Creative Building using LEGO® Bricks
Thursdays Oct. 23 to Nov. 20, 2014
Choose one of two sessions
12:30pm - 2:30pm or 3:30pm-5:30pm
For Ages 5 to 9
In this five week mini-course, participants are given basic challenges and are encouraged to build creatively in a hands on environment during each session. The instructor uses a variety of methods to guide students through the problem solving process ensuring the students learn and have fun at the same time.
Racers: Have fun racing custom cars down a ramp while learning basic principles of gravity, friction, and motion.
Boats: Learn about Buoyancy and displacement and how to float your custom boat!
Homes of the Future: Students work in teams to design and build houses both that are both creative and efficient.
Spinners: Build spinning tops and learn about balance.
Thinking outside the box: Students are challenged to build a particular object with a given set of parts.
Each session is limited to 20 participants
The cost for this Mini-Course is $110 per child ($100 for SEE members).
This Mini-Course was created by and will be run by Brickapalooza owner and founder Eric Kingsley, an adult LEGO® fan, who also helped plan and build SEE's LEGO® Millyard Project.
Print a form here or call SEE at 669-0400 to register.
Mini-Courses and workshops are classes with one or more sessions which allow students an opportunity to learn about one particular topic in more depth. Mini-courses and workshops always include hands-on activities. Mini-Courses are especially popular with home-school students. Please sign up for email newsletters on our home page to get advance notice of future programs.
Past topics include:
Introduction to Physics
Introduction to Chemistry
LEGO® Gravity Racers
LEGO® Zip Line
LEGO® Simple and motorized machines
LEGO® Stop Motion Animation
LEGO® Simple Machines to Remote Control