LA Lego robotics teaching mechanical design

LA Lego robotics teaching mechanical design
Posted on 02/26/2018

Lynden Academy students may appear to simply be tinkering with Legos, but the third through fifth grade students are learning plenty in the realm of mechanical design along the way.

Under the direction of Carl Meenk, a paraeducator at LA currently in school to become a teacher, the students design vehicles and machines using motors and gears to accomplish a variety of new tasks. Recently the students created vehicle designs and completed in a tournament to see who created the fastest car.

Photo by eighth-grader Rebekah Bookout