Discover the Inventor's Workshop, Part of the Invention Convention Exhibit
In this facilitated workshop space, visitors can participate in a wide variety of creative thinking and invention workshops with Museum staff playing the role of resident inventors.
In general, this area is focused on engaging the visitors in creative thinking, design and invention. It conveys the following messages about the process of invention:
Inventors learn by doing.
Mistakes will happen and are necessary to the invention process.
Invention is a “messy” process.
Inventors take time to communicate with each other, often working in teams towards a single goal.
The Workshop's invigorating activities entail children to go beyond their imagination to create extraordinary objects that may or may not even work!
Every week, there is an activity that focuses on invention and design through challenges or inquiry-based exploration. This activity will incorporate science, art and/or technology in some shape or form. Our Discovery Guides will help aspiring young inventors through the invention process through various challenges and explorations!