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Tinkering & Making

Use everyday materials and tools to inspire curiosity and develop scientific thinking.

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    What's Inside
    Children will explore the parts of a wind-up toy.
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    Tinkering with Magnets
    Children will tinker with magnets and solve a problem.
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    Tinkering in the Kitchen
    Children will tinker with a rotary beater and an electric mixer and will compare and contrast the two machines.
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    Pegboard Water Factory
    Children will experiment with water flow.
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    Movement Photography
    Children will tinker with cameras as they explore movement.
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    Measuring Tools
    Children will tinker with measuring tools and make modeling dough.
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    Marble Mazes
    Children will tinker with marbles and tubing to investigate movement.
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    Changing Landscapes
    Children will tinker with discarded materials to re-create a landscape sculpture.
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    Building and Forces
    Children will explore forces.
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