Building and Testing a Mars Lander

Intended for elementary age youth. Bring a hot glue gun and sticks. A parent or guardian must help with the hot gluing. Deadline to register is June 25. Email to register.

The Mars Lander kit will be supplied. The workshop will start with a brief presentation by Dr. Scott about buoyancy and forces. Children will construct an easy to assemble Mars Lander from a wooden kit that will be supplied. The pieces are connected with a hot glue gun. The Landers will be test launched into a large container of water where they will descend, land, and then ascend. A program in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Sponsored by the library and UW Stout Department of Chemistry and Physics.

Cost: FREE (Pre-registration is required by June 25th)

Age: Elementary


Wed. Jul. 17   7-8:30pm

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Menomonie Public Library
600 Wolske Bay Rd
Menomonie, WI 54751