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Discover Engineering Family Day

Posted on January 24, 2014 by DC Thrifty Mom
When:
February 22, 2014 @ 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
2014-02-22T10:00:00-05:00
2014-02-22T16:30:00-05:00
Where:
The National Building Museum
401 F Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001
USA
Cost:
FREE Admission
Contact:
202.272.2448

National Building Museum

Discover Engineering Family Day

Become an engineer for a day

February 22, 2014, 10 am–4:30 pm

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 an idea into reality. Celebrate National Engineers Week by participating in this free, hands-on, and fun-filled festival.

Discover Engineering Family Day is a FREE, drop-in program. $5 donation suggested. Program and activities are most appropriate for children ages 4 to 12 with adult supervision. Registration is not required.

At Discover Engineering Family Day visitors can:

  • FLY Become a rocket scientist and explore aerodynamics
  • BUILD Learn to build a suspension bridge using only basic items
  • EXPLORE Discover the concepts of mechanics and motion using a wind tube
  • MAKE slime and learn the properties of a “semisolid”
  • DESIGN and construct a structure to help protect from a tsunami
  • INVENT a pop-fly lever and see how high it launches a ping pong ball
  • MEET an astronaut
  • DISCOVER alongside Curious George and Cat in the Hat from WETA and PBSKids

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.

 

Courtesy of www.DCThriftyMom.com

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Event information is subject to change.

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Discover Engineering Family Day

Posted on January 24, 2014 by DC Thrifty Mom
When:
February 22, 2014 @ 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
2014-02-22T10:00:00-05:00
2014-02-22T16:30:00-05:00
Where:
The National Building Museum
401 F Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001
USA
Cost:
FREE Admission
Contact:
202.272.2448

National Building Museum

Discover Engineering Family Day

Become an engineer for a day

February 22, 2014, 10 am–4:30 pm

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 an idea into reality. Celebrate National Engineers Week by participating in this free, hands-on, and fun-filled festival.

Discover Engineering Family Day is a FREE, drop-in program. $5 donation suggested. Program and activities are most appropriate for children ages 4 to 12 with adult supervision. Registration is not required.

At Discover Engineering Family Day visitors can:

  • FLY Become a rocket scientist and explore aerodynamics
  • BUILD Learn to build a suspension bridge using only basic items
  • EXPLORE Discover the concepts of mechanics and motion using a wind tube
  • MAKE slime and learn the properties of a “semisolid”
  • DESIGN and construct a structure to help protect from a tsunami
  • INVENT a pop-fly lever and see how high it launches a ping pong ball
  • MEET an astronaut
  • DISCOVER alongside Curious George and Cat in the Hat from WETA and PBSKids

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.

 

Courtesy of www.DCThriftyMom.com

Always call or check the event website before heading out;

Event information is subject to change.

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