Imagination Station

Feb 21 - Feb 22 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This week is all about electricity and magnetism!

Jump start your kid’s creativity with five different hair-raising hands-on activities that build problem-solving skills. With a new project each day, your young scientists can come to the ones they’re most attracted to or stay plugged in for all five!

Ages All five activities are designed for ages 6-10.
Location Museum Auditorium - directly off the Main Lobby. Note: Children must be accompanied by an adult throughout each activity.
Times Monday through Friday between 10:00-12:00 pm. Each drop-in activity is estimated to take between 30-60 minutes, depending on the child.
Registration No preregistration is required.
Cost To cover the cost of materials, there is a suggested donation of $5 per family.
Questions Contact Rob Verbsky by email at or by phone at (207) 594-4418.

Activity Schedule

Monday, February 18: Handheld Generators
Use the muscles in your hand to create the same effect as an industrial power plant.

Tuesday, February 19: Magnetic Motors
Transform a simple plastic cup into your own personal motor, powered by an electromagnet current.

Wednesday, February 20: Windmills
Harness the power of wind with a dixie cup by converting mechanical movement into raw power.

Thursday, February 21: Electric Cars
Build your very own car with some of the same basic ingredients that Henry Ford did back in the day.

Friday, February 22: Sail Carts
Half sailboat, half go-cart, bust a basic physics problem with little more than a sail and some old CDs.