Testing Station

Features a gallery of exhibits sharing the fun of taking flight

Testing Station


Get ready to soar! Experiment with flight with scientific principles and hands-on exhibits. 

Sponsored by ERIEZ Magnetics 

Exhibit Features

There’s a lot to see and do in this exhibit–check out some of these unique activities!


Foam Rocket Launch

Blast off!

  • Science
  • Math

AGES: Pre-School | Elementary | Middle

The thrill of launching foam rockets with just a push of a button! Aim for the rings at varying distances and see if you can hit the bullseye. 


Parachute Drop

Dive into Parachute Fun

  • Science

AGES: Toddler | Pre-School | Elementary | Middle

Connect your parachute, release, and marvel as it gracefully descends, bringing excitement to new heights. It’s an exhilarating experience that’s all about the thrill of the drop! 



Airplane Station

High-flying fun for all ages!

  • Science
  • Art
  • Math

AGES: Elementary | Middle

Construct your airplane, slot it in, and press the button to watch it soar! Experiment with different designs to see which flies farthest in this exciting distance and shape test.


Flight Lab

Flight Lab Fun Zone

  • Science

AGES: Baby | Toddler | Pre-School | Elementary

Explore the forces of wind and gravity as you feed scarves into the airstream, testing their flight paths.

What Can My Family Do?

Further expand learning and play in our Tinkering Tank

Activities for all ages

  • Investigate flight, air current, air resistance and gravity 
  • Choose from a template or design your own paper airplane 
  • Load and launch foam rockets and paper airplanes in our test cage  
  • Test who’s flying technology flies the furthest

Explore More!

Experience new worlds and make new discoveries about science, the environment, culture, math, and the arts.

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Bring the Museum Home with You

Keep the inspiration, invention, interaction and imagination going.

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