Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum recently received a $10,000 grant from DTE Energy Foundation to support planning, prototyping and evaluation of its new education outreach program, Energy on the Road.
Less than 40 miles from Detroit sits the city of Ann Arbor, internationally known as the home of the University of Michigan. If you think university is the only draw there, then fill your gas tank and get ready to be surprised. The city is home to some of the best museums in the world, a garden and arboretum that will blow your socks off, an exciting downtown, and eateries that will keep you coming back.
The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum recently unveiled “Engineers on a Roll” in its preschool gallery. This exhibit was funded by a $100,000 donation from the Toyota Technical Center, whose engineering team collaborated with the Museum on the exhibit’s design.
Looking for ways to keep kids busy? Stimulate the mind of a youngster at one of the coolest venues in Detroit for a preschooler, including Stony Creek Nature Center or Greenfield Village.
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The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum is hosting TechTwilight, its third annual local tech event, on May 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. TechTwilight connects entrepreneurs, innovations and their families for an inspiring evening of fun.
Kids love to build things, and break them when they are done. Designing and building structures can help kids think more about design, as well as the physics behind buildings.
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