Things to Do and See in Changing Earth

  • Deliver a Weather Forecast on TV

    Driving rains, heavy snow, extreme heat—step "on camera" and deliver a live TV weather report that impacts people's lives.

  • Crawl Through Magma

    Become the forces under our feet that move our Earth.

  • Build a Structure to Survive the Next Big Quake

    Build a structure and test your design against minor, moderate, and major earthquakes.

  • Calculate Your Carbon Footprint

    Discover your own carbon footprint by answering questions about your lifestyle. Learn how you can make small changes today that will have big effects on our future.    

  • Experiment with River Flow at the Stream Table

    Observe the flow of water as you build land formations and add objects to discover how the flow will adjust and change in response to the environment.

Interactive Map



Map of the second floor of The Franklin Institute.
Floor 2 of the Franklin Institute.