The Franklin Institute, one of the oldest science museums in the US, will provide a unique and fun "Science of Fireworks" presentation all the way from Philadelphia, PA. Uncover the chemistry of pyrotechnic explosions and learn what gives your holiday fireworks their colors, sparkles and whistles.
Spins, loops and drops! Roller coasters take us on crazy rides with high speeds and big adrenaline rushes! What causes them to travel so fast and who is in charge of designing them? Create your own roller coaster to discover the different types of energy they use and what is involved in getting people from start to finish safely.
Wonderopolis® is a place where natural curiosity and imagination lead to exploration and discovery in learners of all ages. Wonderopolis® will give a brief overview, followed by exploration of one or more gravity-themed Wonders of the Day®. Join Wonderopolis® as they demonstrate experiments inspired by Wonders of the Day® leading up to the creation of a simple Rube Goldberg machine today at 10:00am CST. Click here to watch live.