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  800 Fort Negley Blvd., Nashville, TN 37203

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Family Fun Labs: Make It

09/29/2018, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Description:

Make It like a master maker!

This Family Fun Lab will have you learning the many different ways to join the Maker Movement with a range of hands-on activities the whole family will enjoy!

Activities:

  • LET'S MAKEY MAKEY IT! 
    Can you play a banana piano? Or video games on a controller made of playdough? Learn how a Makey Makey kit can change everyday objects into computer program controllers!
     
  • CATAPULT CRAFTERS
    Ready... aim... fire! Test your engineering and physics abilities as you craft a catapult to shoot ping pong balls into a target.
     
  • SCUPLT-A-THING
    Can you "sculpt" a 3-dimensional piece of artwork only using paper? You'll need to put on your designer hat for this one!
     
  • GEARS GALORE!
    Perfect for the budding scientists, this activity will get your brain's gears turning as you explore how they interact and connect.
     
  • ROBO-CODING
    Have you ever used an M-Bot before? Dive into this coding challenge by drawing a path for this tiny robot to follow.
     
  • CODE YOURSELF!
    Did you know computers have their own language? Learn the language of computers and make a beaded necklace using binary code.

Family Fun Labs are included with general admission. No registration required.

800 Fort Negley Blvd. Nashville, TN 37203
615-862-5160
Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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