Science Saturday – Gone with the Wind
Explore the science behind weather and wind. Make your own wind sculpture. Visitors of all ages are invited to discover solutions to science and engineering challenges. This is a drop-in activity, feel free to join the fun at any time from 1 to 4 p.m. Activities are included in admission and free to members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.
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Cannon firings in the powder yards demonstrate how black powder was made and used.
Learn about pigments and diffusion. Experiment with different tree leaves to discover their hidden colors using chromatography.
Take a hayride along the Brandywine to experience the beautiful fall foliage in the Powder Yard.
Learn about momentum and energy transfer before taking on the challenge of building a catapult to launch a "pumpkin pom pom."
Get a sneak peek at activities for Invention Convention 2018.