grade 1
grade 2
Physical Science

In this hands-on engineering design activity, students use two-dimensional mechanical linkages to design and build moving toys. They engage in problem-solving and explore cause-and-effect relationships as they experiment with design and engineering practices.

*Offered December–January.

Disciplinary Core Ideas: ETS1.A Defining and Delimiting Engineering Problems; ETS1.B Developing Possible Solutions; ETS1.C Optimizing the Design Solution
Science and Engineering Practices: Defining Problems; Designing Solutions
Crosscutting Concepts: Structure and Function; Cause and Effect
At The Hall
Enrollment12 minimum
32 maximum
10:15 a.m. or 12:00 p.m.
75 minutes
CostExhibit Experience + Workshop: $465; Complete Experience: $525. Extra chaperones are $16/adult ($18.50 if a show is added)