• Day 1 

    Non-tech Option 

     

    Overview: Plan, design build Leprechaun Trap.   

     

    Estimated Time: 25- 30 minutes  

     

    ExplanationThere is a leprechaun on the loose! He’s been causing a lot of mischief and YOU need to find a way to help and stop this nonsense! Design and create a Leprechaun Trap that will catch this sneaky leprechaun!  

     

    Quick things to know: You can use any materials that you have at home. There are no requirements or constraints on your final product.  You may be as creative as you would like!  

     

    Tasks:   

    1. Click here on the book title, How to Catch a Leprechaun. This will help to inspire your design!  

     

    1. Plan: Draw a sketch of the trap.  Label the sketch showing the materials you will use. 
    1. Build, test, & improve: Use the materials you have available to build! Don’t forget to make a leprechaun to “test” the trap.
    1. Share: Present your final trap design to someone in your house or share with your QUEST teacher through email.   

     

    Method of Communication: Share with someone at home or take a picture and share it with your QUEST teacher through Seesaw.   


     

    Technology Option: 

     

    Overview: To complete coding challenges using blockly code.   

    Estimated Time: 25 minutes  

    Explanation: You will use your critically thinking and problem-solving skills to creatively solve coding challenges on code.org.  

    Quick things to know: You will need a device to access the internet.    

    Tasks:  

    1. Using an internet browser on your electronic device, go to code.org   
    1. Optional: You can also access code.org through your Clever account.   
    1. From that main page, scroll down the page until you see the Hour of Code option. (it has an image of Minecraft characters above it)  
    1. Click on the words Hour of Code.   
    1. From that new window, select an hour of code challenge to complete.   
    1. You do not need to finish the hour of code challenge.   

    Method of Communication: If you choose to complete all the levels, show your certificate to someone at home or you can print and bring it to your QUEST teacher.