Viewing different panels simultaneously

I think I like the hierarchy of pages and panels because it doesn’t become an endless string of tabs and it also shows the relationship between page and panel, but I’m wondering about how to view multiple panels within a page simultaneously. For example, let’s say I have a page with a panel, and a child panel within that parent panel. Let’s also say that both the parent and child panels have 3 states each. I want to view state 1 from the parent panel and states A and C from the child panel so I can work on them all at the same time. Is this possible?

-----Parent Panel
----------State 1 <=====
---------------Child Panel
--------------------State A <=====
--------------------State B
--------------------State C <=====
----------State 2
----------State 3