Children ages seven through 13 will explore green energy through this engineering design challenge. Participants will work in teams to design, build, and iteratively test a model of a neighborhood using conductive and insulating dough, LEDs, and hand-crank generators.
Explore Earth: Our Changing Planet, a traveling exhibition for libraries, is part of the STAR Library Education Network (STAR_Net) led by the National Center for Interactive Learning at the Space Science Institute. Exhibit partners include the American Library Association, the Lunar and Planetary Institute, and Afterschool Alliance. Explore Earth is supported through a grant from the National Science Foundation.