Activity Number Two – Northern Central Railway of York

Ride along the same route that carried President Lincoln from Washington, DC to Gettysburg, PA, where he delivered one of the greatest speeches in American History!

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Activity Number Two


We have five new S.T.E.A.M. activities with Dr. Fredericks. Learn what S.T.E.A.M. stands for and be sure to download the pairing activity sheet above.

1.  Science

Our Science activity explores the world of sound. Learn about the pitch of sound.

2.  Technology

Let’s create a magnetic force together using a battery.

3.  Engineering

Engineering is a big part of the railroad world. Our Engineering activity challenges you to build your own railroad tracks on the wall.

4.  Art

Learn about primary colors and how to create new colors with them.

5.  Math

Can you run faster than a train? Let’s find out with this exercise!

What did you learn?

Thank you for learning with us today! Did you have fun? What was your favorite activity? Be sure to share your findings with us on either Facebook with a picture or comment below.

“We are beyond excited to launch the S.T.E.A.M. program at NCR. It has been a long-term goal of the organization since the beginning and here we are with the help of Dr. Fredericks. Our mission here at NCR is enhance the economic engine of York County by delivering historical, education and entertaining experience. The S.T.E.A.M. program is our next phase of expanding our educational offering. We hope to grow this program into virtual learning opportunities along with safe hands activities on the train, and summer camps by 2021.”

– Michael Patrick, Board President

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