Thurs, 2 Feb lesson:
Thinking about 8 varied / unusual problems for:
Either i) Classroom ii) Bedroom / Study (Pls keep your foolscap & bring it for the next lesson)
Using Your LDs, research on the following:
Velcro / Zipper / Post-Its / Drinking Straw / Vacuum Cleaner / Nylon
Companies to research about: (any other interesting companies to share)?
Du Pont / 3M / Coca ColaQuestioning:
How can the above inventions can improved / combined?
E.g. 1: Velcro walls for shifting walls at home / offices. Allows changing configurations of internal layout.
You can check the house with many layouts for inspiration here.
E.g. 2: Placing a flexible straw below drinks dispenser to prevent spilling.
Reminder: Innovator's Program (IvP)
Interested students to inform Dawn of:
i) your grouping
ii) the idea (the idea can be from the 'Social Innovation' spreadsheet or a new idea).
Groupings with their ideas to be submitted by Fri, 3 Feb - 10:00am.
Dawn will inform of the grouping by replying to this post.
Group entries submitted by replying to this post.
Pictures / diagrams are welcome.
Unclear entries will not be considered.
Assignment (Date Due: Wed, 8 Feb):
- Present your understanding of the problem you described 'Social Innovation Proposal' (you may use the questions below as a guide) by:
- Write-Up (Pages) - Max 500 words (define the problem, use the template in Pages, include at least 3 pictures taken by you to enhance your illustration of your understanding of the problem.
- What is the problem?
- How big is your problem?
- How will it impact society if it is not solved?
- Why does the problem exist?
- What is the root cause?
Submit your similar to what Eugene & Luke did.