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Simple Machines and Assembly Line (Grade 3 and 4: Social Studies and Science)


Think about how many cars you see on the road every day. Were Calgary’s roads always so crowded? Not at all. One hundred years ago, automobile manufacturing was revolutionized by techniques developed by Henry Ford. Learn all about the time-saving, cost-reducing manufacturing process called the assembly line in this interactive program. Visit our Lower Showroom and Husky Station to find out more about these mass-produced cars and the conglomeration of simple machines that make them tick.

  • Cost per program: $160.00

  • Class size: Maximum 30 students

  • Ratio: 1 supervisor / 8 students

  • Program Times:  9:30am - 11:30am or 12:00pm - 2:00pm

  • Program Dates: October 17, 2019 - April 24, 2020

  • Download the 2019/2020 booking request form