This Mad Science of Greater Boston workshop for ages 6-10 explores the science of optics, refraction, and the biology associated with sight. The children will have fun fooling their eyes with a variety of optical illusions: some old favorites like candlestick or the two faces, some new like Einstein‘s funny face. They will also test out some optical illusion contraptions like a camera obscura and mirror mirage. After an instructional demonstration of the science and design behind periscopes, the children will construct their own periscope to take home.
This 1 hour workshop for ages 6-10 will be held on Saturday, February 15th at 10:30 a.m. at the Main Library. Registration is required. Beginning Monday, February 3rd, register online, in person or by calling 617-376-2411.
Due to space limitations, this program is limited to Quincy residents.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.