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Included with museum admission.
Note: Ages 8+. Capacity is very limited; seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Play with your food to explore simple mechanisms and build a moving sculpture from scratch. Use cookie cams, breadstick axles, candy, crackers, and other snacks to create a unique kinetic treat with the help of Explorables volunteers.
This activity is inspired by Cabaret Mechanical Theatre, a collection of humorous contemporary automata, founded in 1982.
Use everyday materials to create models and other tools for exploring the world around us. Run by a highly skilled, dedicated team of volunteers, these drop-in workshops mix classic activities with open-ended investigations, encouraging participants to follow their hunches to aha moments of scientific insight.
All materials provided; take what you make.
Explorables has been offering science to go since 1990.