How do scientists use art? How does math inspire artists? Find out as we explore two exhibits that combine art and math: the Wave Pendulum and the Wondergraph. Feeling creative? Learn to paint with pendulums and design geometric bubble wands!
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Can’t join us live? Catch up on this episode and others at theExplorer Zoneon the Science Mill website. Explore each week’s topic through DIY activities, educational games, Career Connections info and more.
In case you missed it:
Episodes 1 and 2 of the Explorer Zone arenow online. Plus! There's still time to submit your own Rube Goldberg inspired designs to be featured on the Explorer Zone! Send pictures or videos of your creation to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last week, we saw how simple machines can be combined to create complex machines—even wacky ones like the Incredible Ball Machine. And we challenged you to create your own crazy contraptions! The Explorer Zone’s learning resources will help you get started:
Go on a Simple Machine Scavenger Hunt
Watch Rube Goldberg Machines in action
Explore careers that work with simple and complex machines
Find bonus videos and activities on the physics of motion
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