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Webinar - Playful Building Hands-on Activities

Join us for a FREE online training in conducting a selection of hands-on engineering activities. The STAR_Net project’s Playful Building activities are designed to engage children, tweens, and families in hands-on engineering fun at the library, and they rely on inexpensive materials! Play along with us – have the following materials on hand to try the activities yourself.

1/18/2017
When: Wednesday, January 18, 2017
3:00 PM
Where: Online
United States
Contact: http://www.starnetlibraries.org/resources/webinars/

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Playful Building Hands-on Activities
Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 at 1pm MT

Join us for a FREE online training in conducting a selection of hands-on engineering activities. The STAR_Net project’s Playful Building activities are designed to engage children, tweens, and families in hands-on engineering fun at the library, and they rely on inexpensive materials! Play along with us – have the following materials on hand to try the activities yourself.

Materials List
10 small, relatively heavy objects (weights, pennies, metal washers, dried beans, LEGO people, or small rocks work well)
1-3 long, thin, flat boards of different sizes to test, such as rulers, paint stirrers, popsicle sticks, large craft sticks, or yardsticks
1-3 different objects to use as fulcrums, such as a soup can (tape the edges on a clean, empty can!), paper-towel tube, dowel, ribbon or thread spool, marker, pencil, or triangular block
2 paper cups (such as 3 oz. Dixie® bath cups)
Tape (Scotch or masking)
2 drinking straws
4 (3” x 3”) small Post-it Notes
4 round toothpicks
1 small scrap of paper (about an inch square or so)
1 (1”-diameter) chunk of putty adhesive, such as Sticky Tack

To register, please click here. Password is “star”.

Note: If you have any problems with your registration, please email Anne Holland for assistance.

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