Tinker Camp: Day 2

Hands-On Hydraulics

How do Hydraulic Machines Work?

Hydraulics harnesses the power of water to create powerful machines. Learn how they work and watch them in action!

Discover what happens when water gets down to work. Learn about hydraulic-powered animatronics and water wheels, then harness hydraulics on your own to power a crate-box elevator, a plastic-bottle sprinkler, and more!


Water at Work

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Water-Powered Animatronics

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Plastic-Bottle Sprinkler

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DIY Hydraulic Elevator

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Water Balloon Monster Mouth

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STEAM Challenge

Build a Hydraulic Machine

Tinker Camp counselor Mason is challenging you to experiment with the power of water! Using syringes, tubes and building materials at home, invent your own hydraulic machine.

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Check out more projects from KiwiCo to supplement the activities for today!

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  1. Hands-On Hydraulics

    Want more hydraulics experiments to keep the learning going? Check out these easy DIYs!

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