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July 2019

Family STEAM Day – Auto Shop 101

July 20 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Having basic knowledge of an automobile is a life skill, and teaching future and soon-to-be drivers the basics will give them a safer driving experience and save money in the long run. We’ll provide participants with the basic knowledge to understand how to take care of a vehicle. Workshop topics will include a basic introduction to car operations, tire care and maintenance, the proper ways to check a car’s fluids, identification of dashboard indicators, how to deal with road side…

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August 2019

Family STEAM Day – Balloons and Biofuels

August 17 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Explore the pros and cons of different biofuel sources by participating in a bio-refinery activity. Then, see if you can power a model car using this renewable energy source!

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September 2019

Family STEAM Day – It’s Electric!

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

As part of today’s Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive with Tacoma Power, we’ll be exploring the science behind battery-powered cars. Join the ACM Education Department on the Anderson Plaza (outside the entrance to the Museum) to learn more about what makes electric cars go! Then, use your imagination and engineering skills to see if you can build a model car powered by electricity.

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October 2019

Family STEAM Day

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, art and math. On the third Saturday of each month, you and your child, grandchild, or family can spend quality time together exploring activities available in the Education Studio and Family Zone.

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November 2019

Family STEAM Day

November 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, art and math. On the third Saturday of each month, you and your child, grandchild, or family can spend quality time together exploring activities available in the Education Studio and Family Zone.

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December 2019

Family STEAM Day

December 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, art and math. On the third Saturday of each month, you and your child, grandchild, or family can spend quality time together exploring activities available in the Education Studio and Family Zone.

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