Steam ahead adventure museum

Math in Sports

  • Can you make a hole in one using an acute angle? An obtuse angle?

  • Show us if you can make a goal top shelf...what is the trajectory and speed of your shot?

  • Let us see your wicked wiffle ball pitch! How does air flow affect the physics of a pitch?

NANO Technology

  • Nanotechnology is the study and application of extremely small things and can be used across all the other science fields, such as chemistry, biology, physics, materials science, and engineering


    • There are 25,400,000 nanometers in an inch?

    • A sheet of newspaper is about 100,000 nanometers thick?

    • If a marble were a nanometer, then one meter would be the size of the Earth?

Our Potomac

  • Learn about

    • Conservation

    • Urban gardening

    • Water Cycle

    • Land forms

    • Native species of plants and animals

Light Refraction

  • Ever wonder how a periscope works?

  • Do you know what a deck prism is?

  • What is a kaleidoscope?

Find out the answers to these questions through our journey of Light Refraction, matey!

Makerspace and Art Room

  • Be sure to visit the art room during your visit. We showcase a new artist and their style every week.  Make an art piece of your own to take home.

  • Don't forget to check the calendar for maker's nights, camps and special events.

More to come...

  • Keep your eye out on more exciting exhibits coming soon....