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Engineering Day - April 14 2018

Engineering Day

Saturday, April 14, 2018, from 10am – 2pm

Get in gear to celebrate all things innovative! Meet the people who build bridges, design dams, create computer systems and make our world more functional. Visitors can also enjoy engineering-themed crafts, games and demonstrations.

Scheduled Activities*

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
Three Little Pigs STEM Challenge: Can you design and build a house that the big, bad wolf cannot blow down?

K'NEX® Bridge
Discover structural design, geometry and strength as you build a bridge.

Tumble Tower
Learn how engineers test a structure's stability with giant tumbling blocks. 

Cup Challenge
Test your engineering skills by using craft sticks, cubes and cups to build your own structure that won't fall.

Paper Airplane Challenge
Engineer a paper airplane to discover the design that flies the furthest.

MorphoStudio + Kennesaw State University 
Sustainable Energy | Generation + Conservation
Explore sustainable strategies for energy generation and conservation in buildings and cities through hands-on activities.

Tadpole Tales
11:30pm, Naturalist Center
Enjoy the book How Do You Lift a Lion? by Robert E. Wells and discover simple machines.

Cost: Included with Museum admission. Members free.

Mark your calendars for our next family event, Stones & Bones Day on Saturday, April 28.

Engineering Day is sponsored by

 Novelis

Learn more about how Novelis supports the community with its recycling program.

*Activities are from 10am – 2pm in the Great Hall unless otherwise noted and are subject to change.