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March 11, 2021

For 9 weeks, parent and TLA teacher, Sarah Stolz, will facilitate 9 different pre-recorded engineering workshops created by McMaster University’s Venture Academy.  Each week is aimed at a different age group, however, if you would like to sign up multiple kids of different age groups in your family to work together, you are welcome to do so.  The activities will be aimed at the grade level listed but any age is welcome to check it out.  Read more details about each topic by clicking on the links below.  You must sign up for each topic separately.

April 12 : Civil Engineering & Problem Solving : Engineering and the Natural World // Kindergarten – Grade 1 – make a teeter totter

April 19 : Environmental Engineering : Energy in Our Lives // Grade 1-2 – make a windmill

April 26 : Mechanical Engineering : Understanding Movement // Grades 2-3 – make an interactive pulley

May 3 : Civil Engineering : Strong and Stable Structures // Grades 3-4 – build a bridge

May 10 : Engineering Physics : Understanding Matter and Sound Energy // Grades 4-5 – make a harmonica

May 17 : BioMedical Engineering : Understanding Life Systems // Grades 5-6 – make a model of a prosthetic hand

May 31 : Aerospace Engineering : Understanding Flight // Grade 6-7 – make a homemade jet

June 7 : Chemical Engineering : Pure Substances and Mixtures // Grades 7-8  – complete a chemistry experiment

June 14 : Mechanical Engineering : Systems in Action // Grades 8-9 – create a Rube Goldberg machine