for Science Center staff at the Discovery Carts! They can
be found throughout the exhibit halls demonstrating exciting,
fun-filled science activities. Each cart highlights a science
topic inspired by one of our exhibits and our knowledgeable
presenters would just love to help you learn new things.
the mechanics of your ticker by investigating a model heart.
An examination of the cardiovascular system illustrates the
bodys transportation structures.
Fun Lab Activity - Exercise
Breathing, eating, dancing, singing. Your
brain controls all of the actions, but how? Investigate
how the brain works with experiments and demonstrations.
Scope on a Rope
what different objects look like when they are blown up in
size - with a powerful digital microscope! You'll get to learn
how a hand-held microscope is used and see things the way you've
never seen them before.
into the Cell Theater to take a look at real microorganisms.
They're projected onto a giant microscope screen so you're
sure to get a good view no matter where you stand. See how
microorganisms live and learn what you have in common with
on light and how it behaves. Experimenting with mirrors, lenses
and prisms allows you to change lights direction, spread
it out and break it apart. A high-"light" of any
Fun Lab Activity - Bend a Pencil
Polymer science gets gooey as you make your very own batch
of creepy, squishy slime. Discover how tiny molecules get together
to form long chains of goopy ooze. What could be more fun?
Fun Lab Activity - Gak
Learn about various types of telescopes by experimenting with different lenses and lighting for a close up view of the world around you.
Explore electromagnetic force with hands-on magnet and electricity activities including a Van de Graaf generator demonstration about static electricity guaranteed to be a hair-raising experience.
Light and Sound
See sound and listen to light! Investigate
how we communicate.
Located on the 2nd Floor in the Tech Revue Theater.
life sure is stressful. Perhaps its because we are under
pressure by the very air we breathe. Discover its strength
by lifting an air-rocket off the ground.
Fun Lab Activity - Floating in Air
Fun Lab Activity - Funnel Challenge