Science Saturday Presented by Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP – Mathematics in Nature
Learn about patterns, the Golden Ratio and discover how mathematics is everywhere in nature.
Visitors of all ages are invited to discover solutions to science and engineering challenges at Science Saturday. Activities are included in regular admission and free for Hagley members. This is a drop-in activity, feel free to join the fun at any time from 12 to 4 p.m. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.
In cooperation with Longwood Gardens' Community Read, learn how plants grow from seeds and how birds help them travel. Make your own bird feeder from recycled materials.
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!