EBOOKS AND AUDIOBOOKS
Borrow eBooks and Audiobooks through Overdrive and the SORA App
Welcome to OVERDRIVE - a platform for fiction and nonfiction eBooks and audiobooks
(Want to join a virtual book club? email Mrs. Stockwood firstname.lastname@example.org)
All CMS students and staff have an account ~ log in with Google
|Minuteman Library Network
You will need a library card - you can pre-register online for a
temporary library card! Click here to apply online.
(You will need a valid email address, and your card will be emailed to you)
"Read free for 30 days" (no credit card required)
Thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, magazines.
All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.
eBooks and digital content free through June 2020
MakerSpace at Home
What can you make with stuff from around the house?
Here are some ideas to get you started (be sure to scroll down)
Please send us pictures of your creations - we'd love to start a gallery!
Submit your photos/videos here
The I Love Paper Beads website has instructions for making beads from all kinds of paper,
plus examples of how to use the beads in jewelry.
Paper Clip Jewelry
Bend, shape and wrap ordinary paper clips into jewelry.
Tissue Box Patterns = Jewelry
The patterns on tissue boxes are so pretty. Use the cardboard to make components for jewelry.
Tip: The shapes are best in a double thickness. A coating of clear nail polish gives a nice shine.
Recycle beads, clasps and ear wires from old jewelry you no longer wear.
Hardware Store Jewelry
Bits and pieces of hardware make interesting jewelry. Check the toolbox!
Pretzel Knot Jewelry
Looking for more ideas?
Ziplines are not just for fun rides! Ziplines are also used to move between steep points and to carry supplies
Construct a zipline and a carrier to move a ping pong ball, marble or other small object down a zipline. (In Peru last summer, we used a zipline to cross a river - see photo)
(Tip: When two things rub together, it causes friction, which is the force that resists motion. You will need to find ways to reduce or increase friction to adjust speed.)
- Watch this video to get started.
Things to think about:
- How will you keep the ball inside the carrier as it speeds down the zipline?
- How will the carrier stay balanced on the line?
- How will you attach the carrier to the zipline so it’s easy to take on and off?
- What materials will be in contact with the zipline so the carrier slides easily?
- Build a carrier that takes 10 seconds to travel the length of the zipline.
- Build a carrier to hold more than one ball - side-to-side or in a row.
- Race different models of carriers.
Send us a video of your zipline in action!
EGFI – For Teachers » Lesson: On Target! teachers.egfi-k12.org/on-target/. Accessed 17 Mar. 2020.
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