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Under The Arctic: Digging into Permafrost

Discover what lies beneath. May 27 – September 18 Have you ever seen a mammoth tooth up close? What does the Ice Age smell like? Step into the shoes of climate science researchers, piece together clues, and solve engineering challenges posed by thawing permafrost in Under the Arctic: Digging into Permafrost. This interactive exhibit weaves… Read more about Under The Arctic: Digging into Permafrost

Geared Up: Futures in STEM

“Geared Up: Futures in STEM” will give children and adults the chance to gear up for a career in STEM by ‘becoming’ a scientist, nurse, meteorologist, pilot, or other STEM professional while learning through play. The “Geared Up: Futures in STEM” will feature two to four learning “pods” on a rotating basis designed to immerse guests in STEM fields. Guests… Read more about Geared Up: Futures in STEM

Imagination Playground

Imagination Playground is designed to inspire children-directed learning. Giant blue foam blocks of all shapes and sizes, oversized cogs, wheels, spools and tubes stimulate creativity in children of all ages and inspire them to invent their own ways to play. Kids work together to create original structures and make up their own stories, rules and games.… Read more about Imagination Playground

Sun, Earth, Universe

We are excited to be one of the institutions across the country awarded a copy of the Sun, Earth, Universe exhibit. This engaging, hands-on interactive exhibit is filled with dazzling imagery, and will connect you with current NASA science research and launch you on a journey to explore the universe! The Sun, Earth, Universe Exhibition… Read more about Sun, Earth, Universe

All Charged Up!

Spark your curiosity of the wonders of electricity in this interactive exhibit. Just as Ben Franklin engaged in hands-on experimentation with electricity, you will too! Insulate yourself from the hair-raising, static electricity effects of the Van der Graaf generator. Explore energy consumption, generation, and how to interact safely around this important form of energy. Learn… Read more about All Charged Up!

Planetary Landscapes

Planetary Landscapes examines landforms and the changes they undergo over time. Hands-on exhibits and colorful graphics allow visitors to explore common landforms and the forces that create change to the Earth’s surface such as volcanic eruptions, continental rifts, wind, water and ice. Visitorsts can also investigate the similarities and differences between landforms on Earth and those… Read more about Planetary Landscapes

Maker Metropolis

Dive into the world of simple machines and construction with this brand new exhibit designed and built by DHDC. Get hands-on with heavy machinery and try constructing your own building as you become the architect, engineer and construction manager. Guests of all ages will create, play and learn while exploring the concepts of construction, motion… Read more about Maker Metropolis