Spinning Art

A few weeks ago, Lucy saw an ad for the Kiwi Co “Tinker Crate” – a science and technology project in a box.  We signed her up, and put the first one together earlier today – a spin art machine.

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The project comes unassembled, and actually uses the box it arrived in.

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The project explores the effects of centrifugal force – i.e., what happens when you drop paint onto a spinning canvas?  Lucy explains and demonstrates:

Her first spinning-piece:

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