a. Bridge Program Calendar and Curricula

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House: 7th Grade - Cal Tech, Gonzaga, Brown, Vanderbilt
Activity: Tot Lot - designing a playground https://dlrn.us/8utwn Link for teachers
Products: Research Summary, Scale Drawing, Landscape Sketch (Landscape Video), Budget, Presentation of Proposal; Literacy Task - Should playgrounds be built to be safe or challenging?
Supplies: Protractors, Rulers, Colored pencils, Markers, Pencils, Grid Poster paper, Snacks for teachers, Rewards for winners, Reese’s and snickers; Instant Challenges Supplies: 4 Car wash sponges, 4-5 gallon buckets, 12 placemats
Brain Breaks: Go Noodle Activities, YouTube Team Exercise, Brain Twisters/Riddles on YouTube, Minute Physics, Minute Earth, Instant Challenges, 4 on the Couch, Do you Want to Build a Playground?, Playground Design, Geometric Relationships, Fortnite Dance Challenge, Boom Floss Challenge
Instant Challenges:
If the Shoe Fits, Three Stories in Search of a Prop, Carnival Games, Over Under and Starving Island

House: 8th Grade - UT, Notre Dame, UCLA
Activity: Tot Lot - designing a playground  Link for teachers
Products: Research Summary, Scale Drawing, Landscape Sketch (Landscape Video), Budget, Presentation of Proposal
Supplies: Protractors, Rulers, Colored pencils, Markers, Pencils, Grid Poster paper, Snacks for teachers, Rewards for winners, Reese’s and snickers
Brain Breaks: Go Noodle ActivitiesYouTube Team Exercise, Brain Twisters/Riddles on YouTube, Minute Physics, Minute Earth

House: 9th Grade - Stanford, Dartmouth, Rice
Activity: Marine Engineer: Building Underwater R.O.V.
Products: Technical Report, Graphic/Scientific/Scale Drawing, Webpage, Models; Literary Task: Are Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV's) Valuable Tools for Underwater Archeology?
Supplies: Rulers, Graph Paper, Cardboard or other building materials, Hot Glue, Cutting Supplies
Brain Breaks: Paper Airplane Relay, Go Noodle ActivitiesYouTube Team Exercise, Brain Twisters/Riddles on YouTube, Minute Physics, Minute Earth

House: 10th Grade - MIT, Duke
Activity: Structural Engigneering - Earthquake Resistant Buildings; Industrial Design: Prosthetic Limbs
Products: Diagram, Editorial, Multimedia Presentation, Earthquake Timeline and Descriptions, Balsa Wood Model (Pitsco); Literary Task: Helping Building and Structures Become More Earthquakre Resistant Around the World \\ Artist Rendiering Scale Drawing, Waiting Room, Multimedia Presentation, Informational Webpage; Literary Task: Human Prosthetics as Design & Art
Supplies: Paper, Crayons and Markers, Balsa Wood, Pitsco Instructions, Shake Table, Cardboard Rulers
Brain Breaks: Go Noodle ActivitiesYouTube Team Exercise, Brain Twisters/Riddles on YouTube, Minute Physics, Minute Earth

House: 11th Grade - Cornell, Princeton
Activity: Accident Scene Investigation
Products: Scale Drawing, Accident Scene Report Demonstration, Newscast, Webpage or Newspaper Article; Literary Task: Accident Scene Mathematics
Supplies: Paper, Rulers
Brain Breaks: Go Noodle ActivitiesYouTube Team Exercise, Brain Twisters/Riddles on YouTube, Minute Physics, Minute Earth

House: 12th Grade - Yale
Activity: Choice: Accident Scene Investigation; Industrial Designer: Prosthetic Limbs; Structural Engineering: Earthquake Buildings; Marine Engineer: Building an Underwater ROV
Products: See products above
Supplies: See products above
Brain Breaks: Go Noodle ActivitiesYouTube Team Exercise, Brain Twisters/Riddles on YouTube, Minute Physics, Minute Earth