Cooperation Station

Many little hands can make big things happen! In this exhibit, kids learn that teaming up and working together makes things easier.

Underwritten by The Abbott Fund


  • Pedal bikes, pump handles, or push buttons to create a moving sculpture with air
  • Propel balls to fill a basket and watch them pop out like popcorn
  • Talk with up to three other guests at once on video phones
  • Make music by rolling balls down ramps to hit gongs, chimes, and wood blocks
  • Find someone who looks like you in a life-size photo mural
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Exhibit Type


Focused Field Trips Aligned with this Exhibit

Sensational Senses

Simple Machines

This exhibit is aligned with Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards.

Educational Benefits

  • Develop awareness, sensitivity, and respect for others
  • Communicate with others and engage in cooperative play
  • Operate simple machines to achieve goals

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Use the following activities to bring the education concepts from this exhibit into your home or classroom:


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