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Celebrate Engineers Week at Boston Children's Museum

Official Website:Celebrate Engineers Week at Boston Children's Museum
Venue:Boston Children's Museum
Location:308 Congress Street, Boston, MA
Phone:617-426-6500
Dates:Sunday, February 17, 2019 - Saturday, February 23, 2019
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Toddlers, Kids
In/Outdoor:Indoor
Cost:$$ see below
Category:Learn Something


Celebrate Engineers Week at Boston Children's MuseumJoin us for a week of hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) challenges February 17- 23.

The Museum will celebrate National Engineers Week with age-appropriate activities that provide open-ended exploration and discovery opportunities for families.

Daily Activities
- Dowel Structures, Card Houses and Paper Airplanes
- Building with Blocks
- Engineering Challenges

Special Events:

Sunday, February 17
Draw a Flying Machine
10:00am - 4:00pm
Draw a flying machine inspired by comic artist Jerel Dye.

Monday, February 18
DevTech from Tufts University
11:00am - 1:00pm
Join the DevTech research group from Tufts University to engage with and give feedback on CRISPEE, a tangible tool designed to introduce young children (grades K-2) to foundational concepts of bioengineering. This program is generously supported by BNY Mellon and National Grid.

Tuesday, February 19
Make Music with Makey Makey
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Explore circuits and basic music concepts by using a simple computer program, imagination, and some bananas, to make music.

Wednesday, February 20
Try It! Lego Zip Line Challenge (Ages 6+)
2:00 - 4:00pm
Have you ever seen someone go down a zip line? Today, try to build a cart that will travel down several zip lines without it coming apart.

Thursday, February 21
Try It! Oil Spill Clean Up
2:00 - 4:00pm
Be an environmental engineer and try to figure out the best way to clean up oil that has spilled into the ocean.

Friday, February 22
Science Explorations - Circuits
10:00 - 11:50am
Build your own circuits with batteries and bulbs, and explore what kinds of materials conduct electricity.

Saturday, February 23
Try It! Ozobots
2:00 - 4:00pm
Learn the basics of coding using nothing more than magic markers, and an adorable little robot.

STEAM subject matter infused with an informal, hands-on, playful approach make these activities accessible and fun, and will provide opportunities for rich interactions between adults and children.

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Saturday-Thursday 10am-5pm
Fridays 10am-9pm


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$17

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308 Congress Street, Boston, MA map

https://bostonchildrensmuseum.org/visit/directions

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  • TJX Fridays: $1 for each visitor from 5:00 - 9:00pm
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