Monday, Feb 19, 2018 11:00a -
Saturday, Feb 24, 2018 2:00p
The Discovery Museums
177 Main Street
Acton, MA 01720
Join us as we celebrate National Engineers Week, drop-in 11:00am to 2:00pm every day! Engage in some everyday engineering as you construct and create with repurposed and recycled materials. National Engineers Week is sponsored by Raytheon.
Monday, February 19 and Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Everyday Engineering: Cup Towers
Challenge yourself to build a one-of-a-kind tower made entirely out cups. How high can you stack ‘em? The sky's the limit!
Wednesday, February 21 and Thursday, February 22, 2018
Everyday Engineering: Strike a Balance
Build a tabletop seesaw using rulers, paint stirrers and paper towel tubes. Then pile on the pennies and see if they can do a balancing act. Try balancing a bird on your fingertips and make your own "balancing bird" to take home.
Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24, 2018
Everyday Engineering: Tinfoil Ferries
Investigate floating by building tinfoil boats and loading them with pennies. How many pennies can your boat hold? Time to roll up your sleeves and dive in!