The wow it works programs are modular programs and kids get to learn new things everyday in the program . Each program is a fun-filled activity based program with focus on
- learning and acquiring of knowledge by kids
- application of knowledge
- design and build with the newly acquired by kids
- teamwork and socializing
- most importantly , having fun
Here are some of the activities
Activities | “wow it works” Gravity robots
The theme is about the Center of mass (or center of gravity) . Kids will learn what is the center of mass and how it affects balance and equilibrium . Kids will also learn what are the factors that affect center of mass such as the height , base and shape (or form) , which is the reason why a racing car is more stable than a double decker bus . In this activity , the design and construction of the gravity robot is through a set of templates assigned , which will allow kids to experiment with the different combinations so that they can experience the different factors and impact they might have on the stability of the gravity robots .
Activities | “wow it works” paper roller coaster
In this activity , kids gets to learn about inclined planes and how they affect the speed (up and down) . The larger the inclination , the faster the fall (downhill) . To reduce the speed , a lower inclined plane , steps or a spiral are possible options . If when a car wants to go up a hill , a car will have difficulty going up if the inclination is very steep . So options like spiral , where one drives around the mountain to get to the mountain top can be a solution . So by understanding the various ways and means to go up or come down , one can actually design and build a roller coaster using paper to demonstrate the concept of height and distance , including a loop , where the speed of travel and the height of the loop matters !!
Activities | “wow it works” pin wheel
The theme is about “Wind” . Kids get to learn about the mysterious wind , which they cannot see , but , they can feel or know , when the leaves of a tree moves . Kids get to know how wind is created and what we can do with wind and what are its application . Without wind or air movement , the plane will will not be able to fly as it has no “lift” , and the sail boat will not move . With the wind we can create “work” and also light up our homes . Through a very simple construction of a pin wheel , kids get to play with different pin wheel sizes to determine which can do more work . The pin wheel can also light up a bulb as shown in the video below . In the end , kids get to experience and use the knowledge to design and build models that represent the real world
Activities | “Wow it works”windmill
- a different number of blades to be used on the windmill , from 2 to 4 blades
- a different blades design , some tapered at the ends , some thin , some broad ,
- a different blade angles .
For more information about our activities or program , do contact us at the following
Tel : +65 9832 0455
Time : 3pm to 7pm daily
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