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Visitors to the Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers will enjoy 20 acres of historical buildings, historic gardens, the Edison Botanical Research Lab and the Edison Ford Museum. The newly restored buildings include the Edison Main House, Guest House, Caretaker's House and the Ford House.
Education Programs 2017-2018 Saturday Engineering
Ever wonder how to build a real robot or design a new invention? This challenging series teaches students the 21st century skills that are vital to the future.

LIGHT UP THE WORLD
Regular Price: $25.00
Member Price: $15.00
December 2, 2017, 1-3pm: Learn what the electron has to do with electricity and become an electrical engineer. Design circuits and flip the switch in this exciting field.
Session Ages 8-13: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 1:00PM - 3:00PM   CLOSED

MOTORS, GENERATORS, AND THINGS THAT MOVE
Regular Price: $25.00
Member Price: $15.00
December 16, 2017,1-3pm: How do we generate electricity? How does electricity make things move? Dive into the mysterious world of electromagnetism.
Session Ages 8-13: Sat, Dec 16, 2017 1:00PM - 3:00PM   CLOSED

GEARING UP! SIMPLE MACHINES AND MECHANICS
Regular Price: $25.00
Member Price: $15.00
January 13, 2018, 1-3pm: Don't work hard, work smart! Learn the basics of leverage and mechanical advantage with pulleys, gears, and levers.
Session Ages 8-13: Sat, Jan 13, 2018 1:00PM - 3:00PM   CLOSED

WATER, WATER, EVERYWHERE!
Regular Price: $25.00
Member Price: $15.00
February 3, 2018, 1-3pm: Take the design challenge and solve a variety of fun engineering challenges surrounding Earth's favorite molecule: H2O.
Session Ages 8-13: Sat, Feb 3, 2018 1:00PM - 3:00PM   CLOSED

OPPOSITES ATTRACT! MAGNETS
Regular Price: $25.00
Member Price: $15.00
February 24, 2018 • 1-3pm:
Explore the invisible force of magnetism and how it can used to move bullet trains.
Session Ages 8-13: Sat, Feb 24, 2018 1:00PM - 3:00PM   CLOSED

WIND POWER
Regular Price: $25.00
Member Price: $15.00
March 10, 2018, 1-3pm: What do a gust of wind, a ray of light, and rushing water all have in common? They all contain energy! Make windmills, connect circuits, and learn the basics of energy transfers.
Session Ages 8-13: Sat, Mar 10, 2018 1:00PM - 3:00PM   OPEN