In the Cyberchase exhibit, children enter Cyberspace through a special portal to explore some of their favorite cyber sites, such as the Grim Wreaker, the Control Central, and Poddleville. Kids also get to help the CyberSquad protect this virtual universe from the evil ‘Hacker’ while at the same time exploring math concepts such as algebra, fractions, geometry, probability, and place value.
EcoStation is a hands-on, indoor/outdoor environmental exhibit that offers visitors the opportunity to explore environmental issues and engage in ecological studies in a variety of diverse hands-on activities. Visitors can explore native plant garden with a pond, a lovely shady woodland area, and a research pavilion. Interactive activities include insect collecting, footprint identification, leaf rubbings, and stream bed creation. Powered by solar energy, EcoStation also offers weekly educational programs that include keeping a nature journal, decomposition observations, water quality testing, soil type explorations and bird feeders, among others.
FlowWorks is an interactive exhibit, which explores the forces and properties of water and the fascinating concept of hydropower. This fun, hands-on display requires kids to use their hands in the water to fill an 18-foot tall cauldron with water as a reward for their ingenuity and hard work.
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