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Registration Opens July 15, 2015

The Great Adventure Lab is an after-school science enrichment program offering our classes in 50+ schools in the D.C. area. We’ve taught thousands of kids how to write their first robotics programs or video game programs (or both!). We also teach science, engineering, electronics...and more! We do it all with SMALL class sizes with an adult to student ratio of 6:1. Our goal is to make science, technology, engineering, and mathematics irresistibly FUN for the next generation.

You can read all about our classes and birthdayparties  at  http://thegreatadventurelab.com.  The site includes plenty of photos and links to videos from our classes!

We are an LLC based in Silver Spring, MD. We are fully insured and our instructors have passed background checks including FBI and state fingerprinting.


Here are mini-descriptions of our Fall 2015 offerings at Garrett Park ES.  Please follow links for complete details, including photos!  Room numbers TBD. Instructor will send welcome email several days before class. 

These activities are not sponsored by, associated with, or endorsed by MCPS or Montgomery County Government.

Parent aide requirements: http://thegreatadventurelab.com/parent-aides/



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Robo Challenge Contraptions

Wed 4:15-5:15pm
Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, Dec 2


GRADES 3–5 (3rd grade prerequisite: LEGO® Robotics)


Robo Challenge Contraptions follows the same format as Robo Challenge Machines, but with different projects including a venus fly trap, a marble counter and a marble shooting soccer game!  Robo Challenge Contraptions and Robo Challenge Machines can be taken in any order, but students may not repeat either class.


Areas of Exploration: Independent Problem Solving, Robotics, Programming, Logic, Mechanical Engineering.

Class Format:  Seven 60-min. meetings, once per week.


After school pricing: $125 tuition per student. min 11/ max 12 students, 1 instructor, 1 aide. Parent aide for full class gets free tuition. Code: PA-RC


Small class pricing: $150 tuition per student, min 5/ max 8 students, 1 instructor, no aide.


 


 



Early Engineers

Wed 4:15-5:15pm
Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, Dec 2


GRADES K–1


We know little kids are ready to learn engineering concepts, too! Our students use LEGO® Duplo Simple Machines Education kit designed for ages 5+ to explore the mechanics of simple machines. We’ll build seesaws, spinning tops, and other cool machines!


Students may not repeat this class and must be in specified grade range.

Areas of Exploration: Simple Machines, Physics.

Class Format:  Seven 60-min. meetings, once per week.


After school pricing: $120 tuition per student, min 11 / max 12 students, 1 instructor, 1 aide. Parent aide for full class gets free tuition. Use Special Code: PA-EE


Small class pricing: $150 tuition per student, min 5/ max 7 students. 1 instructor, no aide.

 


 


Lego Robotics B

Fri 4:15-5:15pm
Oct 9, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13, 20, Dec 4


Lego Robotics A and B are two independent classes. Same curriculum, different projects.  Take one or both in any order! Students may not repeat either class and must be in specified grade range.

GRADES 2–4


This is our core class in which beginners learn to build and program LEGO® robots using LEGO® Education's award-winning WeDo robotics and programming software. Students follow step-by-step on-screen instructions to build their own robots and a suggested program. More advanced students can develop more complicated programs involving motion or tilt sensors. In the final class, we take off the training wheels and challenge students to design, build, and program robots that can achieve a certain task.


Areas of Exploration: Robotics, Programming, Logic.

Class Format: Seven 60-min. meetings, once per week.


After school pricing: $125 tuition per student, min 11 / max 12 students,

1 instructor, 1 aide. Parent aide for full class gets free tuition.  Use Special Code: PA-Lego


Small class pricing: $150 tuition per student, min 5/ max 8 students, 1 instructor, no aide.



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The Great Adventure Lab
classes@thegreatadventurelab.com

Registration questions:
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Schedule

October 07, 2015 — 12:15 pm to
December 04, 2015 — 12:15 pm

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Venue

Garrett Park ES
4810 Oxford St
Kensington, MD
United States

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