Festivals & Events:
Pinhead Institute: Mad Labs Spring 2016 Edition
Join us for hands-on, scientific activities that will encourage kids K-4th grade to experiment, learn, design, create, investigate, and more. A Pinhead Institute representative will be available to walk kids to Pinhead HQ from the Telluride Elementary School. May 17: SOLAR POWER From solar panels to photosynthesis we’ll look at how powerful to sun’s energy is and harness it for our own purposes. May 24: MATH We’ll use to power of mathematics to investigate things both big and small. Looking around, we’ll discover how this essential tool to understanding is able to express the wonders of nature – from the shapes of spirals and ferns to wave patterns. May 31: FIRE From the chemistry of combustion to forest health, we’ll look at how fire has shaped human evolution and how we continue to interact with it today. We’ll also practice how to be safe around fire.