Category project-based learning

The End is Nearing in Engineering- Taliah R.

Hello everyone whom has followed our amazing journey of the joyful struggles of this years sophomores engineering class.  The project we accomplished was not ever set in stone but that’s ok because we learned how to fix our mistakes and honestly with out having a plan we made this project the best most beautiful decks, […]

Final Fun- All done! – Annika L.

Hello all!  Annika here again.  As you may have read about in Dana’s blog, this morning we presented various topics relating to our project to a panel of judges.  Topics such as SketchUp, our design matrix, materials, and the aggravating process of leveling were covered.  I was in charge of discussing the client and design […]

The Final Countdown- Maddy S.

  Hello, fellow bloggers it’s Maddy again. It has been a while since I wrote last and between then and now, a lot has happened! We are in the final days of construction and I feel so proud. It has been a wonderful journey to see some of my peers transition from being afraid of […]

Divine Designs – Annika L.

Hello all!  Annika again. This week in The Principles of Engineering class has been very eventful.  As Maddy S. mentioned, each pair of partners completed their ‘living Pinterest boards’ and Sketch Up designs of what they would like the courtyard to look like.  You can read Maddy’s blog post here.  My partner Julie and I […]

Matrix, Matrix On My Paper, Which Design is Worthy of Creation? -Maddy S.

Hello, fellow bloggers, it’s Maddy again. Since I wrote to you all last, some crucial planning decisions have been made. As Carmen mentioned, each set of pairs in our class has completed their inspiration boards, which I previously called a “living Pinterest board.” This allowed us to lay out how we envision the space to […]

Revamp the Camp and its Grounds- Maddy S.

Hello, fellow bloggers, it’s Maddy a current sophomore at the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders and member of the Engineering Pathway. Over the course of these next few months, my classmates and I will be completing our Cornerstone Project which allows us to graduate on the Distinguished Achievement Plan and also determines the […]

Spring Break Doesn’t Break for Us

Hello Project VENTURA readers and enthusiasts, my name is Lucia and I am back again to bring you up to date on the latest happenings on our greenhouse. Last you heard, we were about to start framing the actual greenhouse and put aside our work on the doghouse. Well over Spring Break, six of us […]