The ability to communicate abstract ideas may be the most important trait that separates humans from other animals. From mimicking facial expressions and sounds, communication skills develop from birth. 

As an immersive communication environment, Communication Station is filled with opportunities to explore the development of communications: Pre-language (facial exploration), one on one without technology, then use of technology. From rotary telephones to satellite, children find ways to share different methods of communication. Children learn about different communication technologies and their reach.

What You Learn:

  • Cooperation
  • Types of communication
  • History of communication technology
A child leaning on the News12 wooden Camera.

Step into the role of newscaster, weather person, or camera person. Our young visitors enjoy role playing various careers in television and radio.

Continue the Fun at Home

How can you convey an idea without modern technology? Show your children the game of charades.