Frohman Summer Series: Hands-on History,Roller Coaster Session

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Date & Time: Wednesday, July 18, 2018. 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Contact Information: Nan Card - 419-332-2081, ext. 239

Event Description

Free. This program is a three-part series for kids ages 6 through 11. They will use historic photos from the Charles E. Frohman Collection at the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums to gain firsthand knowledge in history through science, technology, engineering and math initiatives. During the roller coaster session, students can learn about speed, strength, gravity and other principles of physics and engineering by building a roller coaster using a variety of materials. From 1892 to the present day, coasters have been a top attraction of Cedar Point amusement park for generations. Using the Frohman Collection photos, drawings and documents, students will analyze and build models of the 19th and 20th century coasters, comparing them to today’s coasters. Parents are welcome to attend with their kids. Registration is limited to 10 kids per session. Kids can register for one, two or all three of the sessions in this series. Sessions are June 20, July 18 and Aug. 15. Registration is required. Register by calling Nan Card or Julie Mayle at 419-332-2081, ext. 239, or email them at [email protected] or [email protected].

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