Super Sun Solar Power

Build a Solar Updraft Tower and learn how heat can be turned into electrical energy.

September 1 – September 5

Creativity Lab
Included with Admission
8 and up
45 minutes

Have you ever had a sunburn? If so, you know how powerful the Sun's heat can be! Did you know that this heat can also be turned into electrical energy? Creators will build a Solar Updraft Tower and test its ability to power a turbine. Creators will get to keep their creations!

  • This workshop will be held September 1 – September 5

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.