Spring Series, 2013 - Grades 3-5
Spring 2013 programs have ended - check back in 2014 for new offerings.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
You will create your own alarm system to protect something in the classroom. You will learn about the engineering design process to create and test your alarms.
Acids and Bases
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Through the use of pH paper and red cabbage juice indicators, you will learn the difference between acids and bases. You will then get the chance to think like engineers and learn why acids and bases are important to ALL engineers!
Thursday, February 21, 2013
You will create your own water rocket while learning about chemical reactions! You will get a chance to test them out to observe the effect of surface area on thrust. (Be warned: You may get wet!)
Where in the World?
Thursday, February 28, 2013
You will get the chance to use triangulation and measurement to learn about Global Positioning System (GPS). Next, test out your new GPS skills to locate the location of different objects.