Leonardo's Garage

Eli Whitney Museum

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Vacation Program

  • Monday, February 21, 2011
  • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Designed for ages 9 to 12

Leonardo was impatient with philosophers who gathered knowledge only from books. He shaped his ideas by experiment. Consider his wind-up car. It is a laboratory of big ideas. Construct cars that are designed for experiment: measure for distance (stored energy); knock over towers (momentum); engage in duels (game theory); and design your own challenges.

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