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Grab and Go STEAM: Make your own Electromagnet!

July 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free

We provide the materials and directions – you pick them up and make them at home!
This project is a great introduction to electromagnetism, the force that not only helps pick up squished cars in junkyard wars, but is also responsible for a lot of the properties of matter in everyday life.

Registration for a STEAM kit is required. To request a kit, fill out this Form. First Come First Serve. Registration will close when all kits are claimed.
Kits will be ready to pick up at a requested branch on July 14th.

These kits are suggested for children over age 8. CHOKING HAZARD: This kit contains small pieces and is not suitable for young children without adult supervision. Adult assistance may be required for some children.

Required Materials:
Provided in Kit:

Cork
Battery
Nail
Magnet Wire
Aluminum foil
Googly Eyes (for decoration)
Pipe Cleaners (for decoration)
Needed from Home:

Masking or Electrical Tape
Elmer’s glue or Hot glue gun / hot glue (optional) (to attach Googly eyes)
Other decorative items to personalize your electromagnet
Stuff for Maggie to pick up

Details

Date:
July 13
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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https://santacruzpl.libcal.com/event/7831107

Organizer

Santa Cruz Public Libraries
Phone:
831-427-7717
Email:
pro@santacruzpl.org
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Venue

Santa Cruz Public Library- Virtual Library
117 Union Street
Santa Cruz, 95060
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Phone:
831-427-7713
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