Science Saturday – Hip Optics
Light moves in predictable ways once you learn about the power of optics. Visitors will build their own light maze during this week’s activity. 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.
How do we generate power from wind? Build and test your own wind turbine to find out!
Learn about buoyancy, density, and how boats stay afloat! Build your own boat and test how much cargo it can hold!
Newton's laws will be in full force as you use an egg to demonstrate the principles of motion by protecting it from a crash.
Learn about colorful pigments and how and why we separate them using the science of chromatography. Create colorful chromatography art to take home!
Hitch up your wagon to see how far it will roll, powered by the force of a balloon!