READesign High River – March 2018 – Session 4


Our fourth and final session for Project READesign High River was held on March 24 at the High River Library in the W.O. Mitchell room. Participants designed devices to rescue Jack and Annie, characters from “Vacation Under the Volcano” by Mary Pope Osbourne, from a ‘creek bed full of volcanic ash and pumice sand’ without … Continue reading READesign High River – March 2018 – Session 4

Project READesign High River – March 2018 – Day 2 & 3


Program Day 2 on March 10 saw students learn 3D design using TinkerCAD to create egg-head protection devices for Jack and Annie, characters in the Magic Treehouse series “Vacation Under the Volcano” novel by Mary Pope Osbourne. Jack and Annie use pillows to protect their heads from falling volcanic rocks and ash, and the students … Continue reading Project READesign High River – March 2018 – Day 2 & 3

Project READesign High River – March 2018 – Day 1


  Saturday, March 3 was Day 1 for the 5th session of Project READesign at the High River Library! Students learned about Engineering and the Engineering Design Process (Ask, Imagine, Plan, Build, Improve); they then put their new Engineering skills to work to design, build, and test marshmallow and toothpick ‘earthquake proof’ structures on a … Continue reading Project READesign High River – March 2018 – Day 1

High River READesign – November 2017


The High River Library in partnership with BrainSTEM Alliance is excited to bring a new session of the Project READesign program to High River this November 2017! Join other curious and inventive youth age 10-14 years in designing, building, and testing devices to solve problems for…