Live Interactive Demonstrations
Our Extreme Science Theater features daily interactive demonstrations that explore fundamental science concepts with an exciting, EXTREME twist. These demonstrations are open to the public and vary in content daily, so call ahead to see what we have scheduled during your visit! All of our demonstrations are aligned to academic content standards for Ohio and Michigan. A great Back-in-the-Classroom activity is available online so you can extend the Imagination Station experience long after your visit is through!
Newton’s Three Laws of Motion have never been more entertaining. Visitors discover the fun as they learn about speed, momentum and acceleration. Download the demonstration outline pdf.
Sounds of Science
Discover sound through some unconventional noise- makers! Makes cups squeak and rods scream. See sound, as water jumps and lasers bounce – all in the name of science! Download the demonstration outline pdf.
Stand back for this explosive presentation! Visitors learn what creates combustion and the importance of fire safety. Download the demonstration outline pdf
Method to the Madness
Observe how water can defy gravity, be amazed as metal sparks and be awed by the incredible abilities of a liquid at -320° F. Visitors can’t believe their eyes while they learn importance of good observa- tion and the design process. Download the demonstration outline pdf.
Explore solids, liquids and gases like never before! Using liquid nitrogen, visitors get a comprehensive overview of the phase changes. See water freeze instantly, witness the explosive power of evaporation and discover how cool condensation can be!