Our Hands-on Science Station Themes

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Acids & Bases

Uncover the secrets of chemistry and the effects acids and bases have on our daily lives. Learn to test for acid rain, make your own fire extinguisher, and watch as a film canister pop using an acid and a base! Optional Take Home: Canister Poppers


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Amazing Air Pressure

Discover just how powerful the air around us actually is with cool hands-on investigations of how much pressure it exerts. Make a vortex, hover a ping-pong ball and explore the workings of Bernoulli. Optional Take Home: Air Blasters


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All About Animals

Adaptation is the major theme as students will explore way in which animals adapt to the challenging elements of their environment. Optional Take Home: Animal Tracks


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The Science of Cotton Candy

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! INCLUDED TAKE HOME: COTTON CANDY


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Digging for Dinos

Examine real fossil casts, and explore the differences in herbivorous and carnivorous dinosaurs. Participate in a mini dinosaur excavation & more! Optional Take Home: T-Rex Tooth


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Dry Ice

Ever wondered how the infamous fog effect is generated? You guessed it…dry ice! Not only is this extremely cold form of carbon dioxide good at fogging up a room, it is also used to illustrate several other cool effects. Optional Take Home: Cool Cups


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FUN-damental Forces

Gravity... Inertia... Centripetal force... who could ever imagine that an introduction to physics could be so much fun? We’ll experience these awesome forces for ourselves and build some cool devices to watch them at work! Optional Take Home: Spring Things


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Life in the Sea

Explore life in our oceans and experience its different zones and densities, unravel the mystery of neutral buoyancy and find out just how fish do it. Optional Take Home: Cartesian Diver


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Magnificent Magnets

Experiment with magnetic attraction, and some amazing forces. Learn the Indian rope trick and explore the magic coins, test for electromagnetic fields, and start the world’s simplest motors. Optional Take Home: Magnet Labs


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Moving Motion

Action equals reaction at this energetic station as students will discover the science behind movement by performing experiments with friction, inertia and the forces that affect movement. Buckle up for a spectacular demonstration with a hovercraft ride for all interested pilots. Optional Take Home: Nut in a Balloon


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Slimy Science

Discover the ooey gooey origins of plastic and see why plastic is so hard to break. Kids make their own slippery slime to go! INCLUDED TAKE HOME: SLIME


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Sonic Sounds

Children will get to actually “see” sound through creating standing waves with our string things, experience how sound travels differently through the 3 states of matter and use our multi-effects processor to alter their own voice, with lots of cool special effects. Optional Take Home: Sonic Horns


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Static Electricity

Static electricity can come from various objects like carpet, doorknobs, sweaters, and balloons. During this demonstration, kids get to witness the effect of static electricity first hand. This demonstration is so mind-blowing, it makes the hairs on the back of their necks stand up—literally! Optional Take Home: Static Sticks


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Wacky Water

We’ll have fun while we experiment with water, waves and density. Create a density stacker and drop in various object. Optional Take Home: Lava Lamps


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More Station Options Available

We offer many more hands-on station options including seasonal themed stations (i.e. Halloween, Winter…) and even customized stations. Contact us for more information!


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