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The Little Star That Could planetarium

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SOMETIMES, BEING AVERAGE CAN ALSO BE SPECIAL!26 minutesRecommended for ages 3–7Captions are available for The Little Star That Could—ask a team member as you enter the planetarium. Learn about accessibility at ASC.The Little Star That Could is part of our Early Explorers pre-K lineup!

Adventure Tower exhibit

Packed with larger-than-life fun for kids and adultsAdventure Tower is more than 75 feet tall, with an observation deck and breathtaking views of the city. Enjoy hands-on, educational science activities […]

AR Physiology Mirror exhibit

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who has the fairest skeleton of them all?This exhibit is a partnership between Dr. Bennett Landman’s lab in the Department of Engineering at Vanderbilt University and the Interdisciplinary Science and Research Program (ISR) at Hillsboro High School. Students in the ISR program used curriculum developed by Dr. Joshua Swartz, who […]

Beekeeping exhibit

What's the buzz? Step up to our glass-enclosed beehive located on the third floor! See if you can identify the three different types of bees (workers, drones, and our queen) while watching as hundreds of bees travel in and out of the colony and perform a variety of jobs from feeding young bees to collecting pollen […]

Physics of Flight exhibit

TAKE FLIGHTHave you been curious to know how birds fly or why airplane wings are shaped like they are? Bernoulli's principle is your answer!Bernoulli's principle explains that an increase in the speed of moving air or a flowing fluid is accompanied by a decrease in the air or fluid's pressure.Further Exploration:DIY Activity: Make a Popsicle Stick […]

Nano exhibit

A world so tiny it's too small to see!At the Small, Smaller, Nano exhibit, you can plan with magnets to explore how material behaves differently at different sizes. At the Build a Giant Carbon Nanotube exhibit, you can use foam construction pieces to make a large model of a tiny structure called a carbon nanotube. Where Can You Find Nano? lets […]

soundBox exhibit

soundBox: the convergence of science and soundConduct the Nashville Symphony, visualize sound waves, test your vocal skills, jam out in augmented reality and more!Esta exhibición también es completamente bilingüe para […]

Vapor Vortex exhibit

Have you ever touched a tornado?Using powerful fans and a splash of water, our vortex is formed by the motion of the fluid swirling rapidly around a center of the […]

Surge of a Tsunami exhibit

An up-close look at a powerful forceTsunamis are large ocean waves usually caused by an underwater earthquake or a volcanic explosion. They differ from tidal waves, which are caused by the forces of the Moon, Sun and other planets, and the wind as it moves over water.Further ExplorationDIY Activity: Under Pressure»DIY Activity: Make Your Own Ocean Current»

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