We love seeing how makers and educators pick up tinkering projects and riff on them in playful ways! Claire Pillsbury from the Bay Area Discovery Museum shared a few photos of kids making their own ghosts and testing them out in wind tubes for Halloween. She said "there was a lot of excitement when the kiddos got to see their golf whiffle ball and fabric ghosts fly around in and up out of the tube."
Build Your Own: Wind Tubes is an activity that allows visitors to explore moving air with a variety of everyday objects. Something as simple as a clear plastic tube on top of a fan allows for the air flow to be constrained enough to be predictable in the ways in which it affects materials, while at the same time allowing for a broad range of materials to be tested. Within its walls a variety of common objects can be made to respond to the turbulent flow of air. More about wind tubes →
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