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Science Social – Meetup with McWane

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Science and Board Games – Electricity

A zap-tastic evening kicks off as McWane’s education staff charges into electrical demonstrations and hands-on experiments. Learn about some of the odd history of electrical engineering. Thrill to the power of our dual giant Tesla coils. See the hair-raising Van de Graaff generator. Feel the energy by joining a human wire.

Then, it’s time to play the 2004 classic: Power Grid! Bring your copy of this and your favorite maps. We’ll have maps from the France/Italy, India/Australia and North Europe/UK/Ireland expansions on hand. Expert and novice gamers alike are welcome! Here’s a video of how to play Power Grid.

This event is free, but pre-registration is required.



February 7
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


McWane Science Center
200 19th Street North
Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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