Be a scientist for a day at our discover-it-yourself laboratory! Move through the stages of the Scientific Method guided by our facilitators, volunteers and, when available, guest scientists.

Stain a piece of chromatographic paper with coloured mixtures near one edge. “Stand” the paper upright, dipping the stained edge into some water. Each colour advances up the paper at a different speed, thereby separating out from the mixture!

Discover Tesla’s incredible Plasma ball - a clear glass device filled with noble gases with a high-voltage electrode at its centre! Place your fingertips on the ball (one at a time) and watch how the pretty glow of discharges appear to connect with them! It’s an electrifying spectacle at your fingertips.