Note: for optimal viewing experience, we recommend accessing these programs on a desktop computer, laptop, or tablet device.
If you received a kit from the Museum, you will also need to gather addition items below identified with an asterisk (*).
ADULT SUPERVISION REQUIRED. These activities involve the use of tools and materials that require adult supervision and proper safety precautions. Science and engineering are fun and interesting subjects that help us build our confidence through learning how to do hard things and be safe at the same time.
DIDN’T GET A KIT? Here is a list of everything you need to follow along on your own! Feel free to participate in one or two activities, or follow along with all three!
ACTIVITY 1 (Glow Stick):
2 Tablespoons ArtResin and Hardener
5g Glow Powder
Wooden Stirring Stick
Bubble Tea Straw
Tape or Lighter*
ACTIVITY 2 (Robotic Arm):
Large Piece of Thick Cardboard (12"x15")*
Glue or Tape
6 Feet of String
5 Zipties (Optional)
ACTIVITY 3 (Fake Blood):
3 Tablespoons Corn Syrup
6 Drops Red Food Dye
1 Tablespoon Corn Starch
1 Tablespoon Chocolate Syrup
For any questions, email Lea Schram von Haupt at STEM@nationalww2museum.org.