Above: Photo of children working with KEVA (Knowledge – Exploration – Visual Arts) planks used to build structures from skyscrapers to suspension bridges!
Grab your hard hat and join us for a series of classes devoted to the science of construction. Use the KEVA planks in our new exhibition “Block Busters” to design the tallest tower or build the longest bridge. Return to the classroom to make castles, boats, and buildings out of unexpected materials. Let your creativity go wild!
Day 1 (12/28/09): Mega Structures
Build teetering towers, dazzling domes, phenomenal pyramids, and other colossal structures in this exploration of big buildings.
Day 2 (12/29/09): Castles and Coasters
Discover why planning is key to the construction of everything from fortresses to theme park attractions. Experiment with KEVA planks and recycled materials to create your own fantasy land.
Day 3 (12/30/09): Design Lab
Architects and artists have a lot in common. Find out how these experts tap into their creativity to design amazing scupltures.
Day 4 (12/31/09): Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
Construction isn't limited to buildings. Get on the move while exploring how engineers design cars, boats, trains, and planes.
Download a registration form or call (619) 238-1233 ext. 806.
Location: Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, Get Directions