In-person Georgia Tech STEAM Day

Science Festival
Instructor: Museum Staff

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Members of the Georgia Tech community are opening their doors for the Atlanta Science Festival. Whether you’re interested in robotics, brains, biology, space, art,  nanotechnology, paper, computer science, wearables, bioengineering, chemical engineering, or  systems engineering, there will be activities for you. Visit campus for lab tours, hands-on STEAM  activities, exhibits, demonstrations, opportunities to meet student researchers, and learn about  the research and so much more happening at Tech.  

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In-person EXPLORE Paper Pagoda

Pagoda Example
Instructor: Museum Staff

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A fascinating artifact in the museum’s collection is the Hyakumantō darani, of the “One Million Pagoda Dharani.” Learn the history of this object, and then create your own 3D version to take home!

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In-person EXPLORE Seed Paper

Seed Paper
Instructor: Museum Staff

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Experience papermaking with a twist! Create plantable paper with flower seeds that will grow a garden! Participants will add seed mix and petals to the paper slurry mix and form sheets with embedded seeds that will be pressed into sheets of paper. Then plant the paper in the ground and watch it grow! 

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In-person EXPLORE Layered Stencils

Stencil materials
Instructor: Museum Staff

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Stencils are fantastic tools for creating stylized looks and interesting pieces of art. Layer designs together to create your own one-of-a-kind piece of artwork. 

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EXPLORE Terrific Quilled Turkeys

Quilled Turkey
Instructor: Museum Staff

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Description: Quilling is a historic paper craft in which strips of paper are twirled, spun, and combined to create beautiful, dimensional works. Learn how to quill a terrific turkey to make your own one-of-a kind Thanksgiving artwork. 

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EXPLORE Pop’in Pumpkins

Paper Pumpkin
Instructor: Museum Staff

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Description: “Pop” into the fall season with this paper pumpkin activity! Learn how to take 2-dimensional, flat sheets of paper and turn them into a 3-dimensional pumpkin. Participants will layer multiple sheets of tissue paper together to create a honeycomb pattern that unfolds to make a pop’in pumpkin! 

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Virtual EXPLORE Japanese Stab Binding

Japanese Stab Binding
Instructor: Museum Staff

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Explore the art of hand-made books, which make great journals or sketchbooks! Learn how to make a decorative Japanese stab-style book binding in this workshop. The Japanese Stab binding style consist of a softcover and exposed spine — sewn together with a simple 6-hole pattern, requiring no folding or glue. Once finished, you will have a quality, handmade book, ready to fill with thoughts and images all your own.   

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