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The Great Adventure Lab is an after-school science enrichment program.  We’ve taught thousands of kids how to write their first robotics or video game programs (or both!). We do it all with a student-to-adult ratio of 7:1 for most classes.

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Lego Engineers, Grades 1-2

Tue 3:15-4:15pm
Sep 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, Nov 7, 14

(in the Mater Dei Upper School Science Lab)

Lego Engineers students learn and apply mechanical engineering concepts and create a wild amusement park ride, a go-cart, and, of course ... a catapult that launches Lego pieces! Students will  learn the physics behind levers, gears, pulleys, and other simple machines using LEGO® Education’s Simple Machines set. We’ll explore a new project each week and improvise on our designs to make our creations work in cool new ways!

Areas of Exploration: Engineering, Simple Machines, Physics.

Class Format: Seven 60-min. meetings, once per week.


Tuition: $120 per student; min 11 / max 14 students. Parent aide for full class gets free tuition.



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September 26, 2017 — 3:15 pm to
November 04, 2017 — 4:15 pm

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Mater Dei School
9600 Seven Locks Rd
Bethesda, MD
United States