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Discovery Stations


Rock Exhibitrock exhibit 2

Rock Identification
Students get to dig for hidden gems and discover what they find using our charts. Discovering things like shark teeth, fool’s gold, and geodes are among the favorites.


Try your hand at building at this station. Kids of all ages have been able to show us what is in their imagination showing off their engineering skills.

Van De Graaf GeneratorVan De Graaf Generator

Van De Graaff Generator Are you ready for a shock? See what this amazing machine can do. It can make your hair stand on end, make pie pans become flying saucers, or even show you what lighting looks like!

Singing Bowls

Singing Bowls
Can you create sound waves with a bowl? With this quart bowls you can! Just rub the mallets on the side and listen. When your finished listening to their sound, touch the side and feel the sound waves. These bowls are so amazing you just have to hear them yourself.

Magnet StationMagnet Station Magnet StationMagnet Station

Magnet Station
You can stack them, build them, repel them, or even test how strong they are. These magnets have so many possibilities! No matter your age one can find a smile at this station! New this year, we are adding gravity balls and more.

Euler’s CoinEuler’s Coin

Euler’s Coin
Come try our new disk that shows students both potential and kinetic energy. Like a top, this disk is held upright by the angular momentum it has. It will appear to defy gravity as it continues to spin in front of your eyes. The disk stays in place because there is a balance in the gravitational pull and the force applied by the mirror base. Students will love seeing and hearing the different energy that is giving off through mation, light, and sound!

Watch our structure change changes shapes with a slight twist of the wrist. Watch what the energy from your body can cause it do.

Play with the ultimate fidget gadget. It will keep your brain questioning how it does it, while making your want to play with it more.

Swinging Sticks
What can seem to be defy the laws of physics and gravity? The swinging sticks can! With a small push or pull, these sticks can intrigue and fascinate you. It uses a magnetic force to pull this amazing event off. Don’t take our word for it, try this one out for yourself!

Wooden Planks
Help inspire creativity in kids of all ages through these wooden planks! Building toys can lengthen attention span, deepen concentration, and even build excitement.

Rain Sticks
What is more soothing than the sound of rain falling? Kids of all ages can create, hear, and compare the sounds of our different rain sticks. We have sticks of different sizes that are created out of different materials.

Tuning Forks
Do you have an ear for pitch? Well even if you don't, have fun testing out the different notes in our tuning fork set!

Simple Machines
Help teach the important concept of simple machines through our hands-on station. Kids of all ages can test and play with each one as they learn what they do and how they help us.

Butterfly Tables
We have several activities for hands-on exploration. Some activities include puzzles, real-life specimens, plastic life cycles, and even flipbooks, everything to catch all types of learners. These hands-on activities help patrons of all ages learn about butterflies and their life cycles. 

Coming Soon:

Big Bang Bubbles Station
Take simple bubbles to the next level in our new reaction station. Students of all ages will love creating bubbles big and small, while they learn more about the how and why.