Odyssey of the Mind

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Odyssey of the Mind. “OM”. What is OM?. Students are grouped together in teams and together they solve problems. The way the team solves their problems is judged against other teams solving the same problem. Made up TWO PARTS. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Odyssey of the MindOM

1What is OM?Students are grouped together in teams and together they solve problems.The way the team solves their problems is judged against other teams solving the same problem

2Made up TWO PARTSSpend many months creating a solution to their LONG TERM PROBLEM 250 pointsAlso solve a SPONTANEOUS PROBLEM 100 points

3Spontaneous5 to 30 minute Brain Teasers solved as a teamNO preparation other than practice: always a unique surprise

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9Long Term ProblemsMechanical/Vehicle-teams build itClassical-teams use a classical theme from lit, art or architecturePerformance-teams create a skit Structure-build structures using BALSA WOODTechnical Performance-build contraptions with artistic flare10

Mechanical/Vehicle-teams build it11

Classical-teams use a classical theme from lit, art or architectureStructure-build structures using BALSA WOOD12

Performance-teams create a skit Technical Performance-build contraptions with artistic flare

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Work!!For a GradeDo work outside of the classroomMust have Parental InvolvementApprox $10014