June 6, 2007
The Children's Museum, the first hands on and interactive institution of its kind in Jordan, was brought to life last month. Dedicated to serving children, families, schools and the community at large, the Children's Museum provides powerful interactive learning experiences to encourage and nurture lifelong learning for children and their families.
The cheerful exhibit hall is full of possibilities; three main themes - humankind, the natural world, and technology- are featured throughout the hall. These three themes are further developed through topics such as health and fitness, astronomy, geology, the environment, creativity, civilization, mechanics, robotics, light and optics, mathematics, air and flight, communications, and more. There is also an outdoor garden that includes exhibits relating to water, science, music, and travel.
Some exhibits invite full body participation, others encourage contemplation; some are noisy and busy, others inspire calm reflection. In the museum, children can discover recycling opportunities, challenge their...