Fairmount Water Works features a series of water-themed exhibits designed to educate viewers about how people and the environment interact. Some of the highlights include a working model of the Water Works, an animated fiber optic display about the water cycle, a live video display focusing on migrating fish and more.
Children become scientists as they experiment with activities that engage and educate. Activities rotate regularly, but may include building a rain gauge, discovering microscopic 'river critters' or decorating flower pots.
Do you wonder why leaves are green in the spring and summer, but change to red, yellow and orange in the fall? Investigate the different colored pigments in leaves, identify different leaves, and perform an experiment to show how one color is really made up of many different colors.