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The “Wheel Tooth” About Gears

with Kristine North


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NOTE: This class includes a $52 fee to be paid to the teacher at the first class in addition to the $9 registration fee to be paid on Coursestorm.

Explore the world of hands-on mechanics using LEGO materials! Students work individually to build moving models from an assortment of bricks, numerous gears, wheels and axles. Discover how gear arrangements can change the direction of motion as well as the amount of force in machines. Using a variety of mechanical components, your LEGO models all really work! You choose which machines to construct like the dancing birds, monkey drummer, or spinning top. Students won’t take their LEGO projects home but parents are invited for demonstrations.

Age range: 7-12 yrs.

Activity rating: Tangy- this activity is a mix of calm and high energy periods, good for kids who can focus for short periods of time but also like to get up and move around

Registration fee: $9

Teacher fee to be paid at the first class: $52

Bio of instructor: Bringing hands-on LEGO based classes to this area for over twenty years now, Kristine is happy to offer exciting LEGO projects to fascinate the younger crowd.As a credentialed science teacher, she believes most memorable learning learning occurs through kinesthetic modes and loves to see her students delightfully engaged. For more information about the class, contact Kristine at 831-345-6987 or email her at

Apr 17 - May 1st, 2017
Mon for 3 weeks from 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Discovery Learning Center

111 Errett Circle
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Get directions

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