About the Design Elective

Offered to students in grades 7 & 8, it provides students an opportunity to employ imaginative thinking and team skills in the service of a design project. For more information on design thinking see: Standford University's "Use our methods" homepage

To float a teacher

This is a short video of the first large fall project - designing a cardboard and duct tape boat to hold Mr. S. (Raj Singaravelu, grade 5/6 History) After it is the video of the Actual Float Test with Mr. S.
to float a teacher
The Test

Ball Track

Below is a video presentation of the first project undertaken by the 2nd Semester Design Elective students. It stands out as a testimony to the importance of designing and redesigning until a successful prototype is achieved.