Passover is coming. If you haven’t marked it in your Google calendar yet. That means you have to start preparing for it soon–if you have young kids, this also means you’re probably trying to figure out a creative way to tell the Passover story to your children without boring them too much.
Well, now you don’t have to worry too much, because Israeli students at Technion have found a creative and fun way to tell the Passover story–and it’s interactive, which is sure to grab your kid’s attention. The engineering students created a Rube Goldberg Machine, which simulates the series of events.
I don’t want to spoil this magnificent approach to storytelling, but I will say, the baby Moses and burning bush sequence are both pretty fantastic:
There’s More Than One Way to Prep For Passover – This Way is CRAYIsraeli students at the Technion have done it again. They’ve figured out the most delightfully convoluted way to get ready for Passover.In honor of the festival of freedom they’ve let their imaginations run wild. Watch closely as this Rube Goldberg Machine created by students from the Faculties of Mechanical Engineering and Architecture and Town Planning relates highlights of the Passover story.Filmed in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in The Sydney & Shirley Gendel and Emanuel Friedberg Family Creative Design Student Laboratory, a Project of the American Technion Society, Cleveland Chapter Watch Behind the Scenes to see how it was made: https://youtu.be/pOpryQ_tmUsMachine Created by:Mechanical Engineering students: Nadav Maccabi, Yaron Veksler, Aharon Joffe, Tsah Elimelech, Eitan Fortinsky, Saar Nitecki, Hair Har-Oz, Yuval Harduf, Yarden Pinto, Sofi Kuperman, Paz Aranvi, Michal Weisbord, Itai Sarig, Amit Shocron and Daniel KovalevArchitecture students: Ahdi Alchalel and Hadar EdryYouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=baQfqoZrEvIFacebook: הטכניון – מכון טכנולוגי לישראל | Technion & American Technion SocietyRepublished with permission – all rights reserved.
Posted by The Jewish Standard on Friday, March 27, 2015