Science Station

Science Station

Hands-on science is the name of the game in this unique, kid-friendly gallery space. Designed for children 7 to 12 years old, the interactive exhibits and educational games in Science Station make life science, earth science, physical science, and math both relevant and fun.

Exhibits such as the Whisper Dish, Plasma Ball, Wentzscope, and Ball Maze invite children to explore sound, light, logic, and motion. Human anatomy models, brain-teasing puzzles, and fossil digs reveal even more wonders of scientific discovery.

Come experience the Nano Exhibition! This interactive exhibition engages family audiences in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology. Unique hands-on displays present the basics of nanoscience and engineering, introduce some real world applications, and explore the societal and ethical implications of this new technology.The Nano exhibit was acquired through a grant from the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE Network) with support from the National Science Foundation.

New to Science Station is the Calories in, Calories Out exhibit. Do all foods have the same amount of calories? How long does it take to burn those calories? Families, children, and school groups will find the answers to these questions by exploring the new Science Station exhibit, Calories in, Calories out. Come experience this full-body, interactive exhibit, where visitors are presented with a unique way to compare the amount of time and energy it takes to burn off the calories of various snacks. Simply select a snack and pedal away to discover the balance of calories in and calories out. This exhibit is sponsored by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation and Baton Rouge State Fair Foundation.

Science Station is always evolving, so visitors will want to make it a regular stop when they visit the museum.