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Tinker Lab - Motions

$180

with Aubrey Beckham

Calendar Current session started Aug 19, 2020 at 11:20 am, runs for 15 weeks

Students in grades K-2 will learn about motion and basic physical science concepts in this brand new course in our popular Tinker Lab series. We will explore the physics of motion through a variety of different hands‐on activities like experiments with boomerangs, dominos, paper airplanes and more.

Space Adventurers

$180

with Karl Liggin

Calendar Current session started Aug 20, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 15 weeks

In this course, students in grades 3-5 will enjoy 15 weeks of exploration through space. They'll learn fun facts and participate in hands-on activities each day. Students will learn about the moon and sun, our solar system, basic physical science concepts, space travel, and more!

Computer Foundations
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Computer Foundations

$175

This course for 3-5 graders meets hourly for 15 weeks. This course serves as an introduction to both computer science and digital literacy skills necessary for young coders. Students will practice and build computer skills such as typing fluency, evaluating online sources, practicing internet safety, and using common computer softwares. Students will also build computer science skills through interactive games and activities and will learn the basics of coding.

Color Theory and Design

$225

with Grace Lemley

Calendar Current session started Sep 9, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 11 weeks

This course course will explore how psychology, design, and color theory work together in different medias and art forms. Students will explore principles that will then be applied to understand how elements of art make an art piece visually compelling and how the principles of design aid in marketing impact consumers. The students will not only learn the concepts of color theory and design but also the application through media such as paint, photography, laser cutting, and wood burning. Presenting their own art and critique others' artwork will be an important part of this class.

Class Structure: 11 week course, an one hour class a week. Cover color theory over 3 weeks with 2 paint art projects and a critique day, Cover Principles of Design over 3 weeks with 2 photography projects and a critique day, and cover the Elements of Art over 5 weeks focus on 1 art project that uses the laser cutter, drawing, wood burning, and paint. A week dedicated for each media then a critique day.

Brain Benders Club
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Brain Benders Club

$145

with Avery Beckham

In this club for 3-5 graders, students will meet weekly to develop critical thinking skills through logic puzzles and math games. These skills will help students think flexibly and creatively while finding solutions to problems. The games and activities will promote deductive reasoning, logic skills, mental organization, and visuospatial thinking.

WeDo Space Cadets Club

$145

with Grace Lemley

Calendar Current session started Sep 10, 2020 at 5:15 pm, runs for 12 weeks

In this 12 week club, young space cadets in grades K-2 will use the LEGO WeDo system to build and program robots. A departure from our regular WeDo classes, special builds in the club will be themed to help students learn about space, and students will make out-of-this-world creations such as spaceships, rovers, and aliens!

Sewing a Sustainable Closet

$245

with Avery Beckham

Calendar Current session started Oct 1, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Are you looking for a way to spice up your wardrobe? In this course, students will learn how to sew garments and accessories such as scarves, hats, tops, and bottoms from upcycled materials. Topics covered include basic machine sewing techniques, button holes, seam finishes, bias tape, easing and gathering, and interfacing.

This 6 week course includes materials, but you may want to provide your own clothing to personalize. 





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