Exhibit taps into technical skills
When it comes to captivating imaginations, the designers of science-museum exhibits know as well as anyone about the special appeal of a hands-on display.
A dusty old relic behind glass? Or a gizmo that someone can push and pull to discover the laws of physics? No contest.
A small new exhibit at the Franklin Institute takes the hands-on concept a step further: Visitors must use their hands - and brains - to solve problems. Called Tech Studio, the exhibit is presented in a series of s...