TouchTomorrow

April 2, 2022 at Polar Park
hosted by Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Rain or Shine!
Free and open
to the public.

Craft Corner

Craft Corner is located at the end of the concourse near 1st base/right field.

Be sure to roll on over for fun!

 


 

Bridge Models
Ages:  All Ages
Location: Craft Corner
Presented by:  BSCES
Discipline(s):  Engineering

Be an engineer and build a bridge using foam blocks and boxes!


Hands-On Discoveries for Families
Ages:  All Ages
Location: Craft Corner
Presented by:  The Discovery Museum
Discipline(s):  Physics

The Discovery Museum of Acton, MA brings hands-on science activities mirroring those found within the museum. Adults and children can work together on fun table-top STEM based activities such as paper helicopters and exploring magnets, engineering, light, and more.


Explore 4-H and STEAM
Ages:  All Ages
Location:  Craft Corner
Presented by:  UMass Extension – 4 – HYDP
Discipline(s):  Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Science

UMass 4-H invites you to stop by and try some hands-on activities in STEAM including computer science and spin art. We will also have information about our program and sample curriculum for youth agencies and schools to see what is available. With offices across the state from the Cape to Pioneer Valley, and even one next door in Auburn, it is easier to connect than you may have thought. If you’ve never heard about 4-H or think we just work with animals, we invite you to come see what we are all about.


GBH 
Ages:  All Ages
Location:  Craft Corner
Presented by:  GBH  *FESTIVAL SPONSOR

Discipline(s):  STEM

Visit public media station GBH at (location) for take-home Design Squad design/build kits, offered throughout the day. We’ll also have information from NOVA Education about their resources and games. Families can find additional information about STEM activities on https://www.wgbh.org/foundation/stem-education.

 


Worcester History
Ages:  All Ages
Location: Craft Corner
Presented by:  Worcester Historical Museum
Discipline(s):  Engineering

A look at engineering, patents and ideas that have come out of Worcester – plus Robert Goddard returns for pictures!


Puff Mobiles
Ages:  All Ages
Location: Craft Corner
Presented by:  WTS-Boston TYOU & BSCES
Discipline(s):  Engineering

Learn about renewable energy sources as you are challenged with building a wind-powered car! Test your creation and get your car to the finish line using as few puffs of air as possible!