Making Physics fun for kids
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San Antonio College Intro to Engineering students will participate in a project at the San Antonio Children’s Museum presenting original toys and games for elementary age children.
The toys and games are designed to teach children various physics topics, spark their curiosity for the subject, and develop an understanding of its basic principles.
Twelve teams, consisting of SAC Engineering students, will present their creations and museum patrons will vote for a winner.
Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012
10 a.m. to noon
(The museum is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays)
San Antonio Children’s Museum
305 E Houston St., 78205
Dan G. Dimitriu, SAC Engineering Coordinator
Regular museum admission applies:
$8 for adults and children ages 2 and older
$1 off admission with valid Military ID. $1 off admission with valid Educator ID.
Children younger than 2 are free. A
ll children must be accompanied by an adult (18 years or older).
All adults must be accompanied by a child.
The testing is done as follows: each game and/or toy is displayed on a table or on the floor and the museum visitors play with each. Then they rate the experience on a ballot. After tabulating the ballots a winner is selected.
The toys and games are donated to the museum.