The OES LEGO ® Physics program is a multifaceted enterprise that engages participants from 3rd grade, through middle school, and beyond -- in the fun activity of playing with LEGOs ® . The program was started in 1989 by Jane KN and has been going strong ever since. For more on this see: The History of the OES LEGO® Physics Program.
The program consists of the following components:
- After School Classes: Construct a building, a bridge, build and race a zippy car, motorize a crane, make and program a writing machine, or invent, motorize, and program your own creations in one of the many after school classes.
- Summer Programs: Come and build with us this summer in one of our themed programs tht range over Medieval structures, machines, moving vehicles, or robotics.
- Shows. ...
- Building Events. ...
- TA & Volunteer positions. ...
In addition to the basic skills of transforming 2-D technical depictions into 3-D objects, students practice working together in teams, and responsibly representing their work and the program as OES LEGO® professionals, including being ready to explain the theory of operation of simple machines and other constructions.
2015 LEGO Physics at the Oregon Zoo:
In the Skyline Room (Located beneath the Cascade Grill at the Zoo Entrance)
- Saturday, May 30, 2015: 9 am - Zoo Closing
- Sunday, May 31, 2015: 9 am - 5 pm