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Harnessing Heat

Young scientists learn about the states of matter and movement of molecules in a fun, interactive way! Witness a mini rocket launch while learning the properties of heat. Change the states of matter, turn solid candy into floss and make your very own cotton candy that you can eat!

Lights ... Color... Action!

This module introduces young scientists to the electromagnetic spectrum, spectroscopy, chromatography, and more! Uncover the hidden components in ordinary light and build your own Newton's color wheel to prove it. Attend a spectacular chemical energy display!

Magnetic Magic

Investigate the powers of magnets while learning about the principles governing magnetism! Learn about the poles that attract and repel magnets, then test for electro magnetic fields on your own! Explore the role of compasses in navigating the earth's magnetic field!

Optical Illusions

This lab is an excellent introduction to the phenomenon of optical illusions. Learn about the camera obscura and other classic optical illusions. Build your own periscope while learning about optics, reflection and sight. Watch celebrity images change before your very eyes! Seeing is not always believing…

Sonic Sounds

Ever wonder how sound effects are created in the movies? This is your chance to discover sound, sound waves, and the way household items can be used to create amazing movie effects! Test your knowledge of sound waves on your own with a digital voice machine--you'll be surprised to hear your voice sound like Darth Vader or the chipmunks!

Tantalizing Taste

This fascinating lab is an introduction to the sense of taste! Experiment with taste sensations while "mapping" out your tongue. Use lifesaver testing to compare your sense of smell and taste. Carbonate and taste your very own soda pop and take the "Mad Science" taste challenge!


In this lesson, students are introduced to the wonderful world of electricity and static electricity! Discover swarming electrons and the role the play in static. Then learn about electricity, its properties, and its role in natural phenomena! Make indoor lightning while conducting hair-raising experiments with our electro-static generator!

Mission Nutrition

Explore the mysteries and complexities of the human body in a fun, interactive way! Learn about caloric intake and map out the way food travels through the various organs of the body! When you understand how digestion works, it makes choosing the right for your body a whole lot easier!


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