Paper, Science and Mystery join together for this STEM program. Book one or all four options activity options
Minimum Attendance: 10
Maximum Attendance: 25
Fee per Person: $10.00 a participant per activity
Time: 45-60 minutes per activity
The Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking has resumed offering all programs at normal group capacity. Per Georgia Tech guidelines, visitors who have not received a COVID-19 vaccine are strongly encouraged to wear a mask while participating in museum programming. Hand sanitizer is available for use.
We reserve the right to alter and cancel workshops in order to protect public safety based on recommendations from Georgia Institute of Technology, the Georgia Department of Public Health and the American Alliance of Museums. All participants will be notified in a timely manner of any changes to the program.
About Paper Science Mystery
The new Paper Science Mystery Program provides a hands-on STEM learning experience through a mystery-based format for both elementary and middle school audiences. Group leaders will have the option to choose up to four different activities tied to the Georgia Standards of Excellence that are presented as evidence to be examined in order to solve the crime with critical thinking skills.
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Paper Science Mystery 4th and 5th Grade
Case of the Stolen Paper Phenakite Necklace
Students will learn about electricity and make their own circuits to explain how the suspect would have been able to quickly and easily cut and reconnect the power to the gallery.
After a brief history about invisible ink, students learn about chemical and physical change and then test different substances to determine which invisible ink the culprit used on their secret message.
Students will learn about helicopters, complete flight tests, and examine evidence to explain how the suspect would have used a helicopter that had the ability to carry away the stolen necklace.
Taking a Cellular Look
After learning about cells, students will look at plant, animal and paper slides under a microscope to determine what materials the suspect used to make the fake Phenakite necklace.
Paper Science Mystery 7th and 8th Grade
Case of the Stolen Research: the Perfect Paper
After learning about electricity and atoms students will make their own circuits and test insulators and conductors to explain how the suspect would have been able to quickly and easily cut and reconnect the alarm system to the science laboratory
After learning about the 4 aerodynamic forces and Newton's laws of motion students will analyze flight data and complete flight tests, to help explain how the suspect would have used an airplane to carry away the stolen research papers.
Marble Run Puzzle
After learning about potential and kinetic energy students will carry out an investigation with different marble run pieces to recreate the Mad Scientists marble run puzzle that the culprit solved to unlock the location of his Perfect Paper research.
Taking a Cellular Look
After learning about cellular structure and how cells form systems, students will look at plant, animal and paper slides under a microscope to determine what materials the suspect used to make the fake Phenakite necklace