Summer Fun at the Denver Children’s Museum

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Visitors to the rocket lab could literally “shoot for the stars,” or planets.
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Helpful guidance for rocket construction. Note the “Take it Further” section: encouragement for personalization!
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Subtle scaffolding in the form of “tips.”
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What rocket lab would be complete without some academic vocabulary?!?
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Another exhibit encouraged visitors to engage with an otherwise intimidating subject: kinetics.
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Who says the Laws of Motion aren’t exciting?!?
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Every kids dream: a giant bubble gun!
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Makers unite! Blueprints for crafts made from recyclables.
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More subtle educational tidbits!
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An example of a “Medium” project.
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An “Easy” project. This craft was common amongst the visitors.
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An example of a “Very Hard” project. Can’t say that I saw anybody working with this blueprint.
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Graphic organizer + Recycling information + Simple graphics = Successful Learning Tool!
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An example of a workstation.
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Midway through the “Tube Car” project. (Controlled chaos)

 

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