Hands-on family fun activities at Leeward’s Discovery Fair

October 21, 2013  |   |  Comments
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Leeward’s Discovery Fair

Learn to make and fly a tetrahedral kite at Leeward Community College’s Discovery Fair.

For the second year in a row, Leeward Community College will be presenting the Leeward Discovery Fair, Featuring Weed and Seed Hawaiʻi and Safe Communities Day on Saturday, November 2, 9–3 p.m.

Fair attendees will enjoy over 50 hands-on activities that make learning fun for the entire family.

Activities

  • Build a tetrahedral (3D) kite
  • Create genomic (one-of-a-kind) jewelry displaying DNA
  • Take part in Leeward Five-0 by collecting and analyzing evidence in a forensic adventure
  • Create large geometric bubbles shapes
  • Play in quicksand goo
  • Get a close-up look at the creepy, crawly insect world of Bug City
  • Create a DNA model out of candy

Experience other activities involving robots, fossils, singing bowls, boomerangs, a pottery wheel and polymer worms and more.

Weed and Seed Hawaiʻi will have a number of federal, state and local law enforcement exhibits on display including keiki and kūpuna IDs, presentations on the latest trends in substance abuse and ways to protect your personal property. Also on hand will be the popular K-9 unit showcasing its talented dogs trained to sniff out drugs and capture criminals.

“This unique partnership between Leeward Community College and Weed and Seed Hawaiʻi is wonderful, as we work together to make education fun for the youth and their families,” said Leeward Community College Chancellor Manny Cabral.

Family games and prizes, a book fair, plant and vendor sales, entertainment and local food favorites will also be available for families to enjoy. Watch for special appearances by Clifford the Big Red Dog and McGruff the Crime Dog.

Entry to this event is free, however, some games and activities will have nominal fees.

A Leeward Community College press release

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