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Animal Engineers

Monday, November 6


2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


McFarland Park Convention Center, 56461 180th St. Ames, IA 50010

Which age/grade is welcome?

Early elementary students (grades 1-2)


Rebecca Beall
(515) 232-2516

About this event

Parents are you looking for a fun activity to keep the kids engaged on a day off from school? Well, look no further!

Can you build like a beaver or a bird? Explore outdoors to find out what gives animal shelters their strength and waterproofing. After learning about the built-in “tools” animals use, see if you can build a small shelter from natural materials to keep an “animal” dry and safe. We will test your engineering with water and weights!

This is a FREE event. Please be prepared to spend part of the program time outside, so dress accordingly in clothes that can get dirty.