It was certainly an elfin' good time launching elf's with the Museum's all powered E-3000 cannon on Tuesday, November 22nd. Not only did Museum visitor's enjoy this exciting activity, but so did the staff!
Visitor's were creating their own personal elf craft made out of pipe insulation. After they're creation was complete they took it over to the air powered E-3000 elf cannon created by using PVC pipes and a bicycle pump. The kid's mission was to try and hit the designated target by supplying enough pressure to the cannon. By using this machine kids got to experience the power of air pressure, and determine how much pressure to use in order to send your elf flying. BLAST OFF!! The cannon featured either a single launcher for solo flights and a dual launcher so kids (and staff) can race their elf's to see who can hit the target first. LET THE RACE BEGIN! Meanwhile upstairs representatives from Disney were at the Museum handing out activity books for the upcoming Disney Pixar film, "Arthur Christmas."
How would you like to do this at home? Visit the NASA website to find out how you can create your own High-Powered Paper Rocket Launcher. You can even play the electronic game by visiting the Arthur Christmas website.
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