Welcome to Technology Education at Poquoson Middle School
Facts About Me
*Happily married with 5 children (four boys and a girl).
*Taught Technology Education for 35 years. (ten years in Upstate New York)
*Love to go camping in the mountains.
*Love to collect antique technology and kitchen stuff.
*Love to create crafts and jewelry from odds and ends.
*Graduated from Virginia Tech in 1977 in Industrial Arts with a BSED.
*Graduated from Potsdam University, NY with a Masters Degree in Instructional Technology Media Management.
*I have worked in Poquoson Middle School for 25 years.
6th Grade: Introduction to Technology: We will explore alternative energy sources and learn about electricity and electronics. What is problem solving? Students will be learning basic wooodworking skills by making a small project. They will be making a lamp from a recycled glass quart size jar. They will learn how to wire the lamp so it really works!
7th Grade: Inventions and Innovations: How do designers make products on the computer and then test them ? We will learn how and make a CO2 powered race car from a block of wood. How do engineers design bridges? On the computer and then build a model to test, we will too. We will innovate using 3-Dimensional drawings.
8th Grade: Technology Systems: How does an airplane fly? What is the science behind the design? By designing a 3-D model, making it by hand, and testing it in the wind tunnel, we will find out. What are alternative energy sources for cars? We will research, and make a solar car model to race and find out the technology behind the science of solar cars.
Creative Writing: If you love to write, and create articles, stories, and poetry, this is the class for you.
Phone: 868-6031 Ext. 3736
Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Sally Lovell
Welcome to my class. All my stucents will need to bring a composition notebook, pocket folder, pen and pencil that will be kept in the shop locker.