What is our primary source of heat and light? How do the daily and seasonal cycles of the Earth affect everyday life? Students will answer these questions and more with a trip to the museum’s inflatable planetarium.
This program introduces students to the power of simple machines, and how we use pulleys and gears in our everyday lives. They will experiment with pulley systems to discover how they help with tasks such as lifting heavy objects.
How did the Ancient Egyptians move massive stone blocks across the desert? As this program demonstrates, they did it all with simple machines. Students will be challenged to move a heavy object using wheels and axles, ramps and pulleys.