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4-H clover 4-H engineering explorers: The wind vehicle challenge

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Date

Add to Calendar 2021-10-26 18:30:34 2021-10-26 19:15:34 4-H engineering explorers: The wind vehicle challenge Join this five session virtual series as an engineering explorer! Youth in grades 3-6 will engage in fun engineering challenges to spark curiosity, creative thinking and problem solving. Weekly lessons will focus on our Simple Machines in Motion theme. You will explore the six simple machines through hands-on activities and use them to create a basic Rube Goldberg machine that will solve a fun challenge. Live online sessions We’ll meet to work together on the weekly activity challenges, show and tell what we learn, meet a few special guests and learn how to problem solve along the way. Oct. 26, 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.: The wind vehicle challenge Oct. 28, 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.: The catapult challenge Nov. 2, 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.: Pulley power Nov. 4, 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.: Energy on the move Nov. 9,  6:30 - 7:15 p.m.: Build that machine America/Chicago public

Time

Central time

Location

Webinar series

Contact

Michael Compton, state STEM director
mcompton@umn.edu

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Join this five session virtual series as an engineering explorer! Youth in grades 3-6 will engage in fun engineering challenges to spark curiosity, creative thinking and problem solving.

Weekly lessons will focus on our Simple Machines in Motion theme. You will explore the six simple machines through hands-on activities and use them to create a basic Rube Goldberg machine that will solve a fun challenge.

Live online sessions

We’ll meet to work together on the weekly activity challenges, show and tell what we learn, meet a few special guests and learn how to problem solve along the way.

  • Oct. 26, 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.: The wind vehicle challenge
  • Oct. 28, 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.: The catapult challenge
  • Nov. 2, 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.: Pulley power
  • Nov. 4, 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.: Energy on the move
  • Nov. 9,  6:30 - 7:15 p.m.: Build that machine

Audience

Youth in grades 3-6.

Cost (two options)

  • $10 - Includes a supply kit and each of the lesson activity plans. Kit will be sent to you in the mail.
  • Free - Includes the lesson activity plans only. Participants provide their own supplies.

Registration

Deadline is Friday, Oct. 15 to receive the supply and lesson activity plans in the mail. Weekly attendance at the live gatherings is highly recommended.

When registering, choose the event called,"Engineering Explorers: Simple Machines in Motion". Read this guide if you are new to 4-H or need help registering.

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