• Week 1

    Option 1: Non-tech 

    Overview: Plan, design build, and improve a product of your choice.  

    Estimated Time: 25 minutes 

    Explanation: You will use materials that you have at home, examples could include white paper, tape, scissors, recycled materials like cereal boxes, stickers, etc. to build a product of your choice.  

    Quick things to know: You can use any materials that you have at home. There are no requirements or constraints on your final product.  

    Tasks 

    1. Plan: Think about the following questions: 
    1. What product could I invent that would fix a problem? 
    1. What designs or building structures am I interested in? 
    1. What game could I make to play inside?  
    1. What can I make that would help me organize my stuff?   
    1. Plan: Choose one of these questions or any idea of your own. Sketch it out on paper.  
    1. Build, test, & improve: Use the materials you have available to build and improve your final product.  
    1. Share: Present your final product to someone in your house or share with your QUEST teacher.  

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


    Option 2: Tech 

    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 knowYou 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.