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Young Edison Program (6-9) and (10-12) (12 sessions)

A 12 week, STEM based program with a series of hands-on activities designed to get students to think independently and develop creative confidence. Students will have the opportunity to build, create, tinker, fail, try again and experience the joy of making something from the ground up, with expert guidance.

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Duration: 12 weeks, 1 hour per week
UK batch: Starts on 10th Sept – SOLD OUT
US batch: Starts on 14th Sept – one space left
Class size: 3-6
Class topics:
Electronics – 3 classes
  • Make a bulb light up & Learn about electricity.
  • Can you complete the circuit, to make the motor turn? Let’s do a conductivity test
  • Make Art bots with motors and batteries & dress them up!
Mechanics – 5 classes
  • Make a pull back toy car using rubberbands. Learn about kinetic and potential energy that makes the car move.
  • Can you make the marble roll the slowest? Learn about ramps, gravity and friction.
  • Help clean up the neighborhood by making a gripper to pick trash. Learn about linkages, an important mechanics concept
  • Make Rockets and shoot them as far as you can! What affects how far they go? Learn about rocket design.
Physics – 4 classes
  • Make a Thaumatrope optical illusion, and learn about how the human eye works.
  • With just paper and tape, can you make the tallest tower? An activity on civil engineering
  • How does light behave with different materials? Experiment with light and shadows using a torch. Put on a Shadow puppet Show

 

Supply list: A £10 / $10 electronics kit from Amazon and a few basic stationery items. A detailed list will be shared upon registration.
Instructor Profile:
Smitha has been teaching ‘learning by making’ workshops in California and India for the last 3 years. She has helped build many world-class products in 11+ years as a Firmware Engineer. She is an alum of the prestigious Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Course Curriculum

Electronics
Make a bulb light up & Learn about electricity. 01:00:00
Can you complete the circuit, to make the motor turn? Let’s do a conductivity test 01:00:00
Make Art bots with motors and batteries & dress them up! 01:00:00
Mechanics
Make a pull back toy car using rubberbands. Learn about kinetic and potential energy that makes the car move. 01:00:00
Can you make the marble roll the slowest? Learn about ramps, gravity and friction. 01:00:00
Help clean up the neighborhood by making a gripper to pick trash. Learn about linkages, an important mechanics concept 01:00:00
Make Rockets and shoot them as far as you can! What affects how far they go? Learn about rocket design 01:00:00
Physics
How does light behave with different materials? Experiment with light and shadows using a torch. Put on a Shadow puppet Show 01:00:00
Make a Thaumatrope optical illusion, and learn about how the human eye works. 01:00:00
With just paper and tape, can you make the tallest tower? An activity on civil engineering 01:00:00

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  1. Fun classes with learning elements

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    My son absolutely loved making the projects. The instructor is great and explains things well.

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