Project Description: My project resembles a spinning sun.
Materials: The materials I used were a wood block, a motor, a switch, one blue piece of construction paper, one piece of orange construction paper, one piece of yellow construction paper, foam board, and multiple wires.
Tools: In my project I used wire cutters, an exacto knife, a ruler, a compass, a hot glue gun, and a soldering iron.
What was the most challenging part of the project?: The most challenging part of the project was soldering.
Were there times when things didn’t work as you expected?: Something that didn't go as expected was the amount of time it took me to complete the project.
What did you do to resolve the problems you ran into?: The way I resolved the problems I ran into was by asking teachers and friends for help.
What was the most fun?: The thing I found the most fun was watching the final project work.
What did you learn by going through this process?: I learned that it is helpful to ask friends and teachers when I need assistance,
Were there new tools you had to learn about in order to complete the project?: In order to complete this project I had to learn how to use a soldering iron.
In your attempts to make things work, did you find yourself trying new strategies or approaches?: I found that as I continued to work on my project I changed the size of the sun and the position of the wires.
What would you change?: If you had the time and resources, what would you change about your project if given the opportunity?: I would find a way to make the sun more stable if I had more time.