CREATE-A-SKATER DROP IN LABS FOR EVENTS, CAMPS & PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS
What can you learn from creating a skateboard?
Most hands-on creative experiences provide a type of learning specifically distinct from basic abstractions or book-derived types of activity. In fact, the Create-A-Skate program provides students, and instructors, the opportunity to apply abstract concepts to a real-life object that most adolescents find to be very relevant to their lives.
Some of the scientific information presented in the CreateAskate.org program includes: Photosynthesis, botanical classifications, forestation, organic matter, cellular composition (expansion and contraction), geography, ecology, bio-zones, environmental studies, and recycling applications.
Mathematics is a key ingredient in the CreateAskate.org program, and includes: Weights and measurement (exactness), operations with fractions, operations with decimals, conversion, formulas, symmetry, ratios, and systems analysis.
Art and Design
A variety of techniques and applications are available and applicable to skateboard graphic designs. Paints, inks, dyes, transfers and other options are a few of the seemingly endless possibilities for each student to personalize their own CreateAskate.org skateboard deck.
Skateboarding is a healthy activity promoting an active lifestyle. Real life skateboarding, as opposed to the video game type of ‘activity,’ can exercise all the major muscle groups—think of skateboarding as aerobic conditioning in an adolescent-acceptable format. Tony Hawk has been recruited to serve on the State of California’s Physical Fitness board.
CREATE-A-SKATE (One Day Art & Science Workshop)
$40 per participant*
Minimum 10 Students
All materials provided. Each student will create their own skateboard deck to take home
We will work with your schedule
An engaging STEAM program. Participants learn the material science behind a creating a skateboard deck. They wil also learn woodworking, design, art & more.