EFK Hampton Roads - Engineering a Good Break

Allison T. Williams - Suffolk News-Herald

Christopher Clark, 6, of Suffolk gleefully watches his rubber band-propelled helicopter spin about 10 feet up into the air before crashing to the ground.

With rainbow-colored duct tape, cardboard and a ruler, Makai Gillis, 9, is busy designing an environmentally friendly container.

Welcome to spring break at Engineering for Kids, a business at Chesapeake Center Shopping Center where more than two dozen children have spent the week learning and playing.

Cheryl and Mark Ellis, both mechanical engineers, opened Engineering for Kids in February 2015. Located at 4300 Portsmouth Blvd., near Chesapeake Square Mall, the business uses hands-on activities to teach science, technology, engineering and math to children between the ages of 4 and 14.... Read the full story HERE


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