We are two weeks in and today's face-to-face lab challenge was an upcycling, unconventional materials challenge. We gave students CDs, international adapter plugs (salvaged from the Galileo boards Intel donated), plastic caps, etc. We first asked them to explore the materials, then to make something from them. There were several very nice creations, but one of our favorite creations, in part because of the book the student brought was a book holder:
Up next week: LEGOs + LEDs!