physics

Lego cars propelled by balloons

There are a lot of learning points in creating Balloon-propelled cars out of Lego. We learned about weight distribution, friction and the amount of energy needed to move an object. But we also learned to take turns, to realise that bad results are just a springboard to fixing the problem and trying again.

May 11th, 2016|programme|

Engineering our own bridges

After a long relaxing break away from Lesedi Outreach, Term 3 resumes and learning begins once more. Saturday 28 July being our first lesson back since the five week holiday, we decided to do something fun yet educational with the children to avoid becoming too monotonous. Learning about bridges was the name of the game.  [...]

July 30th, 2012|programme|