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 The Great Adventure Lab is an after-school science enrichment program that runs in 50+ schools in the D.C. area. We’ve taught thousands of kids how to write their first robotics programs or video game programs (or both!). We also teach science, engineering, electronics...and more!  We do it all with SMALL class sizes with an adult to student ratio of 6:1 for most classes. (5:1 for more advanced classes, 7:1 for non-robotics classes).

We make science, technology, engineering, and mathematics irresistibly FUN for the next generation.

You can read all about our classes and birthday parties at http://thegreatadventurelab.com. The site includes plenty of photos and links to videos from our classes!  
 



 

 

Robo Challenge Machines   Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm   

May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, June 5, 12


GRADES 3–5 (3rd grade prerequisite: LEGO® Robotics) 

Students may not repeat this class. Students must be in specified grade range.


Areas of Exploration: Robotics, Programming, Logic.

Course Structure and Fees: 1 instructor, 1 aide. Seven 60-min. meetings, once per week. $125 per student.

Min. 11 / max. 12 students.


Robo Challenge Machines is ideal for students who want more of a challenge than the LEGO® Robotics class offers. No previous robotics experience is required. Instead of working with step-by-step building directions and sample programs, we start each class with a programming challenge set by our instructors. We then use LEGO® robotics kits to design bots to go with our programs. We build catapults, crash-avoidance vehicles, hexbug nano catchers, and more!  


 


 

 

Lego Engineers   Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm  

 May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, June 5, 12


GRADES K–2 

Students may not repeat this class. Students must be in specified grade range.


Areas of Exploration: Engineering, Simple Machines, Physics.  Course Structure and Fees: 1 instructor, 1 aide. Seven 60-min. meetings, once per week. $120 per student. Min. 11 / max. 12 students. Parent aide gets free tuition. See parent aide requirements here:  http://thegreatadventurelab.com/parent-aides/


Lego Engineers students learn and apply mechanical engineering concepts to create a wild amusement park ride, a go-cart, and, of course...a catapult! Students learn the physics behind levers, gears, pulleys, and other simple machines using LEGO® Education’s Simple Machines set.

 Lego Engineers classes introduce a new project each week, and students are encouraged to improvise on their designs just like in our robotics classes!

 

 


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The Great Adventure Lab
info@thegreatadventurelab.com

Registration questions:
help@thegreatadventurelab.com
(240) 442-1855
www.thegreatadventurelab.com
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Schedule

May 01, 2014 — 3:30 pm to
June 12, 2014 — 4:30 pm

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Venue

Oyster Adams
2801 Calvert Street NW
Washington, DC
United States

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