[EMS Discuss] pumpkin chunkin?
Thu Oct 24 14:21:12 PDT 2013
On 10/24/2013 02:08 PM, Rick Osgood wrote:
> I'll get in touch with the Science Factory and ask if we can use their
> property. If they are into the idea I think I can find some spare
> cycles to organize a simple event. Hopefully they will be interested
> and they can promote it too.
I received this recently but I am not available in their time frame. I
do not thing they would mind anyone else from EMS helping out.
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Mary Beth Hepp-Elam <EMAIL HIDDEN>
> Subject: Churchill Engineering Class needs your help - enters Punkin
Chunkin' competition at OSU
> Date: October 15, 2013 1:13:37 PM PDT
> Dear Churchill High School STEM supporters:
> We need your help.
> The Principals of Engineering class at CHS is entering the Punkin
Chunkin' 2013 competition at OSU. Next week the students will form
teams of four to design and create a Punkin Chunker (see attachment) but
we need your help.
> Can you?
> Donate $30, total fees for three teams
> Donate cash to purchase pumpkins and chunkin' machine (trebuchet)
> Work with students in a team setting (one or more times during
> Here is the schedule for the Punkin Chuckin' Competition
> Tuesday, Oct. 22 - Thursday, Nov. 7: 11:15-12:25 Principals of
Engineering (POE) class w/partner volunteers will break into ten teams
of four to begin design and creation of trebuchets. (Greig Thompson and
Ted K., and other partner volunteers) See attached rules.
> Friday, Nov. 8 - 3:30 - POE Pumpkin' Chuckin' Prelims - Top 3
teams move on to the finals at OSU. Location TBA.
> Friday, Nov. 11 - 12:30 - Activity van loads for trip to OSU, Ted
K. drives his pickup truck with trebuchets.
> Please reply to me and let me know what you can do. Thank you so
much for being such great partners.
> p.s. The pumpkins must be orange, I wonder why … 8->
> Sincerely, 8-X
> Mary Beth Hepp-Elam Hope is the thing with feathers, that perches
in the soul, and sings the tune without the words, and never stops at
all. — EMILY DICKINSON
> School-to-Careers Coordinator
> Churchill High School
> 1850 Bailey Hill Rd.
> Eugene, OR 97405
> Fax: 541-790-5110
> On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 11:48 AM, Sam Foster <EMAIL HIDDEN
> <mailto:EMAIL HIDDEN>> wrote:
> Sounds like great fun to me. I'm sure I could get my kids interested
> in building a trebuchet for the event.
> On 10/24/2013 8:40 AM, Rick Osgood wrote:
> I was thinking members could just sign up either as individuals
> or as a small team and each team would build some device to
> launch small pumpkins. Sounds like that could work if you
> wanted to enter. I haven't really gotten any responses that
> indicate interest though.
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