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Hands-on, project-based fun in applied science and engineering.
“Catapult Engineering is non-stop, hands-on physics fun with a medieval flair.” —mom. Outside, teams build two trebuchets!
Children get to explore many branches of applied science and engineering through fun experimentation, demonstrations, games and challenges.
Your child learns how a hydraulic system is used to transmit power and then builds model hydraulic machines!
Examine the world around us, up close, then borrow from nature to invent things. Biomimicry that is.
Inside, design, build & load test a take-home, model truss bridge. Outside, team-build four different bridges, including a suspension.
Learn how to code instructions for a drone. Deal with basic laws of motion. Let STEM take flight!
Design, build, test & fly your own model rocket. Use simulation software to test different designs, motors and flight conditions.
Experiment with optics and then assemble a telescope. Take it outside and make discoveries the way Galileo did.
Join marine biologist Lindsay Hirt and dive into marine ecology. Explore the wonders of the seacoast and join a whale watch excursion.
3D print your own designs.
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