Trailblazer brings interactive science to town

Creating a charge through the electrostatic tester, the Van De Graaff Generator.

More than 100 youngsters and adults went through The Trailblazer, a science exhibit on display at Bowie Library Tuesday. It was filled with hands-on activities centered on energy, aerodynamics, space, weather and biotechnology.This electrostatic generator was a big hit, as was the robotic arm based one ones used in space. (Photos by Barbara Green)