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Boy puts pennies on an aluminum foil boat in tub of water.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:30pm
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Free with admission

Ahoy matey! It’s International Talk Like a Pirate Day and we’re celebrating with some seaworthy science. Use an everyday material – tinfoil – to build a boat, and then load it up with a bounty of pennies. How much treasure can your boat hold?