PANAMA CITY BEACH – Did you hear about the new interactive exhibit at WonderWorks Panama City Beach?
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Air is something we all need to survive, but most of us don’t know much about it, says a spokesperson for WonderWorks, 9910 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. The amusement center recently opened a new exhibit that shines a light on this essential gas to give visitors a better understanding of what it is and how it moves.
“Families will really find this exhibit fun and interesting at the same time,” said Michael Walsingham, General Manager of WonderWorks Panama City Beach. “It’s a great exhibit that will help people see how the air moves and the kids will enjoy the interaction.”
Called “Totally Tubular: The Force of Air”, the new exhibit opened on August 13 and is included in the regular admission price. This is just one of the many exhibits that WonderWorks offers that help guests learn about science in a fun and hands-on way.
Totally Tubular brings the concept of how air moves to life, something many guests never thought of. It features a maze of tubes hanging from the walls and ceiling through which guests can send pieces of colorful material – dubbed “poufs” – to observe how the force of the air moves through the maze.
As well as giving guests a visual demonstration of how the air moves, the showroom is filled with fun facts about the air so everyone can learn something new. According to a WonderWorks press release, guests will learn what air is, how it moves, how it holds water, what kind of living organisms it contains, why there is no air. in space, what are gusts and bioaerosols, and much more. Following.
“We invite people to experience this new exhibit and learn something new about what keeps them alive,” said Walsingham. “We love to help people learn and we also aim to keep it interesting. “
This new exhibit is one of many STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) focused exhibits at WonderWorks Panama City Beach. STEAM-related exhibits are at the heart of WonderWorks, as its mascot, Professor Wonders, hopes to provide guests with a fun and interactive way to learn more about science.
In June, WonderWorks opened “Good Vibrations,” which highlights the Tuckaleechee Caverns and how experts are documenting earthquake activity there around the world. The exhibit was a topic requested by educators.
The Tuckaleechee Caverns are home to the most sensitive seismic station on Earth, detecting any tectonic movement anywhere in the world. If a country tests a nuclear weapon or if there is an earthquake, it has this information in seconds and in less than 300th of a millisecond, can transmit it directly to the US military; Vienna, Austria; and Geneva, Switzerland.
WonderWorks Panama City Beach offers STEM-focused exhibits and activities throughout the year – demonstrations, activities, virtual learning labs, science fair partnerships, home school days and more. For more information on the WonderWorks STEAM programs, visit the WonderWorksOnline.com/Panama-City-Beach/Stem-Programs/ website.
The Interactive Indoor Amusement Park offers over 100 hands-on STEAM-focused activities for all ages, including an interactive sandbox, illusion art gallery, and Xtreme 360 bikes. science that combines education and entertainment, WonderWorks has something unique and stimulating for all ages.
Feel the power of the 74 mph hurricane force winds in the Hurricane Shack. Blow life-size bubbles in the Bubble Lab. Experience weightlessness and get the NASA treatment in the Astronaut Training Gyroscope. Nail it down by lying on the bed of death-defying nails. Overcome your fear of heights on the Glow-In-The-Dark Indoor Rope Course.
Back from COVID-19
WonderWorks Panama City Beach has been closed for a few months during the height of COVID-19 lockdowns in 2020. As CDC guidelines evolve, WonderWorks is updating its own safety precautions.
“In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, WonderWorks cares about the health and safety of its guests and employees, which is why we have implemented the following approach recommended by the CDC. complying with these guidelines, your cooperation is also necessary, ”the company explained in an online FAQ.
Precautions include: spatial distancing of 6 feet; move around WonderWorks in any order to avoid crowds / close contact; guests are encouraged to wear masks, but not required; disinfection stations have been added everywhere; wash your hands for at least 20 seconds after using the toilet; toilets are located on each floor; sneeze and / or cough into the crease of the elbow; do not enter the building if you are ill, have a fever or any other symptom of COVID-19; WonderWorks is disinfected with products approved by the CDC / EPA.
WonderWorks has offices in Orlando, Pigeon Forge, Panama City Beach, Myrtle Beach, Syracuse, and Branson. For the latest updates, follow @WonderWorksPCB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.