Maker Lab: Rube Goldberg

 Grades 4-7 

If you love to MAKE using cardboard, foam, PVC pipe, and junk, these are the classes for you! Learn all about the Engineering Design Process as you Ask, Imagine, Plan, Create, and Improve your projects. Study simple machines and put them to work for you. This week’s theme is Rube Goldberg machines! Design a complecated (but awesome) machine to do a simple task, like pop a balloon!

What kids make...

  • Rube Goldberg Machines from:
    • cardboard
    • foam
    • PVC pipe
    • recyclables
    • junk

What kids learn...

  • Engineering Design Process
  • simple machines
  • materials study

Curriculum Focus

  • Engineering
  • Making

Meet Your Teacher!

Dave Carras

4th grade gifted teacher for 12 years
M.Ed. in Elementary Ed from ASU
NASA Endeavor Fellow
Uses multimillion dollar satellites to find Tupperware hidden in the woods...

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Summer 2018 Registration

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  • AM Week 5
    06/25/2018 - 06/29/2018
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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