Most Popular Make-and-Take Booths
Slippery Science – Discover the ooey gooey origins of plastic and see why plastic can be so
hard to break. Make your own slippery slime to go!
Scientific Principles: Polymer Science, States of Matter and Chemical Reactions
Cotton Candy Booth – Have you been to the carnival lately? Ever wonder how that fluffy cotton candy is made? Taste the science behind the magical transformation of solid sugar crystals to spun floss. Yummy!
Scientific Principles: Heat, Expansion and States of MatterSuper
Ball Factory – Ever wonder how super balls are made? What makes them bounce so high? Join us in the super ball factory and transform special crystals into real super balls you can bounce all the way home. Each super ball is one of a kind!
Scientific Principles: Polymer Science, Hydration and Physical Reactions
Vortex Generator - Perhaps one of the best parts of a birthday is getting to blow out the candles on the cake. However imagine being able to blow out those candles from all the way across the room! During this demonstration, participants will use scientific concepts to blow out a candle from nearly 20ft. away and ultimately learn how air can travel long distances.
Dry Ice - Ever wondered how the infamous fog effect is generated? You guessed it…dry ice! Not only is this dangerously cold form of carbon dioxide good at fogging up a room, it is also used to illustrate several other cool effects. During this demonstration, participants will learn all of the chilling facts behind dry ice, in addition to conjuring up a few magical potions using the element itself!
Premium Make-and-Take Booths
The following hands-on booths are $250+tax/hour and limited to 100 children per hour.
Stunt Planes – The Wright Brother would be proud as we follow in their footsteps and learn the fundamental principles of flight. Build your very own loop-flying stunt plane. You’ll be a top gun!
Scientific Principles: Basics of Flight and Aerodynamics, Drag, Gravity, Lift, Thrust
Submarine Room – Find out how a submarine captain can spy above the surface of the ocean. Build a periscope that enables you to look around corners…and when you’re finished, it’s yours to keep!
Scientific Principles: Optics, Light and Reflection