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Can You Build It? Engineering Camp!

In this weekly engineering summer camp, we will build, problem solve, and create using household items and crafting supplies. We'll build catapults, bridges, and even our own solar oven for s'mores!
Miss Lydia
5 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 11 learners
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year olds
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Charged weekly
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
40 minutes per class
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Class Experience

Students will practice their math, fine motor, and problem solving skills by building and improving a new engineering project each week. 
Catapults Material List: 2 Plastic Spoons 20 Craft Sticks Bag of Small Rubber Bands Soft Projectile (cotton ball, cut up sponge, marshmallows etc.) Rock Slime Material List: 1.5 lb bag of aquarium rocks or any smooth pebbles or rocks (rinsed) 1/4 cup clear school glue, like Elmer's 1/4 cup liquid starch Mixing bowl Wooden Spoon Bridge Building Material List: Straws Tape, either clear tape or washi tape. 1 Small Cup (like a mini Dixie cup) 100 pennies or coins similar in weight Parachute Material List: 3 plastic grocery bags tape string scissors a weight (an action figure or washer for example). Paper Airplane Material List: At least 3 pieces of copy paper (more is better so student's can practice) Crayons, markers, or stickers to decorate their planes. A ruler Solar Oven Material List: Cardboard pizza box (any size) Scissors Black Construction Paper Aluminum Foil Plastic Wrap Newspaper (optional) A ruler, stick, wooden spoon, or dowel Tape Graham Crackers
40 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Miss LydiaChildren's Librarian MLIS
5 total reviews
13 completed classes

About Me

Hi! My name is Lydia, and I love to experiment and make a mess! This translates into a lot of the classes I offer, like STEAM storytime and Messy Science. I also love a good book, which means I also offer themed Preschool Storytime, Middle Grade... 
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