For Kinders:

Do you like playing with play dough; or modeling clay? Wouldn't it be cool if you could add lights, sound, or even motion to your play dough creations? In this project, you will use play dough that conducts electricity, which will allow you to connect lights to your sculptures! This project is the first in a three-part series on play dough circuits, which can all be done with the same materials. We recommend doing the projects in order.

Have you ever wanted to build your very own robot from scratch? Bristlebots are a cheap, easy, and fun-to-build robot made from the head of a toothbrush, a battery, and a small motor. Once completed, they buzz along the top of a table like bugs. How can you make a bristlebot go faster? In this project, you will build bristlebots from two different types of toothbrushes, and race them against each other to find out.

Batteries are expensive, but you can make one for exactly 24 cents! In this experiment, you will make your own voltaic pile using pennies and nickels. How many coins in the pile will make the most electricity?

Museum Hours

Saturday 9AM-12PM

Outdoor Areas Only

Closed On Major Holidays

Social Distancing and Masks Required

Museum Admission

Admission Tickets: $6.00
Members: Free

Children 2 and Under: Free
Veterans and Active Military Personnel Free

559.251.5533

1944 N Winery Ave, Fresno, CA 93703, USA

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