EXHIBITS

The Reading Science Center features more than 25 STEM-themed exhibits designed for interactive learning. Our visitors have fun while exploring scientific concepts hands-on, and all our exhibits connect to the state standards for Science. Come visit to build a roller coaster, test for microbes in our Cell Lab or learn about sound traveling while playing bongos! We’ve grouped our exhibits into categories based on their theme scientific concept:

BIOLOGY

  • Mystery Microbes
  • Antimicrobials
  • Cheek Cells
  • DNA
  • Enzymes
  • Chromosomes
  • Powering the Brain

ENGINEERING

  • Science that Sways
  • Catenary Arch
  • Bridge the Gap

 

Electricity

  • Power vs. Energy
  • Transformer
  • Hand Battery

Forces & Motion

  • Newton’s Cradle
  • Roller Ramp
  • Spin Thing
  • Design‐A‐Coaster
  • Ramps (set of 4)
    • Identical Tracks
    • Galileo Track
    • High Road‐Hilly Road
    • High Road‐Low Road
  • Sand Pendulums
  • Bernoulli Blower

Light & Sound

  • City Lights
  • Colored Shadows
  • Bongo Pipes

EARLY LEARNERS

  • Kids K’Nex
  • Duplo Blocks
  • Giant Foam Blocks
  • Osmo Genius and Little Genius
  • Snap Circuits

Vision

  • Persistence of Vision
  • Dilating Pupils
  • Moire Patterns
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