Tuesday, September 01, 2015

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Winter Break only lasts for a few days so keep your children learning in a fun and exciting environment! Take part in one or all of the offerings:

December 26th—Art-Making Vibrobot
Ever wish you had a robot to do your homework for you?  In this class you will build a Vibrobot that will get you one step closer to your dream come true. The Vibrobot is powered by a small electric motor with an off-center weight that makes it vibrate and move, almost as if dancing.
December 27th—Solar Wobblers
What’s HOT in the world of Energy? Solar Power. Make a quirky robot friend. You will build and test a robot that is powered by a solar panel and can react to intense light by dancing around on its one foot.
 December 30th—The Photovore Robocar
Are you afraid of the dark? So is a photovore!! This robotic car chases light to navigate through its world.  You will be modifying a RoboCar’s sensors to make it follow light instead of darkness.
**Robots will be available to take home each day**

To register and for more information check out crsciencecenter.org. Class fees are $35.00 per day + materials.

The Science Center is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 5pm and Sunday noon to 5pm. Admission during public hours is $4.00. Located off Blair’s Ferry Road, the facility has ample parking and is convenient to the interstate.

Contact the Science Center at 319.363.STEM (7836) or www.crsciencecenter.org for more information.

The Science Center is a not-for-profit science and technology museum. The mission of the Science Center is to be an innovative science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) based learning center providing exciting and engaging facilities and programming meant to inspire and stimulate the imagination of the children, families, school/youth groups, and the individuals they serve.


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