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Flinkers

The goal of this activity is for each participant to build a combination of Styrofoam peanut and paperclips that neither floats on top or sinks to the bottom but rather “flinks” (hovers half way between top and bottom).  When the

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Outreach: Air Rockets!

Rockets are always fun! Here are some directions on how to make Air Rockets! WichitaSWEOutreach_AirRockets

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Outreach: Helicopters!

Here are some directions to make fun Helicopters! WichitaSWEOutreach_Helicopters

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Outreach: Solar System Bracelets

Here are some directions for making Solar System Bracelets! WichitaSWEOutreach_SolarSystemBracelets

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Outreach: Diet Coke & Mentos!

Directions for the always fun Diet Coke & Mentos! WichitaSWEOutreach_DietCokeAndMentos

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Outreach: Slime!

Slime is an Engineering Expo favorite. Here are our tips for running a slime booth for up to 1000 kids. Courtesy of Helen Haskin, Wichita Section, Society of Women Engineers.           Materials list scaled for 1000

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Outreach: Straw Rockets

Here are some direction on how to make straw rockets! Straw Rockets http://spaceflightsystems.grc.nasa.gov/     MATERIALS: Paper Fat pencil straw tape scissors                                    

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Outreach: Pneumatic Hydraulic Arm

Check out these instructions to build a Pneumatic Hydraulic Arm! Pneumatic/Hydraulic Arm                           Materials: – 2 notched craft sticks – 2 syringes 10 ml (Amazon.com; Medical supply store) – 3 narrow

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Outreach: Brush Bots

Check out instructions on how to build Brush Bots here! Brushbots http://www.maker-kid.com/instructions/brushbot/                 A BrushBot is a mechanical toy powered by a simple circuit with a pager motor that vibrates and moves the

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Outreach: Bernoulli Blowers

Here’s some instructions for learning about Bernoulli’s Principal! Bernoulli Blowers http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/floating-ping-pong-ball                   MATERIALS: Funnel shaped paper cup (or the top part of a plastic soda bottle) Flexible straw Styrofoam ball 1.5″ or

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Society of Women Engineers
Wichita Area Section
I005 PO Box 1096
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Hannah Morris
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