On Your Own: Discover Engineering Family Day, 22 Feb.

FY13DiscoverEngineeringFamilyDayScouts are welcome at Discover Engineering Family Day! Activities at the festival may assist scouts in fulfilling some requirements for the following badges:

Brownie Girl Scouts: Building Art, Science in Action, Listening to the Past

Junior Girl Scouts: Aerospace, Science Discovery, Discovering Technology, Sky Search, Careers

Scout groups may stop by the scout check-in table for a worksheet that has a full list of which activities correspond with badges at Discover Engineering Family Day.

Discover Engineering Family Day is a FREE, drop-in program. 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

More info here: http://www.nbm.org/families-kids/festivals/discover-engineering-family.html


What: Discover Engineering Family Day
Who: All (Brownies & Juniors can work on badges)
When: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 10AM – 4:30PM
Where: National Building Museum
401 F Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
202 272 2448
Cost: None

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