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Mad Science Lab

Presented in Partnership with the Miami Science Museum

Thursday, Nov. 21, 9:00 a.m. - Sunday, Nov. 24, 5:00 p.m., Children’s Alley (Plaza behind Building 1)

Mad Science Lab

Become a mad scientist, create your own robot prototype, explore the depths of the ocean and use discarded items to bring a robot to life. Featured books include: Boy and Bot, Smash Trash, and Cosmo and the Robot.                       



 

Schedule
Thursday, Nov. 21, 9:00 a.m. - 2:15 a.m. Free Add to Schedule
Friday, Nov. 22, 9:00 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. Free Add to Schedule
Saturday, Nov. 23, 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Free Add to Schedule
Sunday, Nov. 24, 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Free Add to Schedule

Thursday, Nov. 21

9:00 AM Recycled Bots – Use recycled materials to design a robot prototype.
9:45 AM Shocking Science Live Show! Watch this electricity show to learn some shocking concepts, and then use your body and your friends to transmit electric currents from one point to another.
10:30 AM Story Time: Boy and Bot by Ame Dyckman and Dan Yaccarino
11:15 AM Brush Bots – Make a simple robot using toothbrush heads and cell phone vibrators.
12:00 PM Shocking Science Live Show! Watch this electricity show to learn some shocking concepts, and then use your body and your friends to transmit electric currents from one point to another.
12:45 PM Story Time: Smash Trash! By Laura Driscoll
1:30 PM Recycled Bots – Use recycled materials to design a robot prototype.
2:15 PM Brush Bots – Making a simple robot using toothbrush heads and cell phone vibrators.

Friday, Nov. 22

9:00 AM Recycled Bots – Use recycled materials to design a robot prototype.
9:45 AM Shocking Science Live Show! Watch this electricity show to learn some shocking concepts, and then use your body and your friends to transmit electric currents from one point to another.
10:30 AM Story Time: Boy and Bot by Ame Dyckman and Dan Yaccarino
11:15 AM Brush Bots – Make a simple robot using toothbrush heads and cell phone vibrators.
12:00 PM Shocking Science Live Show! Watch this electricity show to learn some shocking concepts, and then use your body and your friends to transmit electric currents from one point to another.
12:45 PM Story Time: Smash Trash! By Laura Driscoll
1:30 PM Recycled Bots – Use recycled materials to design a robot prototype.
2:15 PM Brush Bots – Making a simple robot using toothbrush heads and cell phone vibrators.

Saturday, Nov. 23

9:30 AM Brush Bots – Make a simple robot using toothbrush heads and cell phone vibrators.
10:15 AM Shocking Science Live Show – Watch this electricity show to learn some shocking concepts, then use your body and your friends to transmit electric currents from one point to another.
11:00 AM Story Time: Sammy and the Robots by Ian Whybrow.
11:45 AM Scribble Bots: Design a robot to help you create works of art.
12:30 PM ROV Scramble: Ever wonder how scientists explore hard to reach places like the deep sea or Mars? Come test drive our ROVs to learn about this technology first hand.
1:15 PM Story Time: If I had a Robot by Dan Yaccarino.
2:00 PM Recycled Bots – Used recycled materials to design a robot prototype.
2:45 PM Shocking Science Live Show – Watch this electricity show to learn some shocking concepts, then use your body and your friends to transmit electricity from one point to another.
3:30 PM Story Time: Cosmo and the Robot by Brian Pinkney.
4:15 PM Brush Bots – Make a simple robot using toothbrush heads and cell phone vibrators.
5:00 PM RoboHelmets – Use your imagination to design your own robot helmet.

Sunday, Nov. 24

9:30 AM Brush Bots – Make a simple robot using toothbrush heads and cell phone vibrators.
10:15 AM Shocking Science Live Show – Watch this electricity show to learn some shocking concepts, then use your body and your friends to transmit electric currents from one point to another.
11:00 AM Story Time: Sammy and the Robots by Ian Whybrow.
11:45 AM Scribble Bots: Design a robot to help you create works of art.
12:30 PM ROV Scramble: Ever wonder how scientists explore hard to reach places like the deep sea or Mars? Come test drive our ROVs to learn about this technology first hand.
1:15 PM Story Time: If I had a Robot by Dan Yaccarino.
2:00 PM Recycled Bots – Used recycled materials to design a robot prototype.
2:45 PM Shocking Science Live Show – Watch this electricity show to learn some shocking concepts, then use your body and your friends to transmit electricity from one point to another.
3:30 PM Story Time: Cosmo and the Robot by Brian Pinkney
4:15 PM Brush Bots – Make a simple robot using toothbrush heads and cell phone vibrators.
5:00 PM RoboHelmets – Use your imagination to design your own robot helmet.

Location

Miami Book Fair International * Miami Dade College
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132
Children’s Alley (Plaza behind Building 1)

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