ideaventions: engineering, robotics & optics (oh, my)

we’d already seen 1001 inventions twice,
but the national geographic museum kept us coming back with
its free, hands-on workshop with Ideaventions
exploring modern applications of historic innovations.

the girls used digital microscopes,


programmed musically-inclined LEGO robotics kits to play the drums,


and used the engineering cycle to design, build, and test structures
on an earthquake table.


watch signGirl have her structure tested on the earthquake table:


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