Ripper's Chatter

D. Ripollone is a STAR member of the Discovery Educator Network

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Entries Tagged as 'Honeywell'

Advanced Space Camp Begins….

July 8th, 2013 · No Comments · Honeywell, NASA, NASA explorers school, NSTA, Project, Space Camp, STEM

7:15 am on Saturday I began my journey with other educators to complete one mission, finish Advance Space Camp and graduate. The experience has already been a treat as they say. We started the day by introducing ourselves and learning the background of our team members. A diverse group of people who are dedicated to […]

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Summer is Here

June 1st, 2013 · No Comments · Discovery, Honeywell, Labs, NASA, NASA explorers school, Space Camp, STEM, Teacher Ideas, Teacher Workshop

So I think every teacher thinks about what they will do over the summer. Of course part of it is catching up on sleep. And of course some of us think about what we can work on for next year. Well I think I try to do both, however this summer is a bit different. […]

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Lunar Egg Challenge- Pre-Build Part One

February 9th, 2013 · No Comments · Honeywell, Labs, NASA, NASA explorers school, Project, School Events, Space Camp

“The Engineering Design Process is a series of steps engineers use to guide them in problem solving. Engineers must ask a question, imagine a solution, plan a design, create that model, experiment and test that model, then take time to improve the original – all steps that are crucial to mission success at NASA. What […]

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NC Catholic Conference…. Greensboro

October 7th, 2012 · No Comments · Discovery, Honeywell, NASA, NASA explorers school, Space Camp, STEM, Web 2.0 Tool

After talking Angie Melcher into doing the conference with me I came to realize there was a lot of information we needed to get together. Well we did and what a team we made.  I think we were well received and had tons of information for those that attended. We started off by introducing the […]

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First Week is in the Books!

September 2nd, 2012 · No Comments · Honeywell, NASA, Space Camp

And it was great! Well I think it was great and I’m hoping the students had fun too. The first two days were filled with course outlines and lab safety. After, I had students randomly choose index cards labeled with different groupings. I did this last year and talked about it in a prior post, […]

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Mission Patch Explained

June 23rd, 2012 · No Comments · Honeywell, NASA, Space Camp, Teacher Workshop

I know I have posted about this before, but I think I need to explain our patch. One of the activities we did at Space Academy was come up with a mission patch. I thought this was awesome since we came together as a team and came up with our patch. Here is the story […]

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Space Academy Graduation Day

June 23rd, 2012 · No Comments · Honeywell, NASA, Space Camp, Teacher Workshop

As I look back on the last day of Space Academy, I find my self wondering will I ever experience anything as awesome as this experience. It has been the best professional development as a teacher and a great personal experience. The last day began on a sad note, this was it we were going […]

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Space Academy: Day 4 Rocket Launch

June 21st, 2012 · No Comments · Honeywell, NASA, Space Camp, Teacher Workshop

I will have to admit it was a hard time getting up on Day 4. They keep us moving at Space Camp, hardly any down time. And again the was packed with activities! By the time this day had rolled in I began to wonder if I could absorb any more information, my brain was […]

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