Mon, Jul 10|
Mezzacello 21st Century Urban Farm
Project Renewables at Mezzacello
This one-week program runs from 9am-12pm on July 10th-14th. Open to rising 5th-8th Graders, ages 10-14.
Time & Location
Jul 10, 9:00 AM EDT – Jul 14, 12:00 PM EDT
Mezzacello 21st Century Urban Farm, 33 N 20th St, Columbus, OH 43203, USA
About This Event
During this one-week morning program you will learn the basics of renewable energy and power at Mezzacello 21st Century Farm.
Topics covered will include:
- Intro to power generation equipment, tools and systems.
- Build a portable generator and power a simple tool or charge a mobile phone.
- Reverse engineer a solar powered device and document its function and features.
- Design challenges to build a LEGO water turbine to power an urban farm.
This week-long 1/2 day program will culminate with an in person demonstration of learning for family and friends, as well as a recording for later viewing.
IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTE:
Waterproof and sterilizable shoes will be a requirement for this camp. If these are not available, a pair can be provided for a nominal extra fee.
Students will be working with low amperage/low volt electricity in a highly supervised environment.
Experience with machines and electricity is a plus, but NOT mandated.
Program sold out? You can register to be on our waitlist. We will notify you if and when a spot opens up!
Minimum Registration Requirement: If registration for a program offering is less than the minimum number (10), the program will not be offered at that time. You will be notified if the program does not meet the minimum number You will receive an email a week prior to the start of the program with information regarding location, paperwork, drop off and pick up time, along with the culminating program presentation information. Please fill out the student forms for participation in this program.