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Girls Get Science in the news!

So you thought we were asleep on this blog ... Nope. We were wide awake the whole time trying to go out into the world and make a difference that would be worth blogging about. So here's something. On Nov. 2, we held our sixth-ever Girls Get Science event. This is a parent-daughter event for [...]

By |November 22nd, 2013|Classes, Events, Featured, Girls, NASA, robots, STEM|Comments Off on Girls Get Science in the news!

Edamame Piano – Electronics for Kids

Hey STEM fans, Does anyone in your household have the warped idea that electronics is hard to learn, not fun, way too wiry? (Ok, yeah, we concede the part about the wires). Well tonight, The Great Adventure Lab received its Makey Makey kits! For the uninitiated, Makey Makey is an electronics board that allows you [...]

By |April 8th, 2013|Classes, STEM, Summer Camps|Comments Off on Edamame Piano – Electronics for Kids

Time to Makey Makey some electric fun!

Ever thought about using a banana as a computer keyboard? Wiring your staircase so it works stepping on different steps plays a different musical note? Ormaking your own game controller out of play-doh?  MIT Media Lab graduate students say you can do all this -- with no programming, so downloads, no disks -- with this [...]

By |April 5th, 2013|Classes, Summer Camps|Comments Off on Time to Makey Makey some electric fun!

LEGO® Robotics … in Russian!

Знаете ли вы, что мы также проводим занятия и на русском языке? That's Russian for: Did you know we also teach in Russian? Our Russian-born resident physicist Natalia teaches our classes in Russian three times a week! She does it in two home schools and at the aftercare program at Potomac Russian Academy, also known [...]

By |January 17th, 2012|Classes, LEGO Robotics|Comments Off on LEGO® Robotics … in Russian!

Now open for registration: evening STEM classes for kids. All over MoCo!

Hey all - there's still time to get into one of our winter classes - even if the after-school class at your local school filled up!! We are now offering MANY evening classes around Montgomery County, from Bethesda to Olney to Takoma Park to Gaithersburg. And of course we're still offering evening classes at schools [...]

By |January 2nd, 2012|Classes, LEGO Robotics, Mindstorms|Comments Off on Now open for registration: evening STEM classes for kids. All over MoCo!

Announcing: evening classes at Oakland Terrace, winter 2012

Here they are! We recommend that you cut and paste the correct link directly into your browser to register. Some people have reported problems registering after they linked through other pages. LEGO® Robotics. Monday Evenings 6-7p at Oakland Terrace ES 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19 Register Here: http://oaklandterrace-lego-monday-eves.doattend.com/ AND Tuesday Evenings 6-7p at [...]

By |December 21st, 2011|Classes|Comments Off on Announcing: evening classes at Oakland Terrace, winter 2012

It’s already Halloween in some of our robotics classes!

This fall, we wanted to make absolutely sure that our Robo Challenge kids getting a chance to concentrate on their programming before letting them loose on their LEGO® boxes. So we've been challenging them to write certain programs, make sure they work ... and then design a bot that could use that kind [...]

By |October 27th, 2011|Classes, LEGO Robotics, robots, Schools|Comments Off on It’s already Halloween in some of our robotics classes!