Feb 18 - Feb 22 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Drop-in Activities for Ages 6-10
Suggested Donation: $5
This week is all about electricity and magnetism!
Jump start your kid’s creativity with five different hair-raising hands-on activities that build problem-solving skills. With a new project each day, your young scientists can come to the ones they’re most attracted to or stay plugged in for all five!
|Ages||All five activities are designed for ages 6-10.|
|Location||Museum Auditorium - directly off the Main Lobby. Note: Children must be accompanied by an adult throughout each activity.|
|Times||Monday through Friday between 10:00-12:00 pm. Each drop-in activity is estimated to take between 30-60 minutes, depending on the child.|
|Registration||No preregistration is required.|
|Cost||To cover the cost of materials, there is a suggested donation of $5 per family.|
|Questions||Contact Rob Verbsky by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (207) 594-4418.|
Monday, February 18: Handheld Generators
Use the muscles in your hand to create the same effect as an industrial power plant.
Tuesday, February 19: Magnetic Motors
Transform a simple plastic cup into your own personal motor, powered by an electromagnet current.
Wednesday, February 20: Windmills
Harness the power of wind with a dixie cup by converting mechanical movement into raw power.
Thursday, February 21: Electric Cars
Build your very own car with some of the same basic ingredients that Henry Ford did back in the day.
Friday, February 22: Sail Carts
Half sailboat, half go-cart, bust a basic physics problem with little more than a sail and some old CDs.