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Engineers Day

Household Items for Live Exhibits

To participate in our hands-on live events, please gather the following items before our live stream event on Saturday, February 27 from 9 am - 3 pm.

Engineering is SWEet! Experiment: Acid-Base Chemical Reaction

  • Baking Soda
  • Vinegar
  • Balloon
  • Plastic Water Bottle
  • Funnel (or make your own with a piece of paper and tape!)

Rubik’s Cube: Solving Problems with your Mind and Hands

  • Rubik’s Cube

Sweet Structures

  • Marshmallows
  • Regular size toothpicks

Rainbow Densities

  • Sugar
  • Water
  • Liquid Food Coloring
  • 5 Clear Cups
  • A Tablespoon

Games to Make Learning Math Fun with Mathnasium 

  • Deck of Cards
  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Dice

Making a Sun-Powered Oven with the UK Energy Club 

  • Shoebox or other small cardboard box with an attached lid
  • Aluminum foil
  • Clear plastic wrap
  • Black construction paper
  • Clear tape
  • Glue
  • Thin wire or sticks
  • Scissors

Engineering is SWEet! Experiment: Charles's Law

  • Microwave
  • Ivory Soap (Note: It must be the brand Ivory for the experiment to work)