Thursday, January 03, 2019

January's Theme For Groovy Lab in a Box

Shakeitup: Engineering Design Challenge - A Lesson in Earthquakes

January box is called "Shake it up" - and it's all about earthquakes!

You are a groovy earthquake engineer who has been contracted by the city of Los Angeles. Using only the materials from your Groovy Lab in a Box, can you design and build the tallest skyscraper that can withstand the next BIG quake? During your ENGINEERING DESIGN PROCESS, you will investigate what causes earthquakes while constructing a groovy seismograph and shake table. Explore S and P waves, fault planes, famous earthquake-proof structures around the world and much, much more!

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Emphasis on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)

Extended learning through Groovy Lab in a Box exclusive online portal for children ages 8 and up.

As always, the "Shakeitup" box will have a Groovy Lab Notebook where your kids can read about the investigations and Engineering Design Challenge. Plus, all subscribers get access to the a Box web portal for additional groovy learning and STEM fun.

Be sure to start your subscription today so you can receive "Shakeitup" before it ships on January 29.

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