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HCES Metropolis

$142

with Peter Lucker

Calendar Next session starts Jan 28, 2019 at 2:30 pm, runs for 11 weeks

In this club, Hampton Cove Elementary students in grades 3-5 will design and build their own city while learning all about urban planning!

Metropolis is a multidisciplinary curriculum developed by the American Planning Association that embeds language arts, mathematics, health, art, science, and social studies throughout the unit. This is an excellent program for students considering participation in "Future City" in middle school.

No class 2/18 (Presidents Day) or 3/18 (Spring Break). 4/29 is our reserved make-up date.

HCES Tinker Lab

$150

with Jessica Nunno

Calendar Next session starts Jan 31, 2019 at 2:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Hampton Cove Elementary School students in grades K-2 will learn about simple machines and basic physical science concepts in this engineering mashup course through a variety of different hands‐on activities such as domino builds, bridge engineering, marble runs, tinker cars, and more!

No class 3/21 (Spring Break). Reserved makeup date 5/4.

Laser Cutting with Vector Graphics

$75

with Ari Loucks

Calendar Next session starts Feb 1, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This class provides a basic introduction to 2D design using vector graphics. Adult and older teen students will learn the basics of Inkscape, its tools, and how to design and prepare files for use on our equipment, such as our laser cutters or plotter cutters.

Inkscape is a free and open-source vector graphics editor; it can be used to create or edit vector graphics such as illustrations, diagrams, line arts, charts, logos and complex paintings. Inkscape's primary vector graphics format is Scalable Vector Graphics; however, many other formats can be imported and exported.

No class February 15th.

Metal Workshop Membership Upgrade

$45

with David Mercer

Calendar Next session starts Nov 1, 2018
1 additional session on Dec 1, 2018

Inhance your membership by signing up for one of the workshop upgrades. The Metal Workshop Upgrade will give you access to our Tormach CNC Mill and Tormach CNC Lathe. 

Monthly Maker 1-Year Subscription

$144

with David Mercer

Calendar Next session starts Jan 1, 2019

Our Monthly Maker program brings you a guided maker learning activity every month! For each project, we will provide all the tools and materials you need to complete your own build in our makerpsace, plus instructor assistance as needed.

Projects vary from month-to-month, and are typically appropriate for teens and adults. Some projects are also appropriate for older children (ages 9-12), while others children will be required to observe an adult stand-in (for example, using the metalworking shop.)

This program is included in every full individual Huntsville STEAM Works makerspace membership (limit 1 per household for family membership). Typical drop-in rate for non-members to do a Monthly Maker project is $20 per month. This full year subscription for non-members brings you nearly $100 of savings over the course of a year!

Monthly Maker 6-Month Subscription

$90

with David Mercer

Calendar Next session starts Jan 1, 2019

Our Monthly Maker program brings you a guided maker learning activity every month! For each project, will provide all the tools and materials you need to complete your own build in our makerpsace, plus instructor assistance as needed.

Projects vary from month-to-month, and are typically appropriate for teens and adults. Some projects are also appropriate for older children (ages 9-12), while others children will be required to observe an adult stand-in (for example, using the metalworking shop.)

This program is included in every full individual Huntsville STEAM Works makerspace membership (limit 1 per household for family membership). Typical drop-in rate for non-members to do a Monthly Maker project is $20 per month. This 6-month subscription for non-members brings you savings of $24 over a 6-month period!

MSES Logic, Puzzles, & Games

$125

with Drew Carlton

Calendar Next session starts Feb 5, 2019 at 3 pm, runs for 10 weeks

How do speedcubers solve so fast? How can you be unbeatable at Tic-Tac-Toe? How can you balance a dozen nails on a single nailhead? In this class, Monte Sano Elementary students in 4th-6th grades will get their game on by learning the ins and outs of elementary logic, puzzles, and games to stretch their critical thinking skills.

No class 3/19  - Spring Break.

MSES Tinker Lab

$125

with Jessica Nunno

Calendar Next session starts Feb 5, 2019 at 3 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Monte Sano Elementary School students in grades K-3 will learn about simple machines and basic physical science concepts in this engineering mashup course through a variety of different hands‐on activities such as domino builds, bridge engineering, marble runs, tinker cars, and more!

No class 3/19 (Spring Break).





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