Power Up!
It’s Electrifying

Maryland Science Center, Baltimore, Maryland

Master Planning, Design, Fabrication,
Installation and Training

Hands On! with C.W. Shaw teamed up with the Maryland Science Center for a second time to design and build a compelling exhibition that unravels the mysteries of electricity. “Power Up! It’s Electrifying” is a hands-on adventure into the awesome power, scale and importance of electricity in our lives.

Visitors are challenged to generate electricity, build circuits, wire the grid from power plant to home outlet, explore cutting-edge fuels and try to maintain the electrical grid for the entire Baltimore metro area. Can anyone keep up with our ever-increasing thirst for electrical energy? Power Up! provides multisensory, open-ended opportunities for visitors to experiment, explore STEM curriculum connections for grades 4-6, and consider career options in one of the fastest growing fields of the future.


“It has been a great pleasure working with the folks at Hands On! The team was easy to work with and they care about and listen to their clients. This truly feels like a joint effort. Hands On! took our ideas and concepts and turned them into an exhibit that is exciting and innovative, full of unique ways to help us educate and entertain our guests. Their work is first class, and the ideas keep coming. I am excited about this exhibit!”

Van R. Reiner, President and CEO
Maryland Academy of Sciences
at The Maryland Science Center


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