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About

The Great Adventure Lab (formerly Adventures with Robots) is an after-school science enrichment program that runs in 50+ schools in the D.C. area. We’ve taught thousands of kids how to write their first robotics programs or video game programs (or both!). This is the start of our fourth school year!


We do it all with SMALL class sizes (adult-student ratio = 6:1) and highly skilled teachers, many of whom have or still work as scientists or engineers. Our goal is to make science, technology, engineering and mathematics irresistibly FUN for the next generation. Kids leave our classes demanding MORE!


You can read all about our classes and birthday parties on our web site: http://www.thegreatadventurelab.com. Our site includes plenty of reviews, photos and links to videos from our classes!  


We are an LLC based in Silver Spring, Md. We are fully insured and our instructors have passed background checks including FBI and state fingerprinting. 

 



Here are mini-descriptions of our Fall 2013 offerings at Sligo E.S. Please follow links for complete details, including photos! Room numbers TBD. Instructor will send welcome email several days before class. These activities are not sponsored by, associated with, or endorsed by MCPS or Montgomery County Government.

 


 

Lego Engineers 1 Full description, reviews & more photos

 

GRADES 1-2, no exceptions

 

Mondays: 3:30 - 4:30pm

Meeting dates: Sept 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4 (snow day Nov 18)

Using Lego Education’s Simple Machines set, we’ll learn the mechanical engineering concepts behind levers, gears, pulleys and more.  Each week we’ll build a new project.  Get ready for a wild amusement park ride, a go-cart and of course... a catapult. After learning the engineering concepts and building the machines, we encourage students to improvise on their designs, just like we do in our robotics classes!

 

Areas of exploration include: engineering, simple machines, and physics.  1 instructor, 1 parent aide, seven 60-min meetings, once per week. $110 per student, min 11/ max 12 students. You are welcome to be parent aide. Parent aide gets free tuition. See requirements here. To sign up, be the first one to use this discount code. LE ParentAide

We will contact you with further details.



 

Young Engineers Full description, reviews & more photos


 

GRADES 3-5, no exceptions     

 

Mondays: 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Meeting dates: Sept 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4 (snow day Nov 18)

Lots of people follow recipes for 30 years and still can’t cook. We don’t want that to happen to your budding engineers. In this class, kids will learn basic engineering concepts, while designing and building cool things like bridges, egg drops and …more!


Class will meet indoors but we’ll periodically venture outside to test what we build. 

 

 

Areas of exploration: engineering, physics., 1 instructor, one parent aide, eight 60-minutes once a week. $120 plus $25 materials fee per student = $145. . Min 11/ Max 12 students.ou are welcome to be parent aide. Parent aide gets free tuition. See requirements here. To sign up, be the first one to use this discountcode. YE ParentAide

We will contact you with further details.

 


Having trouble Registering?  CLICK HERE FOR HELP!

 



 

Contact

The Great Adventure Lab, formerly known as Adventures with Robots. Same company. Same management. New name to fit our growing curriculum!
info@thegreatadventurelab.com

Registration questions:
help@thegreatadventurelab.com
(240) 442-1855
www.thegreatadventurelab.com
twitter: @awrobots
www.facebook.com/thegradlab

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Schedule

September 16, 2013 — 3:30 pm to
November 04, 2013 — 4:30 pm

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Venue

Sligo ES
500 Schuyler Rd
Silver Spring, MD
United States

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