Melbourne (Docklands) and Brisbane
2013 Middle Years Excursion Program (Grades 3-8)
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Workshop 1: INVESTIGATING MECHANISMS & STRUCTURES
Explore first class, second class & third class levers
in action while building a picker-upper for grandpa's glasses
Investigate compound belt drives, changing direction of rotation and speed while creating an entertainment machine
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and gearing up of a merry-go-round.
Workshop 2: EXPLORING ENERGY
GO GREEN CAR
Explore the use of a LEGO capacitor to demonstrate the transfer, transformation and storage of energy. Build a car and use stored energy to compete in the LEGO Grand Prix.
LEGO LAND YACHT
Build a LEGO Land Yacht and use wind power to see it sail. Explore how you can store energy to use fo a non windy day. Make your yacht efficient as possible.
Explore the use of solar power and wind power. Discover how energy can be stored, transferred and transformed to run a ferris wheel.
Build a LEGO house. Explore the use of solar power to turn on lights, and even operate a cooling system.
PUMP IT UP
Explore LEGO pneumatic pumps, valves & cylinders to create air power. Inves
Workshop 3: ROBOT ADVENTURES
Using new WeDo build a LEGO robot goalie and take the challenge to program and control it to stop you from scoring goals.
NXT SPACE RESCUE
ADVANCING WITH ROBOTS
Workshop 4: LEGO MOVIE MAKING
Build LEGO Movie Sets. Film the action using the LEGO camera and computer. Add titles, sound effects and edit to create blockbuster'. Choose a theme from the three choices below. Sit back to watch a show of short movies!!
JOURNEY INTO SPACE
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Cost (incl gst)