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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!
Gear up for a bike race! Find a friend and start cranking your bikes as you race a virtual course over uphill and downhill terrain.
Bronze Cast of the Hand of Saint John Paul II
On arrival in a country, John Paul would kneel down, resting on his hands, and kiss the earth. This is the image of the pope that millions of people carry with them today. This cast of his hand symbolizes his act of love and respect, and his desire for dialogue and forgiveness.
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?
Bust of Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Gian Lorenzo Bernini was a sculptor, painter, architect, and the most acclaimed artist of his time. Appointed chief architect in 1629, Bernini infused the interior of the Basilica with his genius.
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.
Catch a Wave
Surf's up! Ride the surfboard simulator and learn how to adjust your body to improve your balance.
Crawl Through an Artery
Pretend you're a blood cell navigating through 8-foot long clear and clogged arteries.