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    References for basic shop skills such as carpentry, plumbing, metalwork, etc
    Science and Math
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    This page is still under construction. Until it is expanded, check out the DI Tech DIcoded site as a good place for teams to start learning about technical topics and how they relate to DI.
    Websites
    DI Tech DIcoded- Reference site created for DISC Internet Content Scholarship Entry. The site includes a basic introduction to technical topics of interest to Destination ImagiNation teams.
    Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories - "Making the World a Better Place, One Evil Mad Scientist at a Time". This website contains an eclectic collection of projects such as: a bristlebot (robot made
    The information from a toothbrush), a bat costume from an old umbrlla, a CNC toast machine, a cardboard cat chaise, etc.
    How Stuff Works - "Learn How Everything Works." Looking for an explanation on how something works? Check out
    this site.
    Suppliers
    These suppliers carry a variety of products (tools and supplies) that could be of use to teams creating technical items!
    Edmund Scientific
    Pitsco
    Micro Mark
    Reference
    Kid Tech -Hands-On Problem Solving with Design Technology for Grades 5-8, Lewis Miller Dale Seymour Publications, Menlo Park, CA, ISBN 1-57232-541-0
    page has been relocated to: http://didisc.org/r-technical
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    Structure Challenge
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    Resources for teams solving the Structure challenge.
    Websites
    Diary of a Balsa Goddess - Website created by Heather Compton as an entry for the Vombo internet content scholarship. This site includes tutorials
    Information on structure basics as well as video's of Team Solutions to the structure challenge.
    HairyLunch's Creative Problem Solving Page - Another scholarship entry created by Ernie Chang
    SisterzonBridges - Website created by Team Members on how they solved the challenge DIsigning Bridges
    Balsa Wood Road Map -
    Structures Around the World - Activities for the Elementary Classroom
    Building Big- PBS Website that explores bridges, domes, skyscrapers, dams and tunnels. Includes interactive engineering labs and challenges to solve for each of the types of structures. Geared toward elementary students.
    Reference Books
    The Art of Construction, Mario Salvadori, Chicago Review Press, Chicago, IL, 1990, ISBN 1-55652-080-8, 200+ pgs, Grades 6-Adult
    Building Toothpick Bridges, Jeanne Pollard, Dale Seymour Publications, Palo Alto, CA, 1985, ISBN 0-86651-266-7, 32 pgs, Grades 5-Adult
    Messing Around with Drinking Straw Construction, Bernie Zubrowski, Little, Brown & Co, Ltd, 1981, ISBN 0-316-98875-8, 164 pgs, Grades 3-Adult
    Structures, Bernie Zubrowski, Cuisenaire Company of America, White Plains, NY, 1993, ISBN 0-938587-35-8, 96 pgs, Grades 5-Adult (Excellent)
    Structures or Why Things Dont Fall Down, J. E. Gordon, DaCapo Press, Inc., New York, NY, 1978, ISBN 0-306-80151-5, 395 pgs, Grades 9-Adult
    Why Buildings Stand Up: The Strength of Architecture, Mario Salvadori, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY, 1980 ISBN 0-393-30676-3, 323 pgs, Grades 9-Adult
    Suppliers
    Pitsco Pitsco sells a variety of products (scales, balsa cutters, instructional booklets) that would be of interest to structure teams.
    Micro Mark - Another supplier that carries products that may be of interest to structure teams.
    Downloads
    How To Build a Structure Tester (MS Word Document)
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    Carpentry
    Metalwork
    Plumbing
    carpentry
    Carpentry
    Projects
    Home Depot - Young teams can learn about basic carpentry skills at free workshops that are held the first Saturday of each month at Home Depot stores. Go
    has been relocated to: Home Depot Kids Workshops for more information
    Reference Books
    Better Homes & Gardens Handymans Book, Meredith Publishing Co, 1997, General Reference
    Carpentry for Children (Sterling Crafts Books Series), Lester Walker, The Overlook Press, Woodstock, New York, 1982, ISBN 0-87951-155-9 (cloth), ISBN 0-87951-990-8 (paper), 208 pgs, Grades 3-Adult
    Craftsman Power and Hand Tools Catalog, Sears, Roebuck and Company, Roselle, IL, 1996-97 Catalog, (Obtained from the Tool Department of any Sears store), General Reference
    Readers Digest & the Family Handyman Helpful Hints, , The Reader's Digest Association, Inc., Pleasantville, NY, 1995, ISBN 0-89577-617-0, General Reference
    Reader's Digest Book of Skills and Tools, The Reader's Digest Association, Inc., Pleasantville, NY, 1993, ISBN 0-89577-469-0, General Reference
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    Teams and Teamwork
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    Team Building
    Websites
    Team Building Activities, Initiative Games, & Problem Solving Exercises - Lots of ideas for ice breakers, team building, building trust, etc.
    Free Team Building Resouces - Provided by The Leader's Institute®
    12 Tips on Building Successful Teams- Article on About.com
    Refence Books
    Team-Building Activities for Every Group, Alanna Jones, Rec Room Publishing, Richland, WA, ISBN 0-9662341-6-2
    50 Ways to Build Team Consensus, BR. Bruce Williams, Skylight Training and Publishing, Arlington Heights, Il ISBN 0-932935-48-6
    Teamwork
    Websites
    Reference Books
    Creative Conflict Resolution, William J. Kreidler, Scott, Foresman & Company, Glenview, IL, 1984, ISBN 0-673-15642-7, 216 pgs., Grades 6-Adult
    Mind-Treks (Creative Hands-On Problem-Solving Activities), Les Landin & Linda Hagelin, Fearon Teacher Aids, Parsippany, NJ, 1996, ISBN 0-86653-860-7, 48 pgs. Grades K-Adult
    Mind Treks III (Creative Hands-On Problem-Solving Activities), Les Landin & Linda Hagelin, Fearon Teacher Aids, Parsippany, NJ, 1997, ISBN 1-56417-672-X, 48 pgs, Grades 6-Adult
    More Mind Treks (Creative Hands-On Problem-Solving Activities), Les Landin & Linda Hagelin, Fearon Teacher Aids, Parsippany, NY, 1996, ISBN 1-56417-860-9, 48 pgs, Grades K-Adult
    100 Ways To Build Teams, Carol Scearce, IRI/Skylight Training and Publishing, Inc., Arlington Heights, IL, 1992, ISBN 0-932935-47-8, 224 pgs, Grades K-Adult
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