel free to use these resources in your teaching.)