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Wonder Cafe: Popping off the Page
Have you ever wondered how an idea becomes a product? Explore how the three dimensions of space—length, width and depth, can bring shape to an idea. Learn why 3D Design is important to bringing improvements to modern life. Kyle Aruda, Engineer with Siemens. Watch
STEAM Connections: Pulleys
A variation on the wheel and axle system, a pulley is a type of simple machine that has helped humans build large structures for thousands of years. Pulleys you see everyday include the ropes used to raise and lower flags on flagpoles and the cords used on blinds in many windows. Instruction Guide and Supply List Watch
STEAM Connections: Surface Tension
Have you ever seen water striders or other types of bugs that seem to glide across the surface of water without ever sinking? This is an example of surface tension! Instruction Guide and Supply List Watch
A barometer is used for measuring air pressure. It is a useful tool for helping predict weather changes. You can be a meteorologist and make our own barometer with supplies you have at home Instruction Guide and Supply List Watch