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, 2023, 9:00 AM EDT – Jul 14, 2023, 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!