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Discover Engineering Family Day - National Building Museum

Feb 16, 2013 - Feb 16, 2013

Age Groups: D,B,J (click for more information)

Who: Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors

When:  February 16, 2013, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Where: National Building Museum
401 F St NW
Washington, DC

Become an engineer for a day!  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!

  • 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

Fees:  $5 suggested donation

For more information please visit: http://www.nbm.org/families-kids/festivals/discover-engineering-family.html

No registration necessary, but please let GSCNC know you plan to attend by clicking here!

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