Union City

Discovery Park of America

Museums

This world-class educational museum features 70,000 square feet of hands-on exhibits that make learning fun for the whole family.

Dinosaur skeleton at Discovery Park

We created a smart wearable to track kid’s

LAUGHTER + EXCITEMENT

SELECT AN AGE RANGE to explore the laugh tracker results:

All Kids
at Discovery Park of America experienced:
Laughter 4 - Excitement 4

tons of
laughter

tons of
excitement

75
Avg. Laughs Per Hour
162.3
Avg. Moments of
Excitement Per Hour
Kids 5-7:
at Discovery Park of America experienced:
Laughter 2 - Excitement 4

a little
laughter

tons of
excitement

14
Avg. Laughs Per Hour
107
Avg. Moments of
Excitement Per Hour
Kids 8-10:
at Discovery Park of America experienced:
Laughter 4 - Excitement 4

tons of
laughter

tons of
excitement

111
Avg. Laughs Per Hour
156
Avg. Moments of
Excitement Per Hour
Kids 11+:
at Discovery Park of America experienced:
Laughter 3 - Excitement 5

lots of
laughter

max
excitement

62
Avg. Laughs Per Hour
225
Avg. Moments of
Excitement Per Hour
What the kids are saying:

THE TOWER WAS MY FAVORITE PART. I'M AFRAID OF HEIGHTS, BUT IT WAS AWESOME!

Shelby
age 10

THE EARTHQUAKE EXPERIENCE FELT LIKE A REAL LIFE EARTHQUAKE. THE FLOOR STARTED SHAKING, IT GOT WINDY, THEN WE GOT WET.

Katrina
age 7

I NEVER WANT TO LEAVE THIS PLAYGROUND!

Randy
age 4

WE'RE GOING TO THE MOON!

Landon
age 4

THE T-REX NUGGETS WERE BOMB.

Lana
age 10

I REALLY LOVED IT WHEN WE GOT TO RIDE THE ESCALATOR.

Shelby
age 13

I REALLY WISH THEY HAD MORE RIDES HERE.

Shelby
age 13

THE LEGO EXHIBIT WAS THE BEST. I BUILT MY DREAM HOUSE!

August
age 9

I BUILT A MEGA MANSION AT THE LEGO EXHIBIT. I'M TALKING MEGA.

Louise
age 8

THE OLD HOUSES ARE SO COOL. I WOULD LIKE TO LIVE IN THEM.

Luke
age 9

THAT SLIDE WAS REAL FUN. I DON'T WANT TO GO BACK TO SCHOOL!

William
age 10

YOU CAN DO ANYTHING YOU WANT TO IN HERE. IT'S SO MUCH FUN. I THINK YOU SHOULD GIVE IT A TRY.

Virginia
age 8

I LIKE THE SLIDE. IT GOES SUPER FAST BUT AT THE SAME TIME IT'S AMAZING.

Shawn
age 12
Soundtrack of laughter
Because laughter is music to a parent's ears.
soundtrack-of-laughter
Kid Wisdom

We learned a ton from the data we collected.
Here are some nuggets you don't want to miss.

Earthquakes are scary. Earthquake simulators are hilarious.
Go figure.
Strangest place laughter ensued: the torture chamber.
Optimal fuel for exploring dinosaur bones: T-Rex nuggets.
Discovery Park of America
Discovery Park of America

Photographic proof of fun