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LEGOLAND® Discovery Center has collaborated with LEGO® Education to provide unique, high quality learning experiences. Our workshops are designed to bring math, science, engineering and language to life and encourage skills in communication, collaboration, critical-thinking and problem solving. Discover the learning philosophy of LEGO Education in the thrilling atmosphere of LEGOLAND Discovery Center, offering a wonderful balance of learning and fun!

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Spinning Tops

SPINNING TOPS

In this exciting 30 minute workshop students build LEGO spinning tops, collect data on whose spinning top spins the longest, while also learning about the forces that affect their tops performance. 

  • Grade Level: 1st Grade
  • Subjects Covered: Engineering, Design, Mathematics
  • Materials Used: Early Simple Machines III Set
  • Standards Addressed: NGSS: K-2-ETS1-1; K-2-ETS1-2; K-2-ETS1-3 and CCSS: SL.CCR.1; SL.CCR.2

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Spin The Gears Workshop

Spin the Gears

Gears, gears, gears! In this workshop students will build a series of models and experiment with gears exploring the difference between drive vs. driven gears, clockwise vs. counter clockwise, and discovering the concepts of effort and force.

  • Grades: 2nd - 3rd
  • Subjects Covered: Engineering, Design, Mathematics
  • Capacity: Up to 30 students per workshop
  • Standards Addressed:
    • NGSS: 3-5-ETS1-2; 3-5-ETS1-3
    • CCSS: SL.CCR.1; SL.CCR.2

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Pre-Visit Activities
Great Experience

What a great experience!

In this workshop students will recount an experience they had in their city or hometown, literally building their characters, setting, and plot using LEGO elements. They will also write about their experience using their model as a visual referencing tool and share their story with others. 

  • Grades: 2nd - 6th
  • Subjects Covered: English Language Arts
  • Capacity: Up to 30 students per workshop
  • Standards Addressed:
    • CCSS: SL.CCR.4; SL.CCR.6; L.5.1.c; L.CCR.1

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Pre-Visit Activities
Spinning Tops

Merry-go-round

This workshop provides a fun, hand-on way to get students excited about engineering, design, and mathematics. Students build a LEGO merry-go-round to explore gear ratios then experiment with gear trains to see which combination enables their ride to spin the fastest.

  • Grades: 4th - 6th
  • Subjects Covered: Engineering, Design, Mathematics, Listening and Speaking
  • Capacity: Up to 30 students per workshop
  • Standards Addressed:
    • NGSS: 3-5-ETS1-2; 3-5-ETS1-3
    • CCSS: SL.CCR.1; SL.CCR.2 

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Pre-Visit Activities

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If you require further information on school visits please contact our booking team. We'll be more than happy to provide all the information you need to ensure your students have a memorable, inspiring experience. Email: kc.groups@merlinentertainments.biz

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