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    My name is Eli Ellertson and I am a senior at Santa Monica High School.  My goals for this class are to increase my problem solving skills and my creative thinking.  In engineering, I like to have a problem that needs to be solved or a project idea that is open to any method that will complete it.  My teacher is Ms. Snyder and you can go to her website by going to


Senior Year Part 2: Electric Boogaloo

It is the first few weeks of the second semester of my senior year of high school and I have looking forward to what it has in store for...

Update #3

The JPL scientists and engineers have been creating a new mars rover that will be launched in the summer of 2020 and it is now capable of...

JPL and What We've Done

From my individual research presentation, the padlock is a common device that people use and so is the ping pong ball. If I have enough...

Blog #1 - Introduction

What you did over summer vacation What you are most excited about doing this year in this engineering class What you are most excited...


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