Lego® Engineers Camp - Full Week (15 hours)

Lego® Engineers Camp - Full Week (15 hours)

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What's it like to be an engineer?  This awesome summer camp adventure combines hands-on STEM exploration with Lego® building to explore simple machines, boats and buoyancy, racecars, rockets, planes, helicopters, gravity, friction, energy and so much more.  Look inside.

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Quick Facts:

  • 15 hours of activities; 30+ labs. 
  • Best for ages 4-10.
  • Curriculum developed over 10 years by teachers and scientists at Curiosity Zone, an award-winning kid-sized science lab.
  • Easy to find materials; no expensive kits.
  • Immediate download upon purchase.
  • Online training & support.
  • License includes up to 5 locations/100 students (whichever is less) for one year.
  • Use for a complete week-long camp or break into smaller units.  Combine with field trips and other camp activities to create a full-day camp experience.
  • Turn-key science curriculum:
    • Detailed instructions for teaching interconnected kid-directed STEM activities
    • May be customized with your own ideas to create the perfect fit
    • Clearly defined learning objectives
    • Scientific background & terminology for each activity
    • Advice on setup, schedule, timing & transitions
    • Links to recommended daily science videos
    • Detailed supply lists
    • Preparation instructions, checklists & timeline
    • Complete set of printables
    • Coordinated STEM camp games

    Camp Outline:  

    Day 1:  Simple Machines

    • Make marble runs
    • Experiment with inclined planes
    • Make catapults
    • Experiment with levers
    • Experiment with spring scales
    • Use Legos® to make simple machines

    Day 2:  Boats & Submarines

    • Explore buoyancy
    • Make Cartesian divers
    • Explore air pressure
    • Make balloon-powered boats
    • Experiment with diving submarines
    • Use Legos® to make boats & battleships

    Day 3:  Vehicles

    • Experiment with balloon-powered cars
    • Play with race cars
    • Explore gravity, friction and aerodynamics
    • Make spool racers
    • Experiment with speed and kinetic energy
    • Use Legos® to make racecars

    Day 4:  Flight

    • Experiment with Bernoulli's principle and how to achieve lift
    • Levitate balloons and ping pong balls
    • Make a fly paper helicopters
    • Make and fly loopy flyers
    • Experiment with paper airplane design
    • Use Legos® to make airships

    Day 5:  Rockets &Spaceships

    • Make and blast off alka seltzer rockets
    • Experiment with types of “rocket fuel”
    • Experiment with rocket design
    • Make rocket balloon pinwheels
    • Use Legos® to make rockets and spaceships

    Download our free guide:  How to Start a STEM Summer Camp