Doorknobs are one of those things that we see and use every day, but rarely stop to think about. The mechanics of a doorknob are actually pretty interesting, so when we replaced a door Mike decided it was a good learning opportunity.
The kids enjoyed dissecting the doorknob and seeing how the two knobs connected to each other. Then they decided to see what they could build with the components:
Johnny was especially proud of this “robot” that he built. It was a robot full of personality!
What things have you taken apart recently?