Developed by The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, the fundamental scientific principles behind electricity are explored and presented through hands-on units. Visitors can safely examine such concepts as static electricity and live current; motors, batteries and wires; attraction and repulsion; sparks, charge and discharge; voltage, AC and DC; magnetic fields and magnetic motion; lights, telegraphs and transmitters and more.
In addition to the Franklin Institute exhibit components, artifacts from the work of Philo T. Farnsworth during his tenure in Fort Wayne will also be on display. These artifacts are on loan courtesy of Exelis Corporation. Farnsworth is credited as being the inventor of television, and spent many years working in Fort Wayne for ITT, now Exelis.