Category Archives: AwesomeShop
We talked a lot about different parts of the bike last week, but this week it was time to put the rest of the bicycles together. We reviewed brakes, then moved into drive trains and other accessories.
By far the most fun class I have ever been a part of! This week in Play with Electricity, Jeff showed everyone how to make simple batteries out of fruit, copper nails and zinc nails! Also, as a special ending … Continue reading
After last weeks bike brake-down, it was time to start the rebuild process. This week we focused on the bearing systems, wheels/tires and the brakes. I have never seen so many old bikes being fixed at the same time. Some people also brought … Continue reading
Week two of the Play with Electricity class and everyone was leaning about measuring electricity and the basics of Ohms Law!!
As it turns out, Jeff took some awesome video of our second Awesomeshop!
We had the first ever class of Tron Bikes this past weekend and it was a huge success! Students from 9 to 39 years of age were all working together to not only learn the parts of a bicycle, but also … Continue reading
We kicked off the first day in our series of AwesomeShops today…starting with Day 1 of “Play With Electricity.” This AwesomeShop is an investigation of electricity, electronics and renewable energy. The idea is to help folks young and old to … Continue reading