Fleet Science Center

Fulfill your science curiosity and interest at the Balboa Park's Fleet Center with never ending fun and adventure!

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Tornado
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Tornado

Have you ever wondered why tornado's form? Come touch and find out why and how tornado's form at the Fleet sciences center!

Watt about me
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Watt About Me

As humans we use a lot of energy everyday without realizing it. Here you can find out how much energy you use in your household and ways you can save energy!

Make a watt
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Make a Watt

Buying light-bulbs for your house can be pretty confusing. we can show you how much energy your common light bulbs use.

Bernoulli ball
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Bernoulli Ball

The ball flouts directly over the pipe without flying away some say it's magic but it's all science!  

Phenakistoscope
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Phenakistoscope

Animation device that create a illusion of motions One of the first forms of moving media entertainment that made it's way for the future motion picture and film industry. 

Tectonic Basin
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Tectonic Basin

See a representation of what happens to the ground during an earthquake and how vibrations affect our landscape.

Morse Code
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Morse Code

If you are into secret messages or just want to have fun! check out the telegraph and send different coded messages. 

Plasma Tube
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Plasma Tube

High frequency voltage disrupts electrons and produces a colorful form of light when returned to normal state.

Magnetic stirrer
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Magnetic Stirrer

A spinning magnet in the base spins the piece of iron in the flask mixing the chemicals inside.

Big Bad World
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Big Bad World

Can your house survive a tornado? Come and Find Out! build a house and see if it can stay standing against high winds!

 

Card Toss
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Card Toss

You've watched a movie and see the cards getting thrown across the room and said "I can do that"? well now you can in the Myth Busters card tossing game! 

Water Chamber
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Water Chamber

Do you get wetter running in water or walking in water? See for yourself in the Myth Busters Water Chamber!