The South Dakota Discovery Middle’s month-to-month Discovery on Faucet occasion tonight (Feb. 17, 2023) options the science behind fashionable supplies and the craft of creating swords.
Dr. Michael West, the Division Head of the South Dakota College of Mines and Expertise Metallurgical Engineering Division, will share the data at 5:30pm CT on the St. Charles Lounge (207 E Capitol Avenue) in Pierre. this Friday for the South Dakota Discovery Middle’s Discovery on Faucet program, Friday, Feb. 17, 2023.
West spends his time researching the efforts to include artwork and science within the crafting of recent supplies via blacksmithing and different strategies all through historical past into the present-day. Central to his dialogue and presentation is an award-winning sword made by College of Mines college students and the discoveries being made by them in his Division.
Members get to find out about engineering practices that also influence how objects are produced in fashionable instances, then bundle up for a blacksmithing show with a transportable forge (relying on climate), and make your individual object from polymer clay.
There isn’t any cost to attend.
The SDDC is devoted to empowering all Peoples of the Nice Plains via hands-on experiences that encourage scientific pondering. Comply with the SDDC on Fb for day-to-day updates and highlights, and be taught extra about its mission, applications for all ages, skilled improvement programs, and fashionable exhibit corridor by visiting sd-discovery.org. Share your Discovery On Faucet! expertise on social media with the hashtag #discoveryontap.