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LEGO® University
LEGO ® University
LEGO's have been changing the way tomorrow's engineers and
builders think since 1949. Will you be next?

Spring Break Fun! Join us on campus for a hands-on introduction to the basic concepts of Engineering. With access to our unique LEGO Kits, students will create simple machines or "battle bots" to explore the topics covered. Problem solving skills, group work, and communication will all be emphasized.

When

Monday, March 25 through Thursday, March 28, 2013

Sections

There are two different sections which are designed for different ages and they are as follows:

Junior Engineering 1 (Grades 1-3)

Great hands-on learning and building. Students will creatively build and modify machines through basic engineering skills using our unique LEGO® kits.

Concepts Learned:

  • Basic engineering principles
  • Simple machines
  • Forces in motion
  • Problem solving
  • Communication skills

Collision Cars (Grades 4-8)

Students will use our unique LEGO® kits to build a variety of battling machines. This is a class of exploration, problem solving, and risk-taking with a goal of learning and experimenting with how machines work and compete.

Concepts Learned:

  • Basic engineering principles
  • Gearing and gear ratios
  • Electric motors and energy
  • Friction, forces, motion and aerodynamics
  • Problem solving
  • Communication skills

Schedule

  • 8:15 A.M. - 8:30 A.M. Check-in for Junior Engineering I and Collision Cars
  • 8:30 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. Programming for both classes 
  • 10:00 A.M. - 10:15 A.M. Break with Snack brought from home
  • 10:15 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. Programming for both classes 
  • 12:00 P.M. Pick-up for both classes

Cost

$135 (Includes use of advanced LEGO kits. Kits are the property of LEGO.)

Register

You can register now online by clicking on the link below:

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Special Information

  • Refunds, minus a $50 cancellation fee, will be given until March 15, 2013. After March 15th, no refunds will be given. The Office of Continuing Education reserves the right to cancel a class due to low enrollment, a full refund will be issued in that case.Refunds, minus a $50 cancellation fee, will be given until March 15, 2013. After March 15th, no refunds will be given. The Office of Continuing Education reserves the right to cancel a class due to low enrollment, a full refund will be issued in that case.

  • Registration deadline of March 11, 2013. Minimum number of participants in each class is 12 for classes to run.

Questions

1.888.281.9472