october, 2014

18oct10:00 am10:00 amCelebration of Mind Nebraska

Event Details

Celebration of Mind” is a family event for those interested in the joy of thinking, playable art, problem solving, recreational math, and creativity. Held each year in over 70 locations worldwide to commemorate the birthday of famed mathematician Martin Gardner, the Nebraska celebration is hosted locally by Fat Brain Toys, KANEKO, and the UNO STEM Education Department. This interactive event will feature presentations and entertainment in addition to over 15 different activities designed to foster a love of learning. Thanks to the generous contributions of the sponsors, admission for the event is FREE!

Science
You will walk away with feeling like a true scientist after you experiment with the magic of magnets and the center of gravity or explore glaciers, electricity, and orbits and gravity.
Technology
Experiment with the latest toys and tricks of technology. Led by community leaders including UNO Robotics, the Omaha Makers, and leading local robotics clubs, children of all ages will experience robots, open source programing and the latest in the Maker culture.
Engineering
Children of all genders can have a blast while creating their own structures with Citiblocs, and take home a photo with their own unique builds. Led by local engineering groups including students from UNL and UNO engineering schools and the local Society of Women’s Engineers children will get great advice from the regions brightest engineers.
Art
Connect Art, Creativity, Music, and Math in this unique artistic adventure. Children of all ages will have mind opening experience with community experts including The Kaneko, The Josyln Art Museum, and the UNO Music Education Department.
Math
Guest will love one of most popular national museum exhibits MathAlive! The massive exhibit will show you how important math is in our daily lives in a fun and interactive way. Children and adults will learn the secrets of Martin Gardner the father of “Recreational Math” with the help of local math experts.

Time

(Saturday) 10:00 am - 10:00 am

Organizer

Matt Hansenmatt@fatbraintoys.com

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