Science Museum of Western Virginia

How It Works Exhibit

Explore the world of engineering, physics and mechanics using creativity and imagination. Visitors of all ages can use the exhibits and see difference forces in motion and how they can be manipulated to your desire. 

Exhibit features

  • Design, build and test different structures with larger-than-life foam blocks
  • See how sound can become visible by finding just the right frequency to make water jump and dance
  • How long can you make the discs in our momentum exhibit stay up?
  • Use the airplane launchers to sent your paper airplane soaring through the sky