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Science and Industry Museum Great Object Hunt: Design & Engineering

Find something that is more than 100 years old, something made from a material that you are wearing and something that you wish you had invented…

Follow your curiosity and work together while discovering objects in the galleries of the Science and Industry Museum, Manchester. Complete the challenges and use your observation and questioning skills to get thinking and talking about how design and engineering shape our lives.

This activity takes approximately 30 minutes, and works best if you have a pen or a camera with you.

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Science and Industry Museum Great Object Hunt – Design And Engineering (PDF Document)

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