Come participate in hands-on STEM activities (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) this Thursday, February 20 at the Bullock Texas State History MuseumScience Thursdays, which occur on select days every month from 9 am – 1 pm, include expert demonstrations and plenty of opportunities for the kids to roll up their sleeves and get involved.  The event is FREE for all groups who have pre-registered; for more information, please talk with a Bullock Reservationist at (512) 463-6712 or reservations@thstoryoftexas.com.

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Sample activities that may be part of the event:

  • Hair-Raising Experience with a Van de Graaff Generator (electrons and static electricity)
  • Bunny Copters and Hoop Gliders Take Flight! (aerodynamics)
  • Making Slime (chemistry and states of matter)
  • Making Music with a Theramin (vibrations and sound waves)
  • Ghost Bubbles (states of matter)
  • Gum Drop Dome (building stable shapes and geometry)
  • How Cold is Cold? (states of matter)
  • Strong as a Brick (building stable shapes and geometry)

– Paul

Paul T. Shafer is a father of two highly energetic kids (emphasis on highly and energetic) and loves to go an adventures and learn about entrepreneurism with them.  You can read about their experiences at www.shaferpower.com.