Simple Machines Class

We have successfully wrapped up our curriculum-rich five week Simple Machines class for elementary students. ¬†Children and their parents met us once a week for an hour after school in an outdoor space at the Museum of Ventura County in downtown Ventura. Each class included an introduction to specific simple machines and multiple hands-on activities…

Phase 2 of the Rube Goldberg Event: Planning & Organization

Does the planning process seem too daunting? While the idea of planning for a Rube Goldberg Engineering Event might seem daunting, I hope this post will encourage you to take on this challenge. Additionally, in this post, I will break down the planning process and outline some manageable phases so that you will feel comfortable…