Tag: Physics

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LEGO® MACHINES: WHEELS AND PULLEYS

LEGO® MACHINES: WHEELS AND PULLEYS Tuesday, September 28 12:30pm-1:45pm Ages 6-10 We investigate how two simple machines, wheels and pulleys, reduce the amount of effort needed to move an object as we build a pulley system. Instructor: Coral Vega, MEd Location: Science Center (suite 5) Full…

Homeschool Workshop: LEGO® ENGINEERING LABS -LEGO® Bridges

LEGO® BRIDGES - LEGO® Engineering Labs Tuesday, September 14 12:30pm-1:45pm Ages 6-10 Students learn about design and construction of bridges as they learn about tensile and compression forces acting on structures, and build a bridge that holds significant weight. Instructor: Coral Vega, MEd Full…

Online Summer Club: Movie-Inspired Club

In this online summer club running from August 2-6, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math experiments inspired by the big screen. We experiment with "Harry Potter" chemistry potions, "Star Wars" space science, "Frozen" ice challenges, and more. We meet one hour each day (Monday-Friday) at 3:30pm…

Online Summer Camp: Movie-Inspired Science

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math experiments inspired by the big screen. In this virtual summer camp running from August 2-6, we experiment with "Harry Potter" chemistry potions, "The Incredibles" physics of super powers, "Star Wars" space science, "The LEGO Movie" engineering, Superhero movies…

Online Girl Scout Workshop: Frozen Science (All Girl Scouts)

Girl Scouts explore the science of ice as they conduct an ice-melting experiment, learn why snowflakes are always six-pointed and watch a dry ice demonstration. Registration includes a Frozen Fun Patch and shipping.
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Virtual Field Trip: Balloon Racers

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! Students will design, construct, test, and redesign the fastest balloon powered zipline racers in order to gain a working understanding of the relationships between speed and distance, and velocity and acceleration.
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Virtual Field Trip: Zip To It

Students will build a device that can carry a small ball from the top of a two meter zip line to the bottom in less than six seconds. After completing this activity, students should be able to use force, friction, motion, and gravity to explain a zip line.
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Zip to It

Students will build a device that can carry a small ball from the top of a two meter zip line to the bottom in less than six seconds. After completing this activity, students should be able to use force, friction, motion, and gravity to explain a zip line.

Take Home STEM Kits

Register to take home a STEM Kit and pick it up at Gritters Library. Available the first Monday of the month until supplies last. One (1) kit per family, and supplies are limited to the first twenty (20) registrants. January's STEM Kit is all about Newton's Third Law of Motion. Build a catapult out…

Take Home STEM Kits

Register to take home a STEM Kit and pick it up at Gritters Library. Available the first Monday of the month until supplies last. One (1) kit per family, and supplies are limited to the first twenty (20) registrants. January's STEM Kit is all about Newton's Third Law of Motion. Build a catapult out…