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Posted on February 2, 2015 by DC Thrifty Mom in 2015 Calendar of Events, Educational Programs 2015, Family Fun 2015, February 2015 Activities and Events, Youth Programs 2015 and tagged with , , ,

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Discover Engineering Family Day 2015

Become an engineer for a day!

National Building Museum

Saturday, February 28

10 am–4:30 pm, FREE

Every February, the National Building Museum and the National Engineers Week Foundation invite you to debunk the myths of engineering and discover how professional engineers turn ideas into reality. Celebrate Engineers Week by participating in this FREE, hands-on, and fun-filled festival. Explore thermodynamics, electricity, aerodynamics, and more with engineers at more than 25 activity tables and demonstrations made especially for kids.

Discover Engineering Family Day is a FREE, drop-in program. $5 donation suggested. Program and activities are most appropriate for children ages 6 to 12 with adult supervision. Registration is not required.

This year at Discover Engineering Family Day:

  • MEET a test pilot, an astronaut, and engineers galore!
  • MAKE slime!
  • DISSECT household devices!
  • CATAPAULT a Ping Pong ball!
  • TEST paper airplanes in a wind tunnel!

Scouts

Activities at the Festival may assist Scouts in fulfilling some requirements for the following Badges:

  • Tiger Cub Scouts: Make a Model
  • Wolf Cub Scouts: Family Fun, Spare-Time Fun, and Machine Power
  • Bear Cub Scouts: Family Fun, Build-a-Model, and Aircraft
  • WEBELOS: Craftsman, Engineer, and Scientist
  • Boy Scouts: Engineering
  • Brownie Girl Scouts: Building Art, Science in Action, Listening to the Past
  • Junior Girl Scouts: Aerospace, Science Discovery, Discovering Technology, Sky Search, Careers

Visit the Discover Engineering Family Day website to learn more about the festival.

National Building Museum Logo

Telling the stories of architecture, engineering, and design.

401 F Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
202.272.2448

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Discover Engineering Family Day 2015 ∙ National Building Museum

Posted on February 2, 2015 by DC Thrifty Mom in 2015 Calendar of Events, Educational Programs 2015, Family Fun 2015, February 2015 Activities and Events, Youth Programs 2015 and tagged with , , ,

Logo for National Building Museum

Discover Engineering Family Day 2015

Become an engineer for a day!

National Building Museum

Saturday, February 28

10 am–4:30 pm, FREE

Every February, the National Building Museum and the National Engineers Week Foundation invite you to debunk the myths of engineering and discover how professional engineers turn ideas into reality. Celebrate Engineers Week by participating in this FREE, hands-on, and fun-filled festival. Explore thermodynamics, electricity, aerodynamics, and more with engineers at more than 25 activity tables and demonstrations made especially for kids.

Discover Engineering Family Day is a FREE, drop-in program. $5 donation suggested. Program and activities are most appropriate for children ages 6 to 12 with adult supervision. Registration is not required.

This year at Discover Engineering Family Day:

  • MEET a test pilot, an astronaut, and engineers galore!
  • MAKE slime!
  • DISSECT household devices!
  • CATAPAULT a Ping Pong ball!
  • TEST paper airplanes in a wind tunnel!

Scouts

Activities at the Festival may assist Scouts in fulfilling some requirements for the following Badges:

  • Tiger Cub Scouts: Make a Model
  • Wolf Cub Scouts: Family Fun, Spare-Time Fun, and Machine Power
  • Bear Cub Scouts: Family Fun, Build-a-Model, and Aircraft
  • WEBELOS: Craftsman, Engineer, and Scientist
  • Boy Scouts: Engineering
  • Brownie Girl Scouts: Building Art, Science in Action, Listening to the Past
  • Junior Girl Scouts: Aerospace, Science Discovery, Discovering Technology, Sky Search, Careers

Visit the Discover Engineering Family Day website to learn more about the festival.

National Building Museum Logo

Telling the stories of architecture, engineering, and design.

401 F Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
202.272.2448

Web | Facebook |Twitter | Pinterest YouTube | Tumblr | Flickr

Comments are closed.

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FREE KIDS WORKSHOPS

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Disney on Ice Presents Dare to Dream

Great Grapes! Wine & Food Festival, Plus Live Music

Brick Fest Live: LEGO Experience

Ticket to D.C. United Soccer Game

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