MIT's Friday After Thanksgiving Chain Reaction
|Presented By||MIT Museum|
|Goal||Engineer part of a giant chain reaction!|
|Task||Build a section of a machine using creative tools and materials.|
|Where||120 Vassar St., 02139 Massachusetts 02139 United States|
What is the Friday After Thanksgiving Chain Reaction? A grand event that could only happen at MIT! Participants link their chain reaction devices together forming one mega chain reaction – set off at the end as the event's thrilling culmination.
More than 1,500 people attend this fun-for-all-ages "extreme" event!
Making a chain reaction allows people to explore their own creativity and see how their unique contraptions relate to a larger whole. No matter how unique the devices, inevitably, with a little string and duct tape, they all work together beautifully.
How does it work?
|How to Join||
You are encouraged to bring in your own unique materials and use some that the Museum provides as you begin developing your contraption. Bring it to the live event the Friday after Thanksgiving!
Anything you can think of--be creative!
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families|
|Spend the Time||indoors|
|Tags||after, chain, friday, goldberg, mit, museum, reaction, rube, thanksgiving|
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