Young students make robots

21 February 2020: Our students in grades 2-6 build robots in our after-school engineering club. Advisors Jessica Houston, LCA parent, and Elizabeth Brasher, teacher, give students clues about possibilities and help them understand some manuals.  It’s intense, and fun. [unitegallery building_robots_2020]

Young students build bridges

A classic from 18 October 2019: Our students in grades 2-6 build bridges in our after-school engineering club.  Advisors Elizabeth Brasher, teacher, and Jessica Houston, LCA parent, give students the task and basic materials that they have to use.  They plan, build, fail, re-plan, rebuild, and succeed. [unitegallery building_bridges]

Engineering – a wind turbine

The Engineering Club. 17 January 2020.  LCA parent Jessica Houston challenges willing students to find the efficient way to operate a wind turbine, in this case, a windmill.  The turbine’s rotation winds a string on a narrow shaft in order to lift a weight, here, a pair of scissors.  A Read more…