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Engineering Challenges! 

Immerse yourself in hands-on, build-at-home engineering design and problem-solving activities.   Use a variety of materials to build things that fly, move, and withstand forces and to investigate principles of science and engineering. Possible projects include flying origami, wood puzzles, paper towers and bridges, wind-powered cars, cell phone-amplifying devices, architectural models and more. You’ll also use 3D modeling skills to take your designs from the computer to the tabletop. Family and friends are invited to attend final presentations online and hear more about the learning process directly from participants.

Who It’s For

This class is for incoming 6th to 8th graders.

Instructors

John Parker is a STEM specialist and former middle school science teacher for Seattle Public Schools. He enjoys showing students the creative possibilities and applications of makerspace tools and technology.

Steve Howard is a middle school science and engineering teacher in the Edmonds School District. He is passionate about out-of-school learning and bringing hands-on, STEM-focused experiences to youth.

More Information

This remote course uses Zoom video conferencing. Classes meet in real time and are not recorded. Instuctors use a blend of whole group discussion, small group/partner work and individual work time. 

To participate, you should have access to a computer with a high-speed internet connection and a headset and webcam.

See the Policies section for details about registration policies and more.

Details

Jul 19–Jul 30, 2021

Sect. A
Day
Mon–Fri
Time
9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location
Remote
Cost
$675
Refund Deadline
Jun 7, 2021
Waitlist

Aug 2–Aug 13, 2021

Sect. B
Day
Mon–Fri
Time
9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location
Remote
Cost
$675
Refund Deadline
Jun 21, 2021
Register