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Programs in a Box: Legos: Creative Carnival

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Thursday, October 26, 2017, 3:30 p.m.

Program Locations:

Fully accessible to wheelchairs
For children, ages 5 to 12 years, ages 13 to 18 years, children
Programs in a Box is generously supported by the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences and the Estate of Mary McConnell Bailey.

Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions.  

 

 

Week 1: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse.

Week 2: Race Cars - Participants will learn about the features of fast cars, explore the concept of aerodynamics, and build race cars that are powered by rubber bands.

Week 3: Pinball Games - Participants will define the object of the game, design features of pinball games, and create their own original pinball games for a building challenge.

Week 4: Design a Ride-  Participants will discuss and define features of thrill rides. Participants will also design and build their dream and/or favorite ride.

 

For ages 9 and up.

 

Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited so sign-up is required.

 

More Info

  • Audience: Children, School Age (5-12 years), Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years), Children