Engineering is Elementary - A Sticky Situation: Designing Walls
Location: Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
Address: 246 Dolan Avenue, Gulfport, MS 39507
Phone: (228) 897-6039
Price: $10 first child in family, $5 each additional child. Parents may stay. Museum admission additional $3 per person
Developed by Museum of Science in Boston, the mission is to foster engineering and technological literacy among elementary-aged children. Kat Hamiter, a retired Science teacher with 30 years of teaching experience, will be leading our program sessions.
Who: Suitable for grades 1-5
November 1 & 15: A Sticky Situation: Designing Walls
This unit explores earth materials- including clay, sand, and soil - as they're used in mortar to build a stone wall. Students will plan, build, test and improve walls of their own.
Sponsored by: The Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation
Classes will be limited to 30 per class.