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Engineering and Innovation Hall

Good for

All Ages

Location

Level 2

Brain Juice Focus

Engineering

Unleash Your Imagination

Become an engineer as you uncover how math and science are used to solve everyday problems. Throughout the Engineering and Innovation Hall, you’ll gain an understanding of the importance of these two disciplines as you build a better building, play tag with a robot and test your engineering know-how in our ChallENGe Lab.

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Robot Arena

Our robots are waiting for you! Challenge your friends in the robot arena where you’ll play tag, pick up objects and learn about self-driving cars.

ChallENGe Time

Test your skills in the ChallENGe Lab and its many hands-on activities. Participate in our come-and-go engineering, art and tech programming or take a free workshop to learn a new maker skill!

Amazing Airways

Keep up with the airflows! Learn about the movement of air as you experiment with lightweight materials and see them soar through multiple tunnels.

Melodic Sounds

Are you a musical genius? Combine coding skills and colorful creativity to make your very own melofy with our giant music sequencer.

Sturdy Skyscrapers

Can you build a skyscraper that can withstand a simulated earthquake? Explore how factors like strength, tension, compression, frequency and drag can affect the integrity of a structure.

Robot Arena

ChallENGe Time

Amazing Airways

Melodic Sounds

Sturdy Skyscrapers

ChallENGe Lab

Flex your creative muscles at the ChallENGe Lab! Featuring free art, engineering and tech programs, this makerspace area is designed to give you a hands-on experience that will have you thinking like an engineer.

The Lab offers come-and-go activities fit for all ages, including children as young as 6 years old. Anyone 10 and older (with the exception of Teen Tuesdays, which is reserved for students 13+) can also participate in maker workshops covering a variety of subjects – from art-making and robotics to 3D printing and design. These workshops happen every Tuesday-Friday at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. and last about an hour (some exceptions may apply). Class sizes are limited and sign up is on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information on the ChallENGe Lab, please email techtruck@perotmuseum.org.

 

ChallENGe Lab workshop themes:
Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays Fridays
Teen workshops (13+) 3D printing and design Electronics and robots Art-making

Engineering and Innovation Hall Scavenger Hunt

  • Try your hand at designing and controlling a robot in our popular robot arena.
  • Participate in an engineering, art or tech activity in the ChallENGe Lab.

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