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Gadgets & Gizmos

Come join us at Marbles Kids Museum as we introduce kids to the wonderful world of engineering and how engineers make life better for us all!

Sundays at the Museum

Join North Carolina State University’s Engineering Ambassadors on selected Sundays from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. We have fun hands-on activities and engineering challenges to engage kids of all ages!

Spring 2022 Schedule

DateTopic
January 30Building Blubber
February 20Celebrating Black Engineers
March 27Foil Boats
April 24Hand Pollinators

January 30: Building Blubber

Come join us as we learn why whales, astronauts, and scuba divers can stay warm in cold environments. Using this scientific knowledge, kids will create their own insulated “Blubber” glove!

February 20: Celebrating Black Engineers

Come join us as we learn about the important contributions Black Women and Men have given to society. In a collaboration with the Women and Minority Engineering Programs students and NCSU Alumni, we will highlight 4 individuals with hands-on activities and challenges related to their accomplishments. Who are we highlighting? You’ll have to join us to find out!

March 27: Celebrating Women Engineers

Come join us as we learn about the important contributions women engineers have developed to make life better for us all! Who are we highlighting? You’ll have to join us to find out!

April 24: Spring is in the Air

Come join us as we learn about the importance of bees pollinating our flowering plants and engineering your own bee pollinator.