Frankenstein200 at the Michigan Science Center

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 01/20/2018
11:00am-4:00pm
Cost: included with paid general admission

NOTE THIS EVENT HAS ALREADY OCCURRED

Organizer:
MIchigan Science Center

Location
Michigan Science Center
Region: Detroit
5020 John R St, Detroit


Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein is a modern myth: a 200-year-old science fiction story with amazing resonance in our technological age. Frankenstein200 is designed to foster interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), develop 21st century skills with digital tools, and increase understanding, ability, and feelings of efficacy around science-in-society issues.

On Jan. 20, visit the Michigan Science Center from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. to participate in these hands-on, interactive activities:

  • Automata: make an automaton, a moving mechanical device that imitates the movement of a human, animal, or other living thing
  • Battery Stack: make a voltaic pile, the first kind of battery
  • Dough Creature: make a creature out of conductive dough and use it to create an electrical circuit
  • Frankentoy: make a “creature” by mixing and matching different parts of toys
  • Monster Mask: make a mask with a special feature – an LED bulb that lights up
  • Scribble Bots: make a toy bot with a surprising ability – it scribbles on a sheet of paper
  • Spark of Life: create a battery from two kinds of metal

Frankenstein200 was created by Arizona State University under a grant from the National Science Foundation and made possible by the contributions of 51 museum partners across the nation.

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