Science Demonstrations

Let anatomy amaze you. Observe as an educator dissects a cow eye while explaining its different parts and functions. Can cows see color? Do our eyes change over time?

Visit our state-of-the-art kitchen to delve into the science behind the everyday foods that we love to eat. Why does meat brown? Why does bread rise?

Visit our state-of-the-art kitchen to discover the secret life of plants! Is an eggplant a fruit or a vegetable? Is a potato a stem or a root?

Chemistry is at its coolest when put to action! Witness four different types of chemical reactions. See colorful flames, a foam fountain and a rainbow in a tube!

Meet our Rat Basketball team and learn about operant and classical conditioning as you watch two rats play basketball – no, we aren’t kidding.

Animated images of atmospheric storms, climate change and ocean temperature are shown on the sphere, illuminating sometimes complex environmental processes in a captivating way. 

Discover how plate tectonics have shaped the world in which we live. View volcanic locations and see earthquakes happening in near real-time! What is a tsunami?

Learn about Earth’s water cycle on a global scale as you explore heat energy from the Sun and learn about evaporation, transpiration and precipitation.

What is Earth’s ultimate energy source? Follow the distribution of heat around the planet, learn why storms spin in one direction and see recent hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones.

Make your hair stand on end! Experience 100,000 volts of electricity from the Van de Graaff generator in this dramatic demonstration that explores lightning and the forces between charges.

How do solids, liquids and gases react to extremely cold temperatures?

Learn how scientists make inferences and conclusions based on their observations. Identify objects inside of a box without looking at them by using logic and reasoning.