S.T.E.A.M. SKILLS & PROGRAMS, HOSTED AS SCHEDULED
Open Tech Afternoons (coming Thursdays Summer 2021)
FIRST® LEGO® League / Robotics
FIRST® = For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology
Designed to introduce STEM concepts, to kids while exciting them through a brand they know and love: LEGO®.
Contact us re: Team Interest (Open team spots are very limited, girls encouraged!)
New season starts around Sept. 2021.
Through a variety of program types, students learn the basics of the Engineering and the Engineering Design Process.
Example Programs and Activities:
Squishy Circuits use conductive and insulating doughs to teach electrical circuits and engineering concepts through play.
Jr. Woodworking Workshops
Projects teach the basics of woodworking: hammering, measuring, sawing, drilling, planing, finishing, etc.
Projects teach the basics of sewing: hand sewing, parts of a machine, threading a machine, control of the fabric, sewing a straight line and on a curve, ribbon casing and adjusting the stitch.
OTHER PAST PROGRAMS
Learn To Tune Your Bike
A collaboration with Velofix Southcoast: Mobile Bike Shop, all ages were helped with tuning their bikes for Summer.
Families learned about solar energy and then built simple solar ovens to cook nachos, tortilla pizzas & smores!
Themed Making Nights
Making and challenges based on themes such as: Valentines, Storybook, Easter, Mother's Day & Memorial Day, Father's Day, Thanksgiving & Christmas, etc.
LC Grange Youth Nights
2018 - Our FLL Jr. Team presented their Aqua Adventure project to Grange members. 2017 - LC Makers Families & Grange members collaborated on Mystery Bag Challenges.
Mini-Golf Hole Design & Build
Designed and built a mini-golf hole for a Little Compton Prevention Coalition Fundraiser.
Club Invention is an exciting after-school program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame where children grades 1st through 6th participate in activities focused on creative problem-solving and Innovation!
In collaboration with Loop By Loop Studio, children learned the basics of rug hooking and used a kit to craft a mug rug.