PASSION PROJECT. THE TIME YOU HAVE 

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  • PASSION PROJECT
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  • THE TIME YOU HAVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BOksW_NabEk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BOksW_NabEk
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  • WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH ONE MORE DAY?
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  • A PEP TALK https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-gQLqv9f4o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-gQLqv9f4o
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  • QUESTIONS? Can we work with partners? No everyone will investigate their own passion. How long do we have? Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday until May Is this going to be graded? Do you really mean we can learn about anything? Anything that is legal and school appropriate Do you have to present to the class? Yes, you will present a TED-talk type of presentation.
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  • IDEAS How to throw a perfect spiral with a football. Write my own song on the guitar/piano/tuba etc Learn how to play a musical instrument Learn about wildlife of Galapagos IslandsGalapagos Islands Write a childrens book Paint a self-portrait Research how the different parts of the brain work. Create an app for my phone Create a website for my church Research about black holes Learn more about the causes of World War II Find out how planes fly Perfect a Butter Flip on the skateboard Research solar panels to place on camper Promote awareness for a charity or organizationorganization
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  • WHY?
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  • 20% TIME Google allows their employers to spend 20 percent of their work time (and resources) on a personal interest project. The idea is to give their employees more autonomy in their work environment and foster more motivation/inspiration for creative work. Gmail, Google Docs, Picasa, and Google Doodles are all products of this time.
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  • TIMELINE Brainstorm today and tomorrow Submit idea proposal by end of class Friday Every two weeks post to website what you have learned, progress, pictures, questions you still have, etc.. During class research, test, create, write, etc.. TED Talk presentations start May
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  • BRAINSTORMING RESOURCES Wonderopolis Wonderopolis 6 Simple Strategies to Help Find Your Passion 6 Simple Strategies to Help Find Your Passion DIY DIY 5 Everyday Problems 5 Everyday Problems
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  • DAY 2 Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you. ~ Oprah Winfrey
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  • 30 DAY CHALLENGE http://www.ted.com/talks/matt_cutts_try_something_new_for_30_days http://www.ted.com/talks/matt_cutts_try_something_new_for_30_days
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  • THE POWER OF PASSION http://ed.ted.com/lessons/richard-st-john-the-power-of-passion http://ed.ted.com/lessons/richard-st-john-the-power-of-passion
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  • PASSION PROJECT PROPOSAL
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  • BLOG POST What have you accomplished these past 2 weeks? Research, testing, creating, etc What questions do you still have or what information do you still need to move forward? How do you plan to answer those questions/get that information? Include pictures/sketches/videos of your progress.
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  • QUESTIONS TO BE ADDRESSED BY STUDENTS IN PRESENTATION What were the successes of your project? Were there any hurdles you had to overcome? Was there a point where you had to stop and re-adjust the project on a grand scale? What were the weaknesses of your project? What was the most important thing you learned throughout your project? If you were assigned this project again, what topic/goal would you choose?
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  • DAY 3 You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right. If you re not passionate enough from the start, you will never stick it out. ~ Steve Jobs
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  • RESEARCH RECORD KEEPING Date Website citation Summary
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  • TED TALK EVALUATION
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  • TED TALK VIDEOS Mathemagician Mathemagician Mosquitos, Malaria, and Education Mosquitos, Malaria, and Education Unexpected Discoveries Unexpected Discoveries
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  • STUDENT PROJECT
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  • ADDITIONAL RESOURCES LiveBinders LiveBinders Genius Hour Presentation