This course is now in Progress
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LEGO® Simple Machines to Remote Control
The course will run on Tuesdays March 4, 11, 18, 25 & April 1, 8 2014
Participants will learn about machines with a series of fun hands-on LEGO® activities. The course will start out with the fundamentals of simple machines. As the course moves forward they will learn how to combine simple machines to create complex machines. The course will culminate with learning how electronics are used with mechanical parts. Participants will create and use remote control machines. 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.
There is a choice of two session times for this mini-course: 12:30-2:30pm or 3:30pm -5:30pm
Each session is limited to 20 participants
The course is for students ages 5 to 9 years old.
The cost for this Mini-Course is $130 per child ($120 for SEE members).
This Mini-Course was created by and will be run by Brickapalooza. The course instructor Eric Kingsley, is an adult LEGO® fan, he has been a LEGO® Ambassador and currently works on fan created content for LEGO® Universe. He also helped plan and build SEE's LEGO® Millyard Project.
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