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Engineering: Simple Machines
As they cooperatively problem-solve in groups, young engineers will investigate the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of objects while building various machines. Exciting hands-on challenges will focus on Newton’s Laws of Motion and the Law of Conservation of Energy. Activities will illustrate the relevance of engineering in daily life as students design and build together.
Layered Experience: Pairs well with Dream Big: Engineering Our World and Secrets of Gravity: In the Footsteps of Albert Einstein (Planetarium Shows).
Program Type: Classes Subject: Physical Science
Cost: $6.75 per student & chaperone
Interaction with STEAM-focused exhibits makes learning meaningful, relevant, and exciting. Hands-on, minds-on activities in this unique gallery space encourage students to playfully engage in innovative, open-ended learning experiences. Design and building stations will elevate your students’ love of discovery.
Program Type: Hands-On Galleries Subject: Art, Math, Life Science, Physical Science, Earth & Space Science, Science & the Environment
Cost: $2.00 per student & chaperone