Posts Tagged ‘typhoon’

Systems performance task

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

You will try and put together much of the ideas we have been learning over the past months with this assignment.  You will choose one of the following systems to design:

  • Design a system to transport mangoes from the Philippines to France.
  • Design a system to detect typhoons/earthquakes/ tsunamis etc, and warn people.
  • Design a system to lift an injured elephant from the ground onto a truck (1.5m high).
  • Design a system to help a person with diabetes maintain a constant sugar level in their blood.

You make work alone or with a partner.  Start by reading this rubric:  Rubric for systems performance task


Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

Why do scientists believe that global warming will lead to more typhoons in places like the Philippines?

Take a look at this post about the recent typhoon that hit Luzon.