July 14: Rocket Park Recess: Propel

 

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Get a little wet and explore the physics and engineering behind (hand made) boat propellers and how parkour can help to maneuver our bodies through any number of spaces. Free with NYSCI admission.

*Activities are weather permitting. (Due to rain Rocket Park activities will take place inside the museum.)

Rocket Park Activities

  • Physics and Engineering activities: Make and propel your own boat with a rubber band and handmade propeller.
  • Open session parkour obstacle course with The Movement Creative: Try out The Movement Creative’s obstacle course and learn the basics of Parkour, a playful platform of movement that encourages interaction between our bodies and environment, and encourages curiosity, experimentation, strength-building, self-confidence and healthy living.  All ages and levels of fitness are welcome. Sneakers/rubber soles are recommended.
  • Launch of Giant Catapult, Chuck: (1 pm) In the Back Field.  Watch our catapult, Chuck, toss watermelons in the air.
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