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The sixth annual MIT Toy Product Design Playsentation was held in 10-250 on May 11. Instructor Barry M. Kudrowitz, a graduate student in Mechanical Engineering, taught 2.00b for the sixth and final time this past semester.

Nathan M. Robert ’13 stabs Eric A. Del Castillo ’13 in the chest with their toy set, the Legend of the Sword, during the Toy Playsentations in 10-250 on May 11. The Legend of the Sword contains two Nerf swords and two vests that have three pressure-triggered targets.

Micah R. Eckhardt G bursts forth in verses praising the Bobbly Bots for their many desirable features, such as cuddliness, interchangeable joints, and motorized bases during the Toy Playsentations in 10-250 on May 11. The toys were designed around the theme of the outdoors.

Frubble (Anne G. Warren ’13) dances out of the grip of the Frubblebusters in the background to the theme song of Ghostbusters during the 2.00b Toy Playsentations in 10-250 on May 11. Students collaborated with Hasbro, the MIT Museum, and the Boston Children’s Museum to design toys such as Frubble, a bubble-making frisbee.

Remus Corp. Operative Jeremy V. Rossmann ’13 debriefs the audience about the Flyby, a powerful new weapon currently in the hands of dangerous gangsters, during the 2.00b Toy Playsentation in 10-250 on May 11. The Flyby was one of fifteen toys presented at the Playsentation.

Basant V. Sagar ’11, member of the MIT Quidditch team, talks to interested students at the ASA Activities Midway last Friday.

Yoshio S. Perez ’11 and Joanna E. Faulk ’11 dance to traditional Mexican music played by the Mariachi Palenque. Students celebrated the Dia de la Independencia (Mexico’s Independence Day) delicious food, live music, and dance on Sept. 16. This year is the bicentennial.

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