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Maker Workshop - Build a Mechanical Hand

Maker Workshop - Build a Mechanical Hand

Learn about motion and movement by creating your own mechanical hand!

The Forge
8 and up
45 minutes
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Build your own mechanical hand in The Forge! Tools used in this Maker Workshop include scissors, a utility knife, paper, cardboard and string. Skills used include design, measurement, cutting, layout and assembly.

This workshop will be held at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on March 3, 4, 5, 7, 17, 18, 19, 21 and 31.

Forge Workshops are included with Museum admission. Advance registration is required and can be done in person at the Guest Services desk or by talking with a Forge Facilitator. Click below to purchase your tickets to the Museum.

Maker Workshops are 45-minute experiences led by Forge Facilitators. These project-based workshops result in a take-home item and are limited to 12 participants. All participants in this workshop must be 11 year old or older, because of drill and knife use. Participants under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

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