EcoTinker Science Stations


Explore the connection between STEM and nature at our science stations. Learn about the science of flight at 5 interactive stations. Consider questions like: How do birds fly? How have we adapted our own inventions based on flying animals? How does the shape of a wing affect flying, hunting, and where they live? How do planes fly?

Imagination Playground will return this year. We are proud to incorporate Imagination Playground materials into our stations for amazing educational engineering play. 

EcoTinker Science Stations open at the Flying into the Future Family Fun Day.

Purchase admission tickets in advance to secure a date and time for your visit. Members may also make advanced reservations. Spots are timed and limited, however, we may be able to accommodate walk-ups based on daily visitation.

1280 x 860 EcoTinker Science Stations

Check out all five stations:

Flight of Fancy

Find out how a plane flies, and fly your own!

By the Numbers

Use math and critical thinking to explore how various wing sizes and shapes affect flight and see how you measure up.


Learning what animals wings helped with designing man-made flying machines.

Wonderful Wings

Match up the wing shapes with the animal and learn the differences.

Sculpture of Flight

Use our big blue Imagination Playground blocks to create your own flying machine.

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