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A woman showing a young girl a cut down plastic drink bottle filled with sand.

Observing and caring for the ants teaches children a lot about living things, what they need and how to look after them.

2-5 Experiments and activities
A yellow and blue information panel with the title 'Tectronic Plates'

Earth’s crust is made of pieces called tectonic plates.

8+ Exhibits Exhibit
A picture of the head of a grey horse with an arrow pointing to it's neck, set on an orange background.

Different units of measurement have been used to measure things in the past.

8+ Exhibits Exhibit
A large black rubber mat with a yellow border and red points throughout the black area has a yellow and red plastic rectangle frame sitting on four of the red points.

Unusual mazes test spatial and problem solving skills.

8+ ExhibitsGames and Puzzles Exhibit
A close up of a hand squeezing an eye dropper full of water onto a coin sitting on a lite blue surface.

Drip, drip, drip. How many drops can you place on a 20¢ coin?

5+ Experiments and activities