Engineering Marble Movement

Eli Whitney Museum

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Ages 9 – 12

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Vacation Program

  • Monday, February 17, 2020
  • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Designed for ages 9 to 12
  • By Andrew Sargent, Site Historian & Lead Educator

Engineers build solutions.

With a nod to the Japanese master Denha, construct a battery powered pump that will lift steel marbles 8”
continuously. Then catch and channel the marbles through switches. spirals and jumps ready to begin again.

By the afternoon, you will be able to send your marbles to a friend’s machine and have it return. The goal for the day: a workshop wide web of marbles in motion.

Fee: $70

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