Our philosophy starts with the simple belief that kids are capable of incredible things. Our job is to nurture that ability; our goal is to support kids' healthy development. Play is how kids learn--here, it is in both a STEM-rich environment and inviting outdoor experience.
© Erin Ash Sullivan
Have you ever wished you could be in charge of creating the weather? Swirl up a storm using your hands in our Sea of Clouds, stop a tornado in its tracks by walking right through our Mist Tornado, and get another one started at our Water Vortex.
In this Exhibit
Control a 7-foot water vortex and tornado bottles and marvel at the beauty of spinning and spiraling water.
Photo © Mitchell Green
Interact with a 5 foot bowl of fog! Use all your senses as you explore the dynamic properties of wind and clouds in the atmosphere.
Step into an 8 foot mist tornado! See how your slightest movements can change the shape and patterns in the mist.
See large scale cloud photographs and look through the roof to make your own sky and weather observations.