Science Saturday – Mathematics in Nature
Learn about Fibonacci sequences and discover how mathematics is everywhere in nature. 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.
Use Newton's laws of motion to build a catapult and find out how far you can launch a paper ball.
Spend a tasty afternoon learning about the chemical properties of the items you have in your kitchen! Make tie-dye milk art and ice cream in a bag!
Use an egg to demonstrate the principles of motion, showing Newton's laws in full force.
Learn about buoyancy, density, and how boats stay afloat! Build your own boat and test how much cargo it can hold!
Create "fabric" out of plastic grocery bags and find a new use for it.