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Shape the World more info...
Location: New Century Fieldhouse (JCPRD)
Dates: Monday, June 05, 2017 - Friday, June 09, 2017 details
Grades: Gr 2 - Gr 6
Section #: NCFJC031
Registration closes: Wednesday, May 31, 2017


To register for class, please visit the JCPRD web page or call them at the number below.
Name: Johnson County Parks and Rec
Phone: (913) 831-3359

Explore engineering fields including mechanical, structural, aerospace, nautical and bioengineering. Building different projects students use critical thinking, cooperation, and creative problem solving to test and improve creations. The camper will have a couple of projects to take home.
Launch your imagination to new heights as you explore aerospace engineering! Discover secrets of working in space – efficiency and compact design. Create a trussed space station module, then connect it with others to create a massive modular spacecraft.
Create a sea-worthy vessel as you set sail with nautical engineering! Build and test a boat powered by potential and kinetic energy. Then try changing specific variables to improve speed, buoyancy, and stability.
Discover nature’s engineering secrets as we investigate biomimicry! We can learn a lot about efficient design from observing plants and animals. Build a walking insect machine, then test different ways to help it climb up the steepest branch.
Engineering is creative! Learn how gears, levers, and pulleys are useful tools for mechanical engineers, then combine them with art and design to create and test a motorized drawing machine.
Reach for the sky! Find out how structural engineers use ideas from physics to solve problems. Work together to build a structurally sound tower with a working elevator, then test and improve your design for strength and stability.
Scheduled DateTime
Monday, June 05, 20179:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday, June 06, 20179:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday, June 07, 20179:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday, June 08, 20179:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday, June 09, 20179:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Please specify the 'Dismissal Options' to let us know where to direct your child after the class