Submarine Force Museum Home of Historic Ship Nautilus
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Education & Outreach
Summer of Science - Fridays at the Submarine Museum!
Friday, June 28
WAVE BOTTLES: Ever wondered what a wave looks like to a fish? Make a wave bottle in a test tube and find out!
Friday, July 5
PATRIOTIC SCAVENGER HUNT: There are 12 rubber duckies decked out in red, white, and blue and hiding in the Museum—they’ll be there from July 3 through July 8. Can you find them all?
Friday, July 12
OOBLECK: What’s soft when you touch it and hard when you punch it? Oobleck, of course! Come play with this cool fluid made out of cornstarch and water.
Friday, July 19
GEARS & SPIRALS: How do gears work? How can you use them to make beautiful artwork? We’ll find out!
Friday, July 26
MAGNETS: Sometimes they stick together, other times they won’t get anywhere near each other. Why? Stop by and learn a little about marvelous magnets!
Friday, August 2
WALL COASTER: Help us build a roller coaster on our wall and see if you can race a marble from the top to the bottom without having it fly off!
Friday, August 9
KEYSTONES: Did you know that even the strongest arch will fall apart if you remove a piece called the keystone? Help us build an arch and learn about this “key” to its success!
Friday, August 16
PULLEYS: You can make it easier to lift a heavy weight if you have something called a pulley to help you. Come learn about these cool machines and try one out!
Friday, August 23
SNAP CIRCUITS: Experiment with basic electronics using award-winning kits from Snap Circuits!
Friday, August 30
“DETECT THE DIFFERENCE” SCAVENGER HUNT: Pick up a booklet at the docent desk, then search the Museum to find the exhibits pictured within. How are the photos different from the real thing?