Sand Table

Sand Table

Dimensions: 3 feet by 3 feet by 30 inches high Description: This exhibit is incredibly simple, yet mesmerizing.  It consists primarily of a board with holes drilled through it, and deeply colored sand to pour through it.  The board fits into a slot in the sand table...
Magnetic Poetry

Magnetic Poetry

Dimensions: two panels, each 18 inches by 18 inches by 78 inches high Description: This exhibit consists of a brightly painted magnetic wall, and large pieces of magnetic poetry.  The magnetic walls are very lightweight, and are also tall and thin, so they will need...
Sound Effects

Sound Effects

The Incredible Perception of Sound:  The Art and Science of Auditory Perception Learn the basic physics of sound while exploring the intricacies of human perception. Discuss the use of sound effects in movies – what are you REALLY hearing?  In small groups, expand...
Reverse Engineering

Reverse Engineering

Reverse Engineering explores how things work and how they are made. Participants begin by taking apart store-made products such as air-rockets, toy cars, lamps, pop-up books and more to see how they work. They will then attempt to reconstruct the items again, and...
Flight

Flight

How and why do objects fly? Explore aerodynamic forms, wind, friction, drag through the creation of a handmade art kite. Discover how to alter paper to fly, create paper airplanes, and make a sled kite. Design a simple graphic composition for their kites that will be...
Wind Vehicles

Wind Vehicles

How can wind energy be harnessed for transportation? Explore axle construction, how sails function, and basic propulsion.  Design and create your own moving land, water, or air vehicles. Outreach programs are designed for students in grades 3-12. The cost of one 60...