Middle School

McKinley Institute of Technology (Redwood City)

  • Students built Lego pipette mechanisms
  • Students were fascinated by Layering and Density

Ralston Middle School (Belmont)

  • Replicated McKinley study
  • Similar observations

Christa McAuliffe School (Saratoga)

  • Girls coded well-plate designs in Snap!
  • All girls chose LHR; all boys chose Lego vehicles
High School

Design Tech High School (Redwood Shores)

  • Two Fab Lab Intersession-weeks (15 hrs)
    • First week, some created non-LHR robots
    • Second week, most worked on LHR
  • Some built variations (micro:bit); others designed improvements

Carlmont High School BioTech Institute

  • We began study with micro:bit version
  • We taught students MakeCode
  • Aborted due to equipment reliability issues