The NAD Team has come up with a list of honors that can possibly be earned at home during the COVID-19 shut-down.
Check it out!
El liderazgo de la División Norteamericana he creado una lista de especialidades que posiblemente se pueden desarrollar en casa durante la cuarentena del COVID-19.
¡Búsquelo aquí!

Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Arts and Crafts/LEGO Design

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LEGO® Design
North American Division

Arts and Crafts

Skill Level 1
Year of Introduction: 2014


Contents

Contents



The requirements below are for the North American Division NAD tiny.png. This honor has different requirements for the General Conference GC tiny.png.


1. Know the following terms:

a. Element
Any item made by LEGO. For example: Bricks, plates, tiles, all minfigure parts and accessories
b. Stud
The round connection point on top of a standard brick.
c. Brick
A standard plastic element. Usually 6 sided (including top and bottom) and ranging in widths and lengths between 1 and 16 studs.
d. Plate
A flat plastic element. One third the height of a brick element.
e. Base Plate
A flat plastic element with no attachment points on the bottom and thinner than a standard plate.
f. Tile
Similar to a plate however with no attachment points or studs on top.
g. Slope
A brick that has been modified to have a downward incline. The top of the brick has fewer connection points than the bottom of the brick.
h. Inverted Slope
A brick that has been modified to have an upward incline. The top of the brick has more connection points than the bottom of the brick.
i. Hinge
One or more elements that are combined to allow connected pieces to move in any range of motion.
j. Technics Brick
Specialize elements that are designed to connect with axles and pins. These may or may not have standard connect points.
k. Power Functions
Elements that are designed to store, carry, and use electricity. For example: Battery Packs, power cords, lights, motors, remote controls, and remote control receivers.
l. Minifigure
Typically 4 elements that make up a LEGO person: 1. Hat, hair, helmet, etc. 2. Head 3. Torso, usually includes arms and hands 4. Legs, usually includes waist

More information on types of parts and their actual names : Lugnet Parts Ref

2. Build and/or find examples of following types of scale models:

a. Micro Scale (a range of scales where the size of a person is smaller than a minifigure)

b. Minifigure Scale (builds proportioned to the size of a standard minifigure)

Lego Design.jpg

c. 1-to-1 Scale (actual size)

Brickshelf has a lot of amazing scale models here. Just type in the search what you are looking for.

Bricklink allows you to purchase LEGO bricks if your looking at building a certain model. Remember to get your parent's permission before purchasing LEGOindividually!

LDraw If you can not get access to LEGO. This is a virtual LEGO Program that you can use on the computer to use your imagination to build freely with.

3. Choose one of the following:

a. Build a 1-to-1 scale model of something from nature, your home, church, or school. Then share your model with your group or club.

b. Build a scale model of your house, apartment, or other building in your community. Be sure to include large furniture items like bed, stove, refrigerator, sofa, & dresser, etc. Then share your model with your group or club.

4. Build a scene or an item from the Bible using LEGO in one of the scale sizes from Requirement #2.

You can find some ideas on scenes to build on stories around the Bible at Brick Bible

5. From your imagination create your own design, using at least 10 pieces, in 2 of the 5 categories below and share both designs with your group or club.

a. Car, truck, or other land vehicle.

b. Plane, helicopter, or other aircraft.

C. Ship, submarine, or other watercraft.

d. Animal or plant based on a real species.

e. Machine, appliance, or robot (without power functions)

6. Choose one of the following:

a. Use LEGO as visual aid in a children’s story for youth ages 2-9 at church, Sabbath School, or equivalent group setting.

Do from home
Tip for earning from home during the pandemic
You will need to prerecord your presentation or present it via video conferencing. If your family is having Sabbath worship at home and you have siblings in this age group, you can present it live for them.

You are working on the Christian Storytelling honor right?

You could also include this as a way to communicate the "visual" requirement for many of the newer nature honors.

b. Use LEGO as part of a school project.

7. Write a 250-word paragraph, or in a 3-5 minute presentation to your group or club, tell how you can use LEGO to witness to those that don’t know about God.

Stop Motion Animation using LEGO can be a great use to show events that happened in the Bible in a cool, fun way.

Notes

LEGO®, the LEGO logo and the minifigure are trademarks and/or copyrights of The LEGO Group. Pathfinders and the Seventh-day Adventist Church are not affiliated with and/or facilitated by The LEGO Group.

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