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Fleet Science Center
The Fleet Science Center at Balboa Park chiefly connects people of all ages and aims to help you understand how the power of science can create a better future. At this time, design images with a sand pendulum, analyze the vibrations of guitar strings and get immersed in an IMAX film adventure that shows the wonders of the planet. Little ones will certainly love Kid City, where conveyor belts, cranes, and shopping carts take center stage.
MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition
Does toast always land butter-side down accordingly? What keeps you drier: certainly running in the rain or walking through it? Above all, can you really pull a tablecloth off of a fully set table without disturbing a dish? In this awe-inspiring, hands-on exhibition, you can also put these myths to the test – just as the team from the popular MythBusters TV show has done for years. Lastly, use scientific observations and your own curiosity to search for the truth behind some commonly held beliefs.
Explore the Fleet’s classic collection of science exhibits and make new discoveries about the world around you. Additionally, these exhibits are designed for all ages and cover a variety of fundamental scientific principles, from light and perception to physics and engineering, and there are over 30 to see.
Dream! Design! Build!
Its time to dive into engineering activities in Dream! Design! Build! Moreover, this exhibition features hands-on building activities to help you dream like a visionary, design like an architect, and build like an engineer.
Power Play San Diego
Built exclusively for the Fleet, Power Play San Diego challenges visitors to try and keep the power grid in balance while maximizing the use of renewable energy sources. When you’re in charge of the grid, you’ll have the responsibility of delivering power from the production sources to homes, offices, schools and other businesses in San Diego. Lastly, try to keep the power grid in balance and avoid a blackout.
Let your little ones test their real-world skills as they check out the different systems and processes that make the world go around. From conveyor belts and cranes to shopping carts and nutrition models, Kid City is basically a great place for parent-guided exploration and learning.
An Illuminating look at energy conversion, conservation, and as well as the science behind everyday appliances.
San Diego’s Water
From Source to Tap – discover where this city’s water actually comes from and how it’s delivered across the metropolitan area. Get your hands wet as you learn about conservation and preservation – great for all ages.
Fleet Science Center with IMAX Highlights
- Enjoy one free IMAX science-themed film screening.
- Hands-on exhibits are also for families and kids to enjoy.