February 28, 2022. See if your parachute works to protect your raw egg dropped from our little viewing platform. Our students in grades 3-8 had a good day, in yet another biweekly run of our engineering and Legos club. Teacher Elizabeth Brasher founded the club, shortly aided by Dr. Jessica Houston, mother of two past […]
21 February 2020: Our students in grades 2-6 build robots in our after-school engineering club. Advisors Jessica Houston, LCA parent, and Elizabeth Brasher, teacher, give students clues about possibilities and help them understand some manuals. It’s intense, and fun.
A classic from 18 October 2019: Our students in grades 2-6 build bridges in our after-school engineering club. Advisors Elizabeth Brasher, teacher, and Jessica Houston, LCA parent, give students the task and basic materials that they have to use. They plan, build, fail, re-plan, rebuild, and succeed.
The Engineering Club. 17 January 2020. LCA parent Jessica Houston challenges willing students to find the efficient way to operate a wind turbine, in this case, a windmill. The turbine’s rotation winds a string on a narrow shaft in order to lift a weight, here, a pair of scissors. A question is, How does the […]