Our Make-and-Take Discovery Station Themes
Be Sun Safe
Learn all about UV light and how it affects us. Make key chains out of cool UV detecting beads to take home!
Bouncy Ball Factory
Ever wonder how bouncy balls are made? What makes them bounce so high? Kids join us in the bouncy ball factory and transform special crystals into real bouncy balls that can bounce all the way home.
Have you been to the carnival with your family lately? Ever wonder how that fluffy cotton candy is made? Kids taste the science behind the magical transformation of solid sugar crystals into spun floss. Yummy!
Glow-in-the Dark Bracelets
Learn about phosphorescence and florescence. Then make your own glow bracelet to take home.
Learn the basics of polymer structure and experience three different kinds of polymers: kinetic sand, orbs, and instant snow. The difference between these three illustrates how different polymers can be even though they have the same structure. Take home a cup of orbs or instant snow!
Learn the basics of molecular bonding and polymer structure. Turn glue into Mad Science Putty for everyone to take home!
Discover the ooey gooey origins of plastic and see why plastic is so hard to break. Kids make their own slippery slime to go!