Moving Motors

Discover the science behind electric motors by assembling your own working electric motor from basic household items.

May 22 – May 26

Creativity Lab
Included with Admission
8 and up
45 minutes

Are you fascinated with how electric motors work? If so, join us at the Creativity Lab! See firsthand the principles behind electric motors as you construct one yourself. Use a little creativity to assemble a working motor from scratch from everyday household items like magnets and paper clips! Our educators will provide guidance and instruction to help you through the process, no matter your skill level. Come take this opportunity to learn about the underlying science behind motors and explore the intricate details of their structure. Don’t miss out on this unique hands-on experience.

  • This workshop will be held May 22 – May 26.

Creativity Lab Activities

Harness your creativity and problem-solving skills in our maker space the J.T. – Minnie Maude Charitable Trust Creativity Lab! Creativity Labs are included with Science Center admission and are 45-minute, educator led, experiences designed to tap into your creative power.

All participants must be 8 years or older. Participants under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Creativity Lab activities will close 10 minutes after their scheduled start time.