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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead

Spring 2020

Mix the fun of vacation with the Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math of learning! Orlando Science Center’s mission is to inspire science learning for life. S.T.E.A.M. learning is all the buzz in The Hive: A Makerspace presented by The Isaacs Family. In The Hive, the possibilities are as vast as your imagination. Learn how to fold an origami crane, 3D design modeling and printing or solder a circuit board.

Crayola Experience is where families come to express their creativity while exploring art and technology. Its hands-on and interactive activities are set in a world of color to help kids and adults unleash their imagination. Discover the science behind melted wax and learn how crayons are made in a live manufacturing show.

When it comes to exciting adventures awaiting Epcot® guests, it’s “Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead.” Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics play leading roles in popular Future World attractions that transport you on a thrilling mission to Mars or take you fathoms deep to an undersea world of colorful creatures.

At The Seas with Nemo & Friends pavilion, slip into a colorful “clam-mobile” and descend below the waves on this gentle ride based on Disney and Pixar's Finding Nemo, which finds Nemo lost again. Nemo’s finned friends glide gracefully through brightly colored coral reefs and swaying anemones. Thanks to the wonders of technology, Nemo and his animated pals appear to be swimming right alongside the real marine life that calls this massive 5.7 million-gallon aquarium home.

Aim for the stars because you’re GO for launch at Mission: SPACE. For a memorable space adventure, the choice is yours. Blast off for Mars, dodging meteorites along the way, on the Orange Mission which uses a spinning, tilting centrifuge to simulate the speed and G-forces of launch and reentry. Or families can opt to orbit Earth on the gentler, less intense but still exhilarating Green Mission.

LEGO® MINDSTORMS™ is a unique experience offered to LEGOLAND® Florida Resort guests inside the Imagination Zone where kids learn about robotics and programming. During this experience included with theme park admission, kids will be guided through a 45-minute session to learn how to program LEGO® WeDo and LEGO® MINDSTORMS™ EV3 robots.

The Morse Museum houses the world’s most comprehensive collection of works by Louis Comfort Tiffany. The Museum’s holdings also include American art pottery, late 19th- and early 20th-century American paintings, graphics and decorative art.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando is where the impossible is possible! Experience the bizarre, explore the mysterious and enjoy the weird. During your visit, check out the wax hands experience where you can make your very own wax hand to take home with you! There is a separate charge for this experience.

WonderWorks Orlando, the upside-down house on I-Drive, is known as an “amusement park for the mind.” featuring six Wonder Zones that explore several different areas of S.T.E.M.: the Extreme Weather Zone, the Physical Challenge Zone, the Space Discovery Zone, the Light & Sounds Zone, the Imagination Lab and the Wonder Art Gallery.