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Rube Goldberg Fridays

Newton's Attic

Friday, November 14, 2014 - Friday, December 19, 2014
Newton's Attic 4974 Old Versailles Road LexingtonKY  40510
Friday, November 14, 2014 - Friday, December 19, 2014
Newton's Attic 4974 Old Versailles Road LexingtonKY  40510

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What's Included

Rube Goldberg Machines, Instructor, Casey Gooding We’ve all seen them, but not everyone knows them by name. Rube Goldberg machines are contraptions made of household items, junk and just about anything that can be connected together in a convoluted arrangement that can be set off to produce a chain reaction of motion that typically ends in some sort of grand finale. In this introductory class, young students learn how to engineer table top sized Rube Goldbergs from all sorts of items found in the extensive collection of vintage parts at Newton’s Attic. So crank up your creativity, imagination, sense of humor, and get ready to learn about tool use, basic engineering and outside the box thinking in this entertaining and educational experience.

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Newton's Attic, a nonprofit founded in 1998 by Bill Cloyd, is dedicated to providing students with highly unusual educational experiences and providing STEM (Science Technology, Engineering Mathematics) educational resources to parents, students and teachers. Our mission is to stimulate interest in science and engineering through exciting hands-on projects, classes and summer camps.

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