Workshops & Home School Programs

To register for a workshop please contact (423) 434-HAND ext. 808 or email

Thursday, November 14th – Tesla Shows for Guinness World Record Day

Did you know that Hands On! has a Guinness World Record Holding Musical Bi-Polar Tesla Coil?!?!  Today only, in honor of Guinness World Record Day, Tesla Experience tickets are only $2 for everyone (with paid general admission).  Shows will be held at the top of each hour beginning at 10am.  In addition, the first 200 Tesla ticket purchasers will receive a free Tesla comic book.  As always, children under 4 are free.  In addition, try out some fun and silly record setting challenges to see how you compare to the record setters. 

Saturday, December 14th, 10:30am-2:30pm – “Gingerbread” Houses and Polymer Snow

Stop in anytime between 10:30-2:30 to test your engineering skills by building your own graham cracker and candy “gingerbread” house as well as make your own polymer snow to take home.  Children must be supervised at all times. (Contains small parts and food allergens.)  Materials fee of $3 per person for Hands On! Discovery Center members, $5 per person for non-members, while supplies last.

More programs coming soon!