Cupcake Armada: Cupcake Challenges

August 4, 2016

Today is judgment day for these young bakers! Students have been broken into three groups: Summer, Fall, and Winter. They've baked cupcakes and built displays that fit into their team theme. Judges travel through the seasons to evaluate on creativity, presentation, and taste. The winner this time?: Summer!

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Topics: EXPLO 360, Slideshow, Academics

Action/Reaction: Hands-On Physics

August 4, 2016

Students have assembled their siege engines, and while they have all created different ones (a ballista, a cantilever catapult, a trebuchet, and a spring loaded cannon), they objective is the same: launch a capsule containing an egg as far as you can. The catch?: you can't break the egg.

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Topics: EXPLO 360, Slideshow, Academics

Junk Punks: Found Object Engineering

August 4, 2016

After picking out parts from a junk yard, assembling them with tape, wire, and other miscellaneous materials, students finally complete their Rube Golberg machines, and it's time to test! Rube Goldberg machines are complex machines that complete a simple task. Today's task?: crack an egg!

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And... Scene!: Acting and Directing for the Camera

August 3, 2016

Students begin filming their final projects! While some students act or direct, others work the camera or ensure the actors are sticking to the script.

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Pandemonium for the People: Disruptive Public Performance

August 3, 2016

What could these young ladies be up to? It looks like they may be up to something disruptive... Perhaps at the Community Meeting the students at Wellesley will discover why these ladies are choreographing. 

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Topics: EXPLO 360, Slideshow, Academics

Rewriting Reality: Fantasy Writing

August 3, 2016

Students move to the Computer Lab to type up their final stories to display at Explose!

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Restaurant Management and Interior Decorating

August 3, 2016

Students of the Restaurant Management and Interior Decorating classes prepare to open their collaborative restaurant tomorrow! Interior Decorating is in charge of the atmosphere and aesthetic of the restaurant, while Restaurant Management is in charge of the food.  

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Body of Work: Figure Drawing and Portraiture

August 2, 2016

Students are given a free-draw time, during which they can use any material. While some focus on the whole figure, others choose details such as the eyes or the head.

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Perfect Pixels: Intro to Digital Photography

August 2, 2016

It's crunch time for students to edit their photos for Explose on Friday! Students edit their photos in photoshop and prepare to print them.

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Topics: EXPLO 360, Slideshow, Academics

Actors' Studio: Intro to Acting

August 2, 2016

Students begin to finalize and rehearse their scenes for Explose this Friday!

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