Patrick Daugherty 12:30 p.m., Nov. 26
Rock & Roll Winter Camp
Investigate sound waves, create your own instrument and explore 60+ different and unique guitars in the newly opened exhibition, Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked the World. School’s out for winter break, and there’s no better place to spend the days than at the Fleet for fun days dedicated to hands-on science explorations for grades 1–2 and 3–4. Sign up for one or both days. To register, please contact our Client Services Department at 619-238-1233, ext. 806. Members $45/day, nonmembers $50/day.
Monday, December 23: "Instrument Extravaganza" –– Tune into sound science by exploring vibrations and sound waves. Make “roaring cups,” kazoos, and other totally cool instruments out of everyday objects.
Friday, December 27: "Guitar Guru” –– Learn the science behind building guitars. Explore techniques that make guitars look and sound different. Use these tips and tricks to make your very own cardboard guitar.