New 'Motion Mania' Exhibit Opens At SciWorks

New 'Motion Mania' Exhibit Opens At SciWorks


WINSTON-SALEM -- You love roller coasters and amusement park rides, but have you ever wondered how they work? A brand-new exhibit at SciWorks delves into the science behind the twists and turns in our favorite rides.

The exhibit, titled 'Motion Mania,' allows visitors to put their design skills to the test, as they create roller coasters, racetracks and superhighways.

Visitors will learn about friction, force and energy along the way. The exhibit opens to the public Saturday, January 16 and will be at SciWorks until May 15, 2016.

Other Events At SciWorks in January:

Stargazing: Saturday, January 16 • 6 - 9 pm Join Forsyth Astronomical Society for a FREE astronomy observation in the parking lot using professional-grade telescopes.

Frozen Science Fun Day, Saturday, January 23 • 1 - 4 pm Explore the FROZEN world of ice and snow as you form a snowstorm in a test tube, make instant snow, experiment with dry ice.

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