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Amazing Wonder Workshop School Field Trip

About this School Field Trip Experience:

Get immersed in the new world of the maker movement and experience bringing design, art and technology together. Kids love to get creative and this field trip will get them on their feet and engaged hands-on with 21st century tools.

School Field Trips can be tailored and customized to complement your in-classroom goals, and the first step is talking with Catylator's experienced founder, Steve Morris, about what you want to do.

We organize meaningful hands-on activities that include:
  • Learning to use easy, free, browser based computer aided design software
  • Expanding spatial thinking from 2D to 3D
  • Developing and enhancing a creative mindset
  • Designing and building tangible, physical objects
  • Exercising skills in critical thinking, problem solving and creativity
  • Building a foundation of knowledge about digital data and how to transform it
  • Practicing learning by doing
  • Developing an awareness of the designed dimension of objects and systems
  • Honing skills to shape the world through building, tinkering, re/designing and hacking
Takeaways:
  • Lots of cool things can be made during the field trip depending on time
  • Best practices and principles of design
  • Hands-on 3D printing experience
  • 3D design skills can be continued at school and at home using free, browser based software
  • Knowledge of how digital design and digital fabrication works and how they are transforming our world
Example Projects:
  • 3D Name Tag
  • Spiral printed vase
  • Jewelry
  • Puzzles
  • Gears
  • Mechanisms
Catylator School Field Trip programs are taught by a real engineer with over 26 years design experience!

Field trip experiences are targeted for fifth graders through ninth graders and can be scheduled during regular school day hours. Elementary school and high school programs can also be scheduled.

Please call Steve at 301-588-8833 or email info@catylator.com to get the ball rolling! We can make it happen!
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