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Registration Opens February 20th

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. Our goal is to 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!

We are an LLC based in Silver Spring, MD. We are fully insured and our instructors have passed background checks including FBI and state fingerprinting.


Here are mini-descriptions of our Spring 2015 offerings at Murch.  Please follow links for complete details, including photos!  Room numbers TBD. Instructor will send welcome email several days before class. 

Parent aide requirements:
 http://thegreatadventurelab.com/parent-aides/


Lego Engineers

Wed 3:30-4:30pm
Mar 18, 25, Apr 1, 8, 22, 29, May 6


GRADES 1–2

 

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!


 


 

Electronics

Tue 3:30-4:30pm
Mar 17, 24, 31, Apr 7, 21, 28, May 5


GRADES 2-3

 

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


Areas of Exploration: Electricity, Electronics, Circuits, Schematics, Troubleshooting, Logic.

Course Structure and Fees: 1 instructor, 1 aide. Seven 60-min. meetings, once per week. $125 per student plus $30 materials fee per student. Min. 11 /max. 12 students.


How did Ben Franklin figure out a way to harness electricity, thus making it possible for generations of kids to play all those annoying video games for hours on end? How? By playing around with it! Don’t worrywe won’t send your child out with kite and key to play in a lightning storm. But we’ve got something almost as fun in mind: making take-home electronics projects including, lemon batteries, burglar alarms, electric musical instruments and more!

 



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The Great Adventure Lab
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Registration questions:
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Schedule

March 17, 2015 — 3:30 pm to
May 06, 2015 — 5:30 pm

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Venue

Murch ES
4810 36th Street Northwest
Washington, DC
United States

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