Engineering: Crazy Action Contraptions
Youth / S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) / Prek-Elementary S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) -
Unleash your imagination as you journey through the wide-ranging world of LEGO® building. Students working in pairs will build models and discuss the engineering science behind each. This fun, hands-on class shows students how engineering can be fun and silly yet still educational. Students will then be challenged to improve the model and customize their creations. Possible models include the Never-Look-Back Machine, Skittletops, Do-Nothing Machine, Coat Hanger Daredevil, Trapdoor Cable Car Parachute Machine, Rubberband Racer, Balloon-Powered Car, and other Crazy Action Contraptions. Please bring a drink and snack daily.
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