This learning space is dedicated to early STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Exploration of these areas helps children to develop critical thinking skills and to make connections to the world around them.
Link, Lift, Launch. With exhibits on flight, magnetism, rockets, and building, this space encourages open problem solving, collaboration and critical thinking. Children and adults will have fun linking, lifting and launching in this new exhibition. Exhibit areas feature special “Challenge Cards” to encourage deeper investigation into STEM topics.
WonderDome is an immersive play space that features nine interactive sensory exhibits involving light and color. Children can create light-art using brightly colored acrylic rods while developing fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. The Light Waterfall, offers soothing, color-changing floor length strands of LED fiber optics. WonderDome is designed to give children, parents, caregivers and therapists more options for using the children’s museum for both therapeutic and explorative play.