Museum of Discovery is proud to be hosting the second annual Tinkerfest (http://museumofdiscovery.org/node/196/tinkerfest-2013-activities) event, with over 40 "building-and-taking-apart" activities that is sure to please visitors of all ages. Here's a preview of what Tinkerfest has in store:
Technology take-apart – take-a-part computers and other repurposed technology and discover what’s inside. This helps people understand the component parts, their purpose in making the “system” work and that some of these parts can be used again to create new, functional technologies.
Comic Book Heroes – learn how to create your own superhero comic strip and then watch it in action in your own animated film.
Create an Interactive Sculpture – remember the Rube Goldberg cartoons? Make the phenomenon come alive as you use whimsical and everyday objects to create a chain reaction of actions.
Lockheed Martin – Build and launch your own little rocket with the rocket experts from Lockheed Martin.
3D Printing – have yourself scanned and printed in three dimensions. REALLY! Learn about this relatively new technological phenomenon that is changing the way manufacturing is happening.
Tinkering Food – learn culinary basics and interesting facts about nutrition and food from the chefs at 42, the award-winning restaurant at the Clinton Presidential Center.
For the full list of activities, see their website (http://museumofdiscovery.org/node/196/tinkerfest-2013-activities).
http://photos3.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/a/2/3/2/event_231161522.jpeg (http://museumofdiscovery.org/node/196/tinkerfest-2013-activities)Join your ASF hosts, Susan, Jen, and Ryan for this fun and educational activity - great for the whole family! We hope to see you there!