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Canoe Assignments
Monday, September 26, 2005

 
1. Dr. Berry, David Mericle, Samatha Menjor

Test water samples from the canal

      
2. Mr. Howard, Larry Oliver, Lexi Faust

Calculate the width of the Millstone River

 
3. Mr. Wyatt, John Condora, Jenna Grossman

Measure light penetration in the canal water

 
4. Matt Pretty, Nishma Chhabra, Du Young Yoon

Report on how the canal worked: water flow, mules, locks

 
5. Peter Baio, Kristen Gray

Explain how a lock functions

 
6. Raphael Eidus, Nicole Kniep, Surpreet Singh

Report on the economics behind the rise and decline of canals

    
7. Cameron Henry, Sydney Heiss

Measure the flow rate in the canal

 
8. John Hakala, Stephanie O'Connell, Tanzil Salekin

Report on the A frame bridge: design and purpose

 
9. Joe Ortiz, Laura Hayat, Dan Treppel

Give the history of who, when, and how the canal was built

 
10. Doug Pivnichny, Ieba Romeo

Test water samples from the Millstone River

 
11. Chris Becker, Neil Agarwal, Camille Boxhill

Trace the design of a millstone and explain how it works (or lay white paper on stone and do a pencil rubbing)

 
12. Aakash Butala, Amanda Loder, Alex Huang

Calculate the width of the Millstone River

 
13. Yeonjean Gahng, John Campbell, Sunny Park

Report on how the canal worked: water flow, mules, locks

 
14. Manfred Collado, Rohan Mehta, Tracy McManus

Report on the economics behind the rise and decline of canals

 
15. Ricky Diaz, Michael Mietlicki, Alyssa Torpey

Explain how to propel a canoe in a straight line; consider the design of the canoe and the technique of the two paddlers

 
16. Matt Sumicad, Justin Adams, Andy Howard

Measure the flow rate of the canal

 
17. Benji Martin, Suvojit Chatterjee, Matt Forman

Explain how to propel a canoe in a straight line; consider the design of the canoe and the technique of the two paddlers

 
18. Henry Hand, Shaivi Sukhadia

Give the history of who, when, and how the canal was built

 
19. Supriya Prasad, Meraj Nisar, Rudi Richmand

Report on the A frame bridge: design and purpose

 

 

ALL  STUDENTS – Collect one leaf, sketch one object, identify one bug or animal or bird.

 

SMALL GROUP DISCUSSIONS – Spend 20 minutes discussing one question on man and society from Thoreau’s Walden and write a ½ page answer for an oral report in class