Jr. Structural Engineering with LEGO
Kids · Learning
Make amazing LEGO® creations! There are no instruction booklets in this class – you will use your imagination to build these structures while learning the engineering behind them. So while your buildings will look cool on the outside, they will be rock-solid on the inside, ready to withstand an onslaught from earthquakes, boulders, and even hurricanes. You may participate with whatever Lego you currently have available at your location. Our instructor will be using our base Lego Kit which consists of 160 2X4 Bricks (one color), 350 2X4 Bricks (another color), and 1 16X32 base plate. Ascendly is a social enterprise dedicated to teaching kids, at an early age, about how things work.
Meet Our Instructor
Coach Brenda is a senior instructor at Ascendly, teaching since 2016. She has become a go-to person in the organization, taking on an expanded role with the onset of COVID-19. Not only has Brenda helped with the transition to online classes, she continues to mentor other instructors as they make the transition to teaching online. Brenda has a degree in interior design and worked in the commercial field of Interior Design in Washington, DC for ten years. She is proud to have worked for several years on the Pentagon Renovation Program. This background gives her a unique position to help teach students about different styles and components of the buildings presented in our class challenges. In addition to teaching Ascendly classes, Brenda homeschools her two kids, plays the flute, loves to read, and teaches classes in a homeschool coop.
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