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Heavy Metal II, Amped Up is the culminating event, hosted by the Boston Museum of Science and the Lemelson-MIT Program, is part of Eurekafest, a multi-day celebration designed to empower a legacy of inventors.

Watch teams of high school students from across the country compete in an all-day challenge to build wind turbines that can hoist empty garbage cans to the ceiling of the Blue Wing. Explore a range of “windy” activities with Museum Exhibit Halls interpreters and educators from the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.

Go check it out, and take a wander through the Museum of Science, which has lots of great exhibits, and an educators’ library. Take some photos and share them with us in the MAKE Flickr pool.

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