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Things to Do and See
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!
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.
How do momentum and timing affect the height of your vertical jump? Test your standing jump, then take a running leap at an array of hanging basketballs and try to reach a higher height.
Learn About Philadelphia's Most Famous Citizen
Don't miss the multimedia show that demonstrates Benjamin Franklin’s profound impact on the world as a premiere international citizen, statesman, civic leader, and scientist.
Lie To Me
Can you detect a lie? Channel your inner Sherlock and figure out who is telling a lie.
Marble Urn of Trebellena
Peter's remains were placed in a Roman burial cemetery. The site is now the Vatican Scavi which is located beneath the altar of Saint Peter's Basilica. This funerary urn was found near his grave.
Scale the 18-foot-tall neural climb!