About McWane Science Center
- Itty Bitty Magic City
- Explore! Collections Center
- Alabama Dinosaurs
- Sea Monsters
- Fox 6 Weather Lab
- Science on a Sphere
- High Cycle
- World of Water Aquarium
- Shark and Ray Touch Tank
- John W. Woods IMAX Dome Theater
McWane Science Center does not just focus on science. We strive to inspire children through science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and we believe that great STEM learning involves inquisition. Students are not learning through lecture at McWane Science Center; they are learning by doing, asking questions, creating their own hypothesis, testing and re-thinking their own ideas and beliefs.McWane Science Center utilizes unique exhibits and hands-on education, experiments and programs to achieve the following goals:
- Engage children and youth in advanced inquiry-based learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
- Help create a science and math literate citizenry that encompasses children from all socioeconomic levels, races, ethnicities and genders.
- Provide teachers with the tools and support to inspire life-long learning, especially in STEM-related subjects.
- Inspire youth to pursue continued education and career opportunities in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.
McWane Science Center is an affiliate with the Association of Science-Technology Centers