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Wisconsin Book Festival: The Invention Hunters (Korwin Briggs)

Saturday10/1910:00 am - 10:50 am

Learn about machines the fun way! The Magic School Bus meets The Way Things Work in this kid-friendly guide to understanding the basics of simple machines, perfect for budding engineers.

The Invention Hunters travel the globe in their flying museum collecting the world’s greatest inventions! Today they’ve landed in a construction zone. These silly scientists think they’ve stumbled on incredible specimens of everything you’d never find at a building site, from roller skates and pogo sticks to swords and race cars. But what they really discover – with a kid as their guide – is how simple machines like pulleys, cranks and levers are used to engineer tools ranging from jackhammers to dump trucks…and even toilets!

Using simple explanations and diagrams and a heaping helping of humor, the Invention Hunters make the perfect companions for curious kids who are ready to learn about science, physics, engineering, history and more.

This talk will take place in the Discovery Building.

Event Details:

https://www.wisconsinbookfestival.org/events/invention-hunters
Event Category: Wisconsin Book Festival
Event Features:
Admission: Free

Venue:

UW-Madison (Discovery Building)
330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53715 United States
https://discovery.wisc.edu

Contact:

Wisconsin Book Festival
http://www.wisconsinbookfestival.org/

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