Walt Disney World announced Thursday a new interactive show will debut at Innoventions at Epcot.

The SpectacuLAB, which opens in November, teaches STEM in an entertaining setting.

A group of real scientists and their tech-savvy intern will lead a series of experiments that highlight scientific principles like ultrasonic pressure, barometric pressure and acceleration.

“Guests of all ages will have the opportunity to participate in the demonstrations and discover how each scientific principle has inspired amazing technologies we enjoy today,” said Jennifer Fickley-Baker, editorial content manager at Walt Disney World Resort.

Audience participation in the demonstrations with the scientists include:

– Playing ultrasonic sensor drums that respond to a wave of the hand.

– Changing the colors of barometric pressure cubes by raising or lowering the cube.

– Using accelerometer sensors to measure the guest’s force when using a hammer.

– Observing a scientist explain the principle of force by resting on a bed of nails.

The show is a collaboration with Murata, a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of advanced electronic components, and Science from Scientists, a nonprofit organization that aims to improve STEM literacy at schools.

Innoventions has also hosted a show featuring Bill Nye the Science Guy.

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The youngest of seven children, Terry O. Roen followed two older brothers into journalism. Her career started as a reporter for the Orlando Sentinel, where she wrote stories on city and county government, schools, courts and religion. She has also reported for the Associated Press, where she covered the Casey Anthony and Trayvon Martin trials along with the Pulse massacre. Married to her husband, Hal, they have two children and live in Winter Park. A lifelong tourist in her own state, she writes about Central Florida’s growing tourism industry for Florida Politics and Orlando Rising.

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