Family STEAM Days – Custom Car Creations

LeMay – America’s Car Museum 2702 East D Street, Tacoma, WA, United States

There are all different types of cars on display at America’s Car Museum and each was designed with a particular purpose or style in mind. Some cars are built to look fast, while others are designed with safety in mind. On Family STEAM Day, learn more about the choices designers make when designing automobiles. Then,…

Family STEAM Days – Rube Goldberg Machines

LeMay – America’s Car Museum 2702 East D Street, Tacoma, WA, United States

A Rube Goldberg machine uses a set of reactions that work in succession, triggering one event after another until the final event is triggered. Join the ACM Education team and see how you can use various blocks, craft supplies, and even furniture in the room to complete a simple task! Design, build, tinker and learn…

Family STEAM Days – Sail Away!

LeMay – America’s Car Museum 2702 East D Street, Tacoma, WA, United States

Burning rubber on the road? Cool off on the water! Explore some of the same physics concepts automotive designers use to ensure balance and speed as you design sailboats in this fun splash, splashy design challenge. Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology,…