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Gear Heads: With Attitude


Get ready to dive deep into mechanics with this gear-heavy course! You will learn how to do calculate ratios and compound gear ratios to create maximum torque and speed. You will also learn to modify mechanisms to spin, push, and/or pull objects at optimal rates. You will learn how to count gear ratios and multiply compound gear ratios to be able to create robots that can accomplish the task at hand.

Age Group

1st Grade to 5th Grade (Ages 6 to 10)

Who will like this Course?

Children who wish to know more about how the world around them works.

Recommended Prerequisites

Inquisitive individuals who don’t mind getting a bit messy.

June 3 to 7 - Monday to Friday

Faith West School (Full Day - 9 am to 4 pm)

June 10 to 14 - Monday to Friday

UH-Downtown (Full Day - 9 am to 4 pm)
St. Thomas More Parish School (Full Day Session 9 am to 4 pm)

June 17 to 21 - Monday to Friday

UH-Clear Lake (Full Day - 8:30 am to 3 pm)
Nolan Ryan Jr. High School (Full Day - 9 am to 4 pm)

June 24 to 28 - Monday to Friday

St. Thomas More Parish School (Full Day Session 9 am to 4 pm)

July 8 to 12 - Monday to Friday

Cornerstone Christian Academy (Full Day - 9 am to 4 pm)

Full Day (ONE Week)

Tuition: $ 269

On or Before March 31, 2019
$ 249
April 1, 2019 to May 20, 2019
$ 259
On or After May 21, 2019
$ 269

Half Day (ONE Week) - available only AM session

Tuition: $ 179

On or Before March 31, 2019
$ 159
April 1, 2019 to May 20, 2019
$ 169
On or After May 21, 2019
$ 179

University of Houston-Downtown
1 Main Street, Suite 716N
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 221-8032

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