National Building Museum

Discover Engineering Family Day 2019

Saturday, February 16, 2019
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Free, drop in. All ages. 

Co-Presented with DiscoverE, Discover Engineering Family Day is a fun-filled day designed to introduce students 4 to 12 to the wonder of engineering and the importance of technological literacy. It attracts thousands of people and kicks off DiscoverE Engineers Week activities in the national capital area. Try out exciting, hands-on engineering experiences and talking with professional engineers of all kinds. 

CONSTRUCT a building that can withstand high winds
a motorized bot to walk across a table
LAUNCH a ping-pong ball into the air
MIX slime and learn about different chemical reactions
MEET an astronaut
SPIN paper helicopters and test the best design
CREATE a zoetrope movie
CYPHER secret messages with coding

For a complete list of this year's activities.

Photo by Elizabeth Ann Yoder. 

This event does not require an RSVP. Registered users can request event reminders.