6 th grade GEP meeting. Turn in signed notification of meeting forms (if you brought it with you). Pick up a pen and one folder. Grab a business card! Inside the folder—write your child’s name on the top of the WHITE GEP (please use given name). The blue copy is yours to keep.
1. Research projects, including…inventions, debates, culminating projects, independent projects
2. Destination Imagination-creative problem solving and critical thinking skills
Steve Jobs was an American entrepreneur, marketer, and inventor, who was the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc.
Student assignment: Read the Steve Jobs biography, Steve Jobs: thinking differently, and create an original invention to present with a group in a culminating project called “Shark Tank.”
Build the longest bridge with the straws and given supplies. Roll a golf ball across your bridge without the bridge breaking or the ball falling off.
Build the longest spaghetti structure that will cantilever from the tube (without touching the floor).