Apollo 13 astronauts are alive because of creative problem solving. At onepoint, they needed a round filter to fit in the slot for a square one. The engineers on earth had to creatively solve the challenge using only the items that the astronauts had available to them. This
was truly the case of CPS saving lives!
APOLLO 13: A SUCCESSFUL FAILURE Houston we have a problem! Tomando como ejemplo el Apollo XIII en donde los ingenieros a bordo de la nave tuvieron que crear un filtro Redondo que pudiera insertarse en una ranura cuadrada utilizando material que tenían a la mano. Este es un caso de CPS Creative Problem Solving. Resolución de Problemas en Forma Creativa uno de los elementos fundamentales en DESTINTION IMAGINATION
Teams start deciding to register to national tournament. .
Teams receive DI’s Program Materials,
Teams choose a Team Challenge and work for 8
to 12 weeks.
Teams practice Instant Challenges through for several weeks .
Unless they are competing in “Do or DI,” teams must also complete two Side Trips . Side Trips are:
Team-determined, scored elements of the Team Challenge .
Opportunities to showcase and receive points for team effort or skills not already assessed in the Team Challenge .
For example, if a team has made elaborate costumes for a Performance, but costumes are not a scored element of the Challenge, the team can ask that their costumes be scored as one of their Side Trips .
Mathematics, Working With Others, Science, Thinking and Reasoning, Health, Listening and Speaking
What is your Challenge?
News here, news there...news, news everywhere! A Structure has been discovered. It is made of newspaper and tape. What could it be? Why is it here? What does it look like? How strong is it? How can it be used? So many questions! Maybe if we see a newscast about it, the reporters will have some answers. Let’s watch and see what’s new in the news!