STEM Family Day

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STEM Family Day

Sat., Feb 22, 2020, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
704 S. 2nd St.
Minneapolis, MN 55407


Included with $6-12 site admission/MNHS members free

History and science come together in a day of family activities focusing on the role of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) in the past and present of the Minneapolis riverfront. Hands-on programs designed for all ages include:

  • Meet costumed history player William de la Barre, the engineer who advanced Minneapolis milling and waterpoewr
  • Witness a flour dust explosion and learn the science behind the Washburn A Mill explosion of 1878
  • Invent a solution to a mill problem using K'nex
  • Learn about kitchen chemistry in a Baking Lab demonstration 
  • Get your hands wet in the newly updated Water Lab and learn about mechanical waterpower and hydroelectricity
  • And more activities to come!

2020-02-22 11:00:00 2020-02-22 11:00:00 America/Chicago STEM Family Day Mill City Museum