Learn to Discover


Classes & Activities in Monterey County

Learn to Discover offers a wide range of unique classes and activities in Monterey County in 2 different formats: Hands-on Classes and Robotics Challenges. You can find more about both types below. Sign up now!

We also offer classes in Santa Cruz County and Santa Clara County. Please see Current Class Offerings on our Home Page for more information.

Hands-On Classes
January - March, 2013 (Thursdays)

Oldemeyer Center
986 Hilby Ave., Seaside

One hour/day once/week for 8 weeks.
$130/class (see below).

Register below, or send us an email, or call us at (831) 662-9700.

LEGO® WeDo® Marine Robotics
(Ages: 5-14)
January 10 - March 7, 2013 (Tuesdays)
No Class February 28
10:15 - 11:15 am
Course ID: 405.2-10094 [ , ]
Class Full. Please Contact Us.
Prereq: None.
Length: 8 sessions, each 1 hour long.

This is a science course using the LEGO® WeDo® robotics system in which students will explore robots in an oceanic context. Students will learn about coral reefs while building a variety of robots, including a scuba diver, a fish, a manta ray and a sea turtle.
$130.00

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Theme Park Design
(Ages: 5-14)
January 10 - March 7, 2013 (Tuesdays)
No Class February 28
11:30 - 12:30 pm
Course ID: 810.1-10095 [ , ]
Class Full. Please Contact Us.

Prereq: None.
Length: 8 sessions, each 1 hour long.

Plan, design, virtually build and manage a theme park on the computer. Learn how roller coasters work, how to design amusement park rides, theming, and how to make your park successful, using a computer program. Then, physically build a theme park ride using hands-on K'NEX kits.
$130.00

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Variety of LEGO® NXT Robotic Creations
(Ages: 5-14)
January 10 - March 7, 2013 (Tuesdays)
No Class February 28
1:30 - 2:30 pm
Course ID: 420.1-10096 [ , ]
Class Full. Please Contact Us.
Prereq: None.
Length: 8 sessions, each 1 hour long.

Build and program a variety of "smaller" LEGO® creations, to jumpstart your imagination. These are not just robots! You will build and program a spider, a roller coaster, a remote control vehicle, and more.
$130.00

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The Science Behind Sports
(Ages: 5-14)
January 10 - March 7, 2013 (Tuesdays)
No Class February 28
3:45 - 4:45 pm
Course ID: 905-10097 [ , , ]
Class Full. Please Contact Us.

Prereq: None.
Length: 8 sessions, each 1 hour long.

Students will explore the connection between science and sports. Sports do not just involve strength and skill; they involve forces, gravity, trajectory, energy, physiology, technology and much more. Students will have fun performing experiments as well as computer simulations related to sports science.
$130.00

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One hour/day once/week for 8 weeks.
$130/class (see above).

Register above, or send us an email, or call us at (831) 662-9700.

Robotics Challenges

For more information, send us an email or call us at (831) 662-9700.