Exhibits

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Arthur Ashe Learning Center Inspirational Tour

Learn about the life of legendary tennis player Arthur Ashe through touchscreens, motion paintings, augmented reality, and more. Free.

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GingerBread Lane

Marvel at homemade gingerbread houses.

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International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge

View 37 winning images from a competition that recognizes scientists, engineers, visualization specialists and artists who produce innovative work in visual communication.

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Tesla’s Wonderful World of Electricity

Explore the life and legacy of scientist and inventor Nikola Tesla through working models of his inventions, models of his laboratories and plants, photographic reproductions, and a narrative about Tesla’s life and work.

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Sports Challenge

Test your skills in a variety of sports and learn the vital role that science plays in sports.

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Seeing the Light

Explore the sense of sight and learn how humans see and perceive color and light.

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Science Playground

Explore the scientific principles of motion, balance, sound, sight and simple machines.

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Mathematica

Through a combination of hands-on activities and dynamic models, explore how math has impacted our world.

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Rocket Park Mini Golf

Explore the science of spaceflight in this nine-hold mini golf course.

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Wild Minds — What Animals Really Think

Animals are smarter than you think. Many species share cognitive skills that are considered key signs of higher mental abilities such as using tools, solving problems, self awareness, and ability to communicate. Over decades, researchers have documented these talents in different animal species, observing behavior…

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Charlie & Kiwi’s Evolutionary Adventure

Discover the ancestors of the kiwi bird and evidence for how evolution works.

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Rocket Park

Discover some of the rockets and spacecraft that helped initiate the space race.

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Search for Life Beyond Earth

Discover what scientists have learned about life in extreme environments on Earth and how this suggests what kind of life we look for in our Solar System and beyond.

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Connections

Explore the similarities and differences among different kinds of networks.

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Molecules and Health

Discover how molecules shape our bodies, our medicines and our world.

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Preschool Place

A protected area where our youngest visitors can experience multi-sensory activities.

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Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition

View the winning images of the 2012 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition. The top winning photograph went to Dr. Jennifer Peters and Dr. Michael Taylor of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for their photomicrograph The blood-brain barrier in a live zebrafish embryo. It is believed…

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Tony Hawk | Rad Science

Find out how the physics of gravity, force, velocity and balance make radical tricks possible in action sports. This new exhibition shows how a visit to a local skatepark can demonstrate important physics principles. Explore over 25 interactive experiences including: Bodacious Board Balance: Ride stationary…

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Design Zone

Find out how videogame developers, musci producers, roller coaster designers and other creative problem solvers use math and science to meet their design challenges.

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The Evolution – Health Connection

Explore the role of evolution and natural selection in health, illness and prevention.

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