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Things to Do and See
Be an Engineer on the Massive Baldwin 60000 Locomotive
All aboard! Steam is building and rising from the top of the Baldwin 60000 Locomotive. It’s ready to leave the station. Next stop: Learning!
Build a Mars Rover using K'Nex
Will your rover be tough enough to navigate the harsh terrain on Mars?
Build a Structure to Survive the Next Big Quake
Build a structure and test your design against minor, moderate, and major earthquakes.
Build and Test a Mars Rover
Build a Mars rover using K’Nex. Will yours be tough enough to navigate the harsh terrain on Mars?
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.
Crawl Through an Artery
Pretend you're a blood cell navigating through 8-foot long clear and clogged arteries.
Crawl Through Magma
Become the forces under our feet that move our 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.
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.
Explore How Your Brain Interprets Conflicting Information
Explore a city street filled with illusions and discover how your brain uses a variety of inputs to interpret the world around you. Trying to make sense of it all might just turn your world upside down!