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Mechatronics: Lego mindstorms

Mechatronics: Lego mindstorms

Learn about gears and gear boxes by designing your own race car! You’ll get to select and build a gearbox design and incorporate this into an F1 style race car. The race cars compete to cross the line the fastest in a drag race.

Shifting gears

Shifting gears

Learn about gears and gear boxes by designing your own race car! You’ll get to select and build a gearbox design and incorporate this into an F1 style race car. The race cars compete to cross the line the fastest in a drag race.

Mechanical Engineering: Da Vinci

Mechanical Engineering: Da Vinci

By observing Leonardo Da Vinci’s intricate models, you will be guided through some of the engineering considerations in his notebook designs, gain an introduction to gears and the energy-harnessing methods used back in Da Vinci’s day but applied in a contemporary context.

Engineering the Body

Engineering the Body

Explore a case study from the Vietnam War and learn about prosthetic limbs. Out of basic materials, creatively build an arm to complete basic tasks, such as a high five, picking up and throwing an object. Uses creative thinking and engineering design to address a social problem.