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You’re invited to…Lab Liftoff: Mega Machines
Mega Machines is a STEAM skills and design workshop for young inventors aged 8-12 years and over with the iOi and MakerClub – the world’s Number 1 Young Inventors’ Club!
From design to electronics, mechanics to programming, you’ll be designing, experimenting, prototyping and programming multiple mechanisms to carry out tasks in a creative and and whacky way. By the end of the week, each team will have designed and prototyped one big Mega Machine!
What can I expect at Lab Liftoff: Mega Machines
At this three-day summer workshop, children will learn about machines, electronics and programming by creating a a crazy Rube Goldberg Machine. And what’s that? Well, watch the largest Rube Goldberg Machine in action here on Youtube, turning on some Christmas lights. Feeling hungry? How about using a Rube Goldberg machine to make you breakfast? You can make them as complicated as you like, the bigger the more mega, it’s all about making, electronics and chain reactions to perform a task.
See a Mega Machines workshop with MakerClub in action:
Day one: Imagination and Design
Day two: Electronics and Prototyping
Day three: Iteration and Presentation
By the end of the workshop, children will:
When is Lab Liftoff: Mega Machines
This is a three-day activity camp at the Imagination Lab. There are two workshops available to book, the first workshop is 24-26 July and the second workshop is 31 July – 2 August. Select the start date of the camp you want to book in the booking form below. The days are 10am – 4pm. Children are required to attend all three days of the camp.
Who is Lab Liftoff: Mega Machines for and how much does it cost?
This activity camp is suitable for children aged 8-12 years old and is £180 for the three days. Children do not need to be accompanied but must be dropped off and picked up by an adult or carer at the beginning and the end of each day. All participants must bring a packed lunch.
If you have further questions about the camp, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org