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 (also 3 PM effective November 3)

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/Winter 2020

  • Halloween Ghosticopter / Scorpion (October 27-29)
  • Straw Rockets / Thunderbird (November 3-5)
  • Amazing Aircraft / Penguin (November 10-12)
  • High Flying Kites / Curtiss Pusher (November 17-19)
  • Prepare for Re-Entry / Gemini (November 24)

Free of charge!

 

Sponsored by the SAGA Foundation

The Hiller Aviation Museum’s Virtual Invention Lab is presented through the generous support of the SAGA Foundation. 

Current Activity

October 27-29

Halloween Ghosticopter

Learn how helicopters work, check out in a real helicopter on display at the Hiller Aviation Museum, and build and fly a ghostly Halloween-themed paper helicopter at home in the Virtual Invention Lab!

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

Supply List – Ghosticopter

Ghost Helicopter

Zoom Link

Zoom Link

Zoom link active only during scheduled Virtual Invention Lab sessions.

November 3-5

Straw Rockets

Investigate Newton’s Third Law of Motion while building and flying a miniature paper rocket!

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 – Straw Rocket

  • Straw Rocket template
  • Drinking straw (paper, plastic or reusable all OK)
  • Scissors
  • Clear Tape

Handout

Straw Rocket

Zoom Link

Zoom Link

Zoom link active only during scheduled Virtual Invention Lab sessions.