Imagination Station hosts the following events in March:
Giant Twister and Pixel
Saturday and Sunday, March 2 – 3:
reach your way to a win in an over-sized version of the classic
board game, Twister and create a masterpiece using the smallest
unit of a digital image, the pixel. Visitors who wear polka dots
will receive free admission to Popnology.
Little Scientists Week,
Tuesday – Sunday, March 12 – 17:
Your budding scientist will explore the wonders of space during
this special week dedicated to the littlest learners. With their
eyes on the stars, young astronomers-in-training will explore
how moon craters are made, construct a paper rocket, make a
cloud in a bottle and experiment with gravity.
Rewind to the 80’s,
Saturday – Sunday, March 26 – 31: 1980’s pop
culture and science collide in one totally radical week! Meet
the Ghostbusters and have a photo taken with Star Wars
characters, challenge friends in a super-sized game of Twister
and pry apart a Rubik’s Cube to see what’s inside. Visitors can
explore how gears work as they create a Spirograph work of art.
Plus, those born in the 1980’s or dress in the decade’s most
fashionable styles can visit the temporary exhibit, Popnology
Mini Explorers Club,
March 12 and 26, 2 – 3:30pm:
Preschool children and their families are invited to learn about
force, motion and simple machines as they build and test ramps.
Investigate textured ramp surfaces and experiment to determine
how far a car can jump by building unique ramps. Free with
Little Scientist Workshops,
Little Scientist Workshops are a series of nine programs that encourage families with young
children to investigate the world around them. This spring,
explore solids, liquids and gases, investigate the food chain
and learn about how the day turns to night. Registration
Think Tank Workshops —
Saturdays at 2pm:
Let’s go fly a kite! Visitors will learn about the science of
flight and aerodynamic forces through the design and
construction of a kite, then put their project and their
piloting skills to the test in Festival Park. Registration
Tinkering Space — Balance
Precision is the name of the game as visitors design their own
spinning top and other balancing toys in this free tinkering
workshop. Kids and adults will investigate the physics behind
various designs as they work to keep their toys from toppling!
Tinkering Space activities are free with science center
Popnology, sponsored by
Pepsi Beverage Companies,
Extended to April 28:
Visit Imagination Station’s temporary exhibition before it
departs the science center! Discover how pop culture and sci-fi
inspired today’s technology and science. Popnology tickets are
$4 for non-members and free for members, and are sold separately
from admission to the science center.
Imagination Station provides a critical layer of science enrichment by serving as an
educational partner for teachers, schools and parents. It’s with
a thoughtful blend of exhibits, experiences, education and
excitement that Imagination Station inspires visitors to pursue
STEM careers in Northwest Ohio.
All Lucas County residents receive a $1.50 discount and FREE
Saturday admission for kids, 12 and under, with paid adult
For more information, call 419.244.2674 or visit www.imaginationstationtoledo.org.