Discover light, light waves and how they are used to solve real world problems - like self driving cars - in today's world. Thirteen different exhibits allow you to explore the world of light through lasers, holograms, prisms, color and more.
Check out our poikilotherms (cold-blooded animals) in Critter Corner! Featuring reptiles, arachnids, snakes and more like Scooter the Axolotl, Gourdy the Pumpkin Patch Tarantula and Maize the Corn Snake. Animal feedings happen at approximately 11am every day. Critter Corner includes plant and insect basics such as a worm compost bin and information on how we breed fruit flies to feed all of the animals.
Nano is an interactive exhibition that engages family audiences in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology. Hands-on exhibits present the basics of nanoscience and engineering, introduce some real world applications, and explore the societal and ethical implications of this new technology. This exhibit is currently on display at the Gallatin Valley Mall, across the street from the Science Center.
Set your world in motion! Send parachutes soaring high in the Wind Tunnel; test gravity, velocity, and trajectory at the Ball Ramp; launch a rocket to the moon, and create a colorful pattern with our giant spirograph. Can you find the sweet spot on our Balance Board? Is it possible to blow a square bubble?