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.

Engineering is Elementary - Solid as a Rock: Replicating an Artifact
  • May 2, 2017 to May 23, 2017
  • Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
  • $10 first child in family, $5 each additional child. Parents may stay. Museum admission additional $3 per person
  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday