Science & More: Trojan Horse

February 15, 2018

At Monday's Science & More program, we heard the story of the Trojan Horse (DK's website has a quick overview if you want to brush up on the story) and then used craft supplies and recycled materials to build our own version! We did have a quick discussion of scale and ratios, since clearly our traps would not be the size of the original Trojan Horse we saw in paintings and photographs (Right: Still from Troy (2004) starring Brad Pitt Left: "The Trojan Horse" by Henri Paul Motte)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The goal was to hide 4-6 plastic toy soldiers inside of our trap, and see if other people could find the entrance. Traps didn't have to look like a horse, a