650 Maryville University Drive St. Louis MO 63141 US

Start date: Thursday, January 25 2024.

Schedule:

 On Thursdays from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM.

 0 times starting 1/20/2024

 Interactive STEM Studio- Inside Chesterfield Mall, next to the Cheesecake Factory

 Elizabeth Platte


Resource person: Gretchen Roberts: stem@maryville.edu

Location: Interactive STEM Studio- Inside Chesterfield Mall, next to the Cheesecake Factory | 291 Chesterfield Center, Chesterfield, MO, 63017

Description:

Students will explore simple machines and harness their power to bring imaginative contraptions to life. From building intricate Rube Goldberg machines that perform captivating chain reactions to designing pulley systems that can lift heavy loads effortlessly, participants will learn how to apply principles of levers, gears, wheels, and inclined planes to create working marvels. Throughout the course, students will discover the art of problem-solving and critical thinking as they tackle engineering challenges and transform everyday materials into incredible mechanical inventions. Join us on this journey of ingenuity and creativity, where simple machines take center stage in crafting extraordinary contraptions.

Available: 12/12

Price: $180.00 Taxes waived

Required age: 7 - 12 on the day of the activity

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