Students from Wakasa High School, Japan

On Thursday last week, we had students from Japan come and visit us. They presented some of their projects that they do in outstanding...

A Day In the Life …

Sheila: Today, my first alarm rang at 5:35 am. I ignored it… (Oops!)   6:00 am My second alarm goes off. At this point, I know I need to get...

Traveling Inspires

Hey friends! As many of you may know, over the break several of my fellow classmates and I ventured to Peru, with our school...

A Day in the Life of a MarinSEL Student

I woke up to my obnoxiously loud alarm this morning at the sharp hour of 5:40 AM. Moaning and groaning, I slowly got myself...

Engineer Life

So far in engineering..... We have grown tremendously as a class to obtain the skills we need for Inventor, communication, and responsibility throughout this year....

Courage To Grow

Hello ladies and gentlemen, I know it has been far too long since I last made a blog post so I have triumphantly returned...

What We Can Learn from Penguins – California Academy of Sciences...

As the first blogger of the semester, I feel as if I have some sort of responsibility to provide everyone reading this with a...

Building a New Redwood Fence with Clough Construction

It's a new year with an exciting semester ahead. We're building a fence around the Terra Linda High School organic garden with Clough Construction!...

Engineering

Fasho... Engineering has been a blast so far. This week we have been using the Autodesk Inventor program where you can design and create...

Patience and Perseverance

As we end this stressful and chaotic fall semester, we look back to reflect on what skills we have gained in engineering. The most...

Final Words

What a semester! It's the last week of school before Winter break, and finals are getting the best of us. The first semester has always...

MSELers Never Give Up

When Ms. Oropallo gave us the disappointing news that we would not be able to build an actual energy powering wind turbine, we all...

The blades are spinning faster and faster…

The blades are spinning faster and faster slicing through the air like a hot knife in butter. 1...2...3 watts it’s starting to generate, as...

Ask an Engineer

We began our exciting week in engineering with a visit from the IJ! Sheila had ordered us all new Marin SEL engineering shirts, that...

The New Office

My father’s company has moved out of their old shared office space and moved into a new, empty one all for themselves. My mother...

Trust me. I’m an engineer.

So today the MarinSEL engineering class surprised me with new class shirts! It just so happened to be the day the MarinIJ came to...

The Adventures of Engineering

The Adventures of Engineering *Crash* *Skid* *Lurch* *AHHH my page!* The car came to a sickening, skidding stop on the side of the freeway a ways...

Our Trip to Energy Recovery (and more) – Week of 10/28

  As we are enter the second quarter of our junior year, I know that we’re all already feeling exhausted and ready for a...

Putting it Together… Just to Take it Apart

Putting it Together… By Kayla Clementson      This past week the elliptical my family ordered arrived at our house. I was excited that it had finally...

Women & Engineering

When I told my dad that i was taking an engineering class, he was super excited! Him working in the construction business, really encouraged...