When:
May 12, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2020-05-12T14:00:00-07:00
2020-05-12T15:00:00-07:00
Where:
Hiller Aviation Museum
601 Skyway Rd
San Carlos CA

Meet Hiller Aviation Museum staff and build an aviation-themed project online in a special Virtual Invention Lab session!

Programs meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2 PM.  

Each session runs 30-35 minutes and includes an introduction, hands-on activity, and exploration of an aircraft or aircraft replica in the Hiller Aviation Museum.

Presented live via Zoom from the Invention Lab studio!    No pre-registration required, just drop in!

Virtual Invention Lab topics Fall 2020

  • Straw Rockets / SpaceShipOne (September 29-October 1)
  • Cosmic Comets / L-39 (October 6-8)
  • Amazing Aircraft / Penguin (October 13-15)
  • Mars Helicopter / XH-44 (October 20-22)
  • Halloween Ghosticopter / Scorpion (October 27-29)

Free of charge!

 

Current Activity

September 29 – October 1

Straw Rockets

Investigate Newton’s Third Law of action and reaction while constructing and launching a simple air-powered rocket, then get an up-close look at rocket-powered vehicles in the Hiller Aviation Museum’s collection!

30-minute craft activity begins at 2 PM.  Spacecraft exploration and question/answer session follows at approximately 2:30 PM.

Supply List – Straw Rockets

Straw Rocket Template

Zoom Link

Zoom Link

Zoom link active only during scheduled Virtual Invention Lab sessions.

October 6-8

Cosmic Comets

Learn about the giant, dirty iceballs that haunt our solar system and build a fun comet model, then check out the L-39 jet trainer!

30-minute craft activity begins at 2 PM and is repeated at 3 PM.  Aircraft exploration and question/answer session follows at approximately 2:30 and 3:30 PM..

Supply List – Comets

  • Scissors
  • Tinsel or Streamers
  • Clear tape

Zoom Link

Zoom Link

Zoom link active only during scheduled Virtual Invention Lab sessions.