Make Science Come Alive!

Have you ever wondered: How does that work? Why did it do that? What would happen if I changed it? These are the questions asked by scientists as they explore the world around us. Here’s your chance to meet your inner scientist as you explore electricity and magnetism; light and optics; motion and mechanics; sound and resonance; and more. 

Bridge of Fire

Bridge of Fire

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Climb onto the Bridge of Fire and see your hair stand on end!

Plasma Ball

Plasma Ball

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Use your fingertips to make light dance under a plasma ball.

Strange Attractions

Strange Attractions

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The closer magents are to each other, the the stronger the force between them! Can you manipulate the magents and predict where the pendulum will go?

Hexagon Marbles

Hexagon Marbles

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No matter how many times you try, the balls will alwyas settle to the bottom in a hexagonal pattern. Why is this?

Elliptical Pool Table

Elliptical Pool Table

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Can you figure out why the ball almost always rolls to the same place? Hint - it has something to do with the shape of the table!

Chaotic Pendulum

Chaotic Pendulum

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This pendulum has smaller pendulums attached to its arm. Each pendulum affects the motion of the others. The resulting motion is appears unpredictable - and it is!