LEGO Systems, Inc., has brought their international exhibit to Edmonton! The exhibition is on a North American tour of museums and science centres. This is only its third appearance in Canada. The exhibit is divided into three discovery areas:
Earthquake! Build your best earthquake-proof building and test them on a vibrating table.
Build a Bridge - Construct a bridge to join two cliffs.
Statue of Liberty and the CN Tower - See the inner structural framework of the LEGO-replicated towers.
Raceway! Build gravity powered cars and race them to the bottom of a sloping speedway. The race is timed using optic sensors. The winning time is displayed on a LED readout.
Wall of Motions - Look at LEGO machine and guess which real-world device uses the same mechanical motion?
Interactive Carnival - Play on a LEGO ferris wheel and merry-go-round.
Perpetual Ball Machine - Watch balls roll down as they activate devices and make crazy sounds in the kinetic ball machine.
Light-Seeking Robot Table - Using a bank of lights, get a robot's attention onto a playing field.
Voice Command Robot Table - Give instructions to a robot on a martian landscape at the command table.
Programmable Robot - Use a touch screen to program a series of robotic actions performed by a LEGO robot.
LEGO INVENTION ADVENTURE
September 12, 1998 - January 17, 1999
Where: Calgary Science Centre, 701 - 11 Street S.W.
Hours: Closed Monday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday to Sunday (and holidays)
Youth (13-18): $7.00
Children (3-12): $6.00
Under 2: Free
For more information, call (403) 221-3700.
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