Engineering is Elementary - Solid as a Rock: Replicating an Artifact
May 2, 2017 - May 23, 2017
Recurring weekly on Tuesday
Location: Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
Address: 246 Dolan Avenue, Gulfport, MS 39507
Phone: (228) 897-6039
Time: Tuesday 10-11:30am
Price: $10 first child in family, $5 each additional child. Parents may stay. Museum admission additional $3 per person
Developed by Museum of Science in Boston, the mission is to foster engineering and technological literacy among elementary-aged children. Kat Hamiter, a retired Science teacher with 30 years of teaching experience, will be leading our program sessions.
Who: Suitable for grades 1-5
Solid as a Rock: Replicating an Artifact
Students are Materials Engineers as they explore the rock cycle and the properties of different rocks. They imaging themselves as archaeologists tasked by a museum to replicate a petroglyph so they must analyze the properties of rocks and human-made materials then reflect on how processing affects these materials.
Sponsored by: The Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation
Classes will be limited to 30 per class.