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CANCELED - Wonder Women of STEM Workshop: Amelia Earhart (Grades 4-8)

Event Type: Children - STEM
Age Group(s): Grades 4 - 5, Middle School (Grades 6 - 8)
Date: 3/17/2020
Start Time: 4:30 PM
End Time: 5:30 PM
Description:
 To celebrate Women's History Month, each week of this workshop series for grades 4-8 will explore a different field of STEM and learn about historic women who were innovators in their field despite the challenges of their time. March 17 - How Does Amelia Earhart Fly? Learn the history and physics behind aviation. Participants will build prototypes of flying machines out of recycled materials to help Amelia Earhart take her historic flight across the Atlantic. Junior engineers will be asked to test their prototypes in our wind tube. They will be learn simple mechanical physics to design their aircrafts to hover, flip and turn. Stay after the workshop to watch the film Amelia (PG, 111min) about the life of Amelia Earhart.

Other Information:
 This program is for grades 4-8. Space is limited. Interested children will sign up beginning at 4:00pm. At 4:25, names will be called in order of signup until the program is full. If child is not present at this time, the next on the list will be called.
Contact: J.Carlson
Contact Number: 4221476
Presenter: Knowledge to Grow On