A day of hands-on fun and exploration for 5th - 8th grade students and an adult companion. Sign up today and choose two of the following activities to explore: HAVE A BLAST MAKING A CANNON Machine Tool Join the Machine Tool team to make a miniature cannon. You will learn how to program CNC machines to make parts of the cannon and then actually run CNC mills and CNC lathes to make the cannon barrel. 21ST CENTURY DIESEL Diesel Technology Get behind the wheel of a semi-tractor and explore the concepts of pneumatics, hydraulics and engine fastener torque. Design and work with different power systems while seeing the forces at work in diesel engines. THE ART OF WELDING Welding Stick it to winter with some spring art! Use your creativity and your new welding skills to create your own rustic garden sculpture. LEGO MINDSTORMS Build and program a LEGO Mindstorm robot that will drive with motors and interact with the environment using color and sound! Caution! There will be sparks, so dress appropriately: closed toed and closed heeled shoes, long jeans, tie back long hair.