The World We Create - Kentucky Science Center
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The World We Create

The World We Create

World We Create












A collection of interactive exhibits designed to engage in investigative science and engineering practices.

Rocket Table

Can you use tape and paper to engineer a rocket that will reach escape velocity? Try it!

Wind Tubes

Engineer your own flying machine! Use an array of different materials to get the most lift from your design.

Build It Up (the Crane)

Refurbished and reinstalled in January of 2017, this classic Science Center favorite allows visitors to experience the mechanics of a real crane, and the challenges of construction.

Whisper Dishes

Share a secret conversation from different sides of the room–acoustic mirrors reflect and focus the sound waves of your whispers to cover great distances!


Activate your creativity and learn about the physics of proximity sensors with an early electronic musical instrument played without any physical contact!

Kentucky Academic Standards:

Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade Middle School
ELA SL.K.3 W.2.8 RI.3.1, RI.3.3
Science K-PS2-1, K-PS2-2 K-2-ETS1 2-PS1-2, 2-PS1-3 3-PS2-1, 3-PS2-3 4-PS3-1, 4-PS3-3, 3-5-ETS1 MS-PS2-1, MS-PS2-2, MS-PS3-2, MS-ETS1
Math K.MD.A.1, K.MD.A.2 MP.2, MP.5 MP.2, MP.5 MP.2, MP.5 MP.2, MP.5 MP.2, MP.5

Nanotech Gallery

Learn about the science and technology of the very, very small, and how nanoscience is changing the way we create new substances to achieve incredible functions.

Kentucky Academic Standards:

2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade Middle School
ELA W.2.8 RI.3.1, RI.3.3 W.4.8 RI.5.7
Science 2-PS1-3 5-PS1-1 MS-PS1-1, MS-PS1-3

Ohio River Bridges Project

See how projects like the Lincoln and Lewis & Clark Bridges blend Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math, to create beautiful and powerful structures that change lives. Test different bridge designs, discover the science behind their construction, and control a timelapse video of the construction of both bridges.