Our Make-and-Take Fun Station Themes
$199/one hour • $179/hour for 2+ • 75-100/kids/hr
Set up like a carnival game, kids will line up to try their hand at the vortex knockdown! Line up and aim to be the first in your group to knockdown your cup pyramid target! Students will each get a Mad Science cup with instructions on how to make a mini Vortex Generator at home using the cup and balloon. 75-100 kids/hour, ages 5-11.
Students will have a chance to design their own paper airplane or use one of the provided designs and our “Mad Science helper” if they need some guidance. After creating their aircraft, students will have a chance to fly – aiming for the longest distance traveled. Students can keep their builds and get a Mad Science “spring thing”! *requires a clear area to aim planes. 75-100 kids/hour, ages 7-11.
This topsy-turvy station challenges children to see the physics of optical illusions. Children discover optical illusions as a twisting coil climbs up and down without moving, and when a towel turns into a dog! Children manipulate flexible mirrors and explore the world with inverted vision. Hands-on laminates provide children the opportunity to create illusions. 75-100 kids/hour, ages 5-11.
Dry Ice Storm
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. Children learn all of the chilling facts behind dry ice, in addition to conjuring up a few magical potions using the element itself. 75-100 kids/hour, ages 3-11.
Slippery Science Center
It's ooey. It's gooey. Discover the ooey gooey origins of plastic and see why plastic is so hard to break. Kids make their own slippery slime to go! Our most popular Fun Station! 75-100 kids/hour, ages 5-11.
Heat and Candy
Witness the amazing reaction when you combine heat, sugar and centrifugal force – cotton candy! Kids taste the science behind the magical transformation of solid sugar crystals into spun floss. Yummy! 75-100 kids/hour, ages 3-11.
Super 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. 75-100 kids/hour, ages 5-11.
It’s hair-raising fun with our electrostatic Van der Graaf generator! It is shocking how much fun it is! This is literally a hair raising experience when kids step up and touch the silver sphere with static electricity trapped inside, transporting the energy to the tips of each hair on their head. Make your own static generator with balloons and confetti. 75-100 kids/hour, ages 5-11.
Learn the difference between the Sun's light rays from those we see to those we can't see. Kids will have a blast making their own solar bead creation that reacts to the Sun's UV rays. 75-100 kids/hour, ages 5-11.