CRETE | Engineers, technophiles, and problem-solvers are always in demand, and the push to maximize science, technology, engineering and math education is a serious one.
Children at Crete Park District Lego Camp battle it out in a demolition derby with the tanks they built.
CRETE | Youth ages 5 to 12 explored concepts in physics, mechanical engineering, structural engineering and architecture while playing with Legos and making amazing creations during the Crete Park District's Lego Camp. Design challenges, competitions and demolition derbies were all part of t…
Keagan Morgan, 10, of Crete, demonstrates the pulley system he built at the Crete Park District Lego Camp.
HAMMOND | Indiana State First Lego League Tournament competition was held Dec. 8 in Fort Wayne, where three Hammond elementary school teams and a Highland elementary school team competed with 49 other teams from across Indiana.
Parents who hope to expose their children to different kinds of play, like science sets for girls and dolls for boys, for example, can find themselves stymied by a toy industry that can seem stuck in the past when it comes to gender roles.
As summer winds down, there is still plenty to enjoy outdoors in Crown Point. For the month of September, the weekly Car Cruise returns to the downtown square from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday evenings.
CRETE | The Crete Public Library held Library Legos on July 12 with master builder Beth Weis.
GARY | Thirty-one teams will compete for one of eight spots in the Indiana Championship Tournament when Indiana University Northwest hosts the fifth annual FIRST Lego League Indiana Qualifying Tournament, the state's third largest, Sunday in Savannah Gymnasium.
MUNSTER | Five Munster FIRST Lego League robotics teams are revving up for the fourth annual Indiana FIRST Lego League Qualifying Tournament, which will be Nov. 21 in the Savannah Center gym at the Indiana University Northwest, Gary.
HOBART | There's a new team in town that doesn't have anything to do with touchdowns or baskets. They play a sport for the mind, using science, mathematics, technology and lots of imagination to solve real world problems in the spirit of friendly, gracious competitive events.
Children in kindergarten through grade 5 who are interested in cheerleading can attend the Crown Point High School Cheerleading Camp hosted by the current squad from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 10 through 12 in the CPHS field house. Participants will learn cheers, jumps, motions and dance. On Nov. 1…
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