Typically spring break implies no classes for students, but a handful of children came to the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library on Tuesday to place collectively a mini-generator.
Led by librarian Heather Heilman, who also has an interest in all issues science, each and every kid was offered a kit that integrated tiny plastic gears, wooden pieces, some hardware and electrical wire and a miniature light bulb.
“This is entertaining,” mentioned 7-year-old Sydney Henderson. Her four-year-old sister, Scarlett, gave her a massive smile as mom Samantha enjoyed the time they could invest collectively.
Via the detailed instruction sheet, and lots of coaching by parents or partners who could lend one more hand, each and every ‘student’ managed to place collectively little hand-cranked generators.
Powered with a small elbow grease, each and every one particular created a flicker of light as the gears and manage went about and about.
Gabriel Hernandez, ten, and his dad, Daniel, worked collectively diligently till all the pieces had been match collectively just appropriate.
“We did it,” Gabriel mentioned.
The science time plan is just one particular of numerous supplied at the library.
All applications are listed on the library’s Facebook web page or can be obtained by calling the library at 254-953-5491.