Funtastic gears

Funtastic gears

Recommended Age Group: 5-7 years

Curriculum Focus: Science & Technology

Younger students will be able to build fun and colorful LEGO® models that will encourage them to discover basic mechanical principles.
By playing with and manipulating the models, children experience pulleys, levers, gears and wheels and axles while exploring energy, buoyancy and balance.

Through this session students will learn:

  • What gears are and what causes their circular movement
  • How gears change speed and direction of movement
  • How to build a model that uses gears to control speed