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Bright Futures
What is green, sits on rusty metal nails, and has 120 volts of electricity shooting through its vinegary center? It’s the electrified pickle, and it’s going to get zapped again Thursday, June 6, when NIU STEM Outreach and DeKalb County libraries present the Bright Futures Electricity Fair. The Electricity Fair will be held at the...
STEM Outreach associate Jeremy Benson demonstrates a Van de Graaff Generator, one of the many hands-on electricity demonstration that will be at Thursday’s Electricity Fair.
What does a hot dog taste like after you shoot 120 volts of electricity through its meaty center? How hard do you have to pedal a bike to generate enough energy to power a light bulb? Families are invited from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 14, to learn the answers to these and other...
Electric Art Lab participants will learn how to safely use electricity in their own works of art.
What could Da Vinci have created with electricity and neon? What would Edison have invented with more of an artistic flair? Young artists and inventors and their parents are invited Saturday, May 26, to see how artists work with light and electricity during the “Bright Futures: Electric Art Lab” at NIU’s Faraday Hall Room 105....