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Hack your Remote Control (Age: 8+)
Take apart your remote control (e.g. TV remote) and explore the incredible technology inside, in this mind-blowing class. You’ll learn how your remote harnesses invisible forces and uses them for good - and how you can do the same! For this session, you will need - a remote control with working batteries, flat head screwdriver or blunt dinner knife (having 2 is preferrable), a little bit of tin foil, pen, paper, scissors, magnifying glass (optional), old credit card or bit of think hard plastic (optional). Attend a Live Challenge and earn 10 XPs to get featured on the XP Leaderboard. #xpleaderboard
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