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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.
Catch a Wave
Surf's up! Ride the surfboard simulator and learn how to adjust your body to improve your balance.
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.
Fire a Model Neuron
Neurons communicate through a series of electrical and chemical reactions. Now you can send a signal and fire a neuron to see how information passes from one neuron to another.