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RiverWorks Discovery

Sponsorship opportunities still available

Tentative dates June 3 – September 10, 2017

RiverWorks Discovery is a journey of imagination and exploration of America’s inland waterways. This fun, hands-on exhibition weaves a rich, multidisciplinary story through immersive environments, educational panels, interactive exhibits, engaging films, a playful water table, and unique artifacts. The exhibit stations bring America’s rivers to life in a meaningful and tangible way for families and school groups. RiverWorks Discovery will engage visitors in deeper discussion and build local and regional river awareness. Key concepts include river commerce, culture, conservation and careers. The exhibition was developed by the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, and was funded by the AEP Foundation.

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The Zula Patrol: Mission Weather

Sponsorship opportunities still available

Tentative dates January 14 - May 28, 2017

The Zula Patrol has finally landed on Earth to study the weather on our planet. Visitors experiment along with them and learn what weather is, how it works, what affects it, and how it affects us. This exhibition uses hands-on displays to create the colorful world of Zula. Learn about clouds, precipitation, wind, temperature, and other weather phenomenon, all while applying science processes. The Zula Patrol: Mission Weather exhibition addresses developmental needs of children by increasing scientific knowledge and reading literacy, and providing opportunities for children to play and exercise multiple intelligences. The exhibition was developed by NRG Exhibits.

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Bones Carnival

Sponsored in-part by Parkview Ortho Hospital

Tentative dates September 17 – January 8, 2017

Step right up to explore your bones! Learn how diet and exercise keeps your skeleton in tip-top shape! Bones Carnival builds awareness about the importance of developing proper, lifelong habits for healthy bones. The interactive exhibits and informational signs describe the vital need for people to eat plenty of calcium-rich foods, avoid osteoporosis and bone disease, and get plenty of exercise to ensure better bone health now and in the future. The exhibition was developed by Purdue University.

 

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The Nature Of Things

Sponsored in-part by Bill and Carol Niezer

June 4 – September 11, 2016

The Nature of Things lets visitors explore the secret lives of honey bees, and the cool features and functions of insects. Educational exhibits will examine the fascinating behaviors of salamanders, and the amazing design of mammal teeth. Hands-on activity stations, bright interpretive signs, real specimens and video screens engage visitors of all ages as they learn about the natural world around us! What is beeswax and why is pollination important? What is a salamander and how is an amphibian different from a reptile? What are the life stages of a butterfly and what are some insect behaviors? What can a scientist learn from a skull and what are the feeding behaviors of mammals? The exhibition was developed by Purdue University.

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Roll, Drop, Bounce

January 22 – May 29, 2016

Physics roars to life when this touring exhibition rolls into town! Visitors roll, drop and bounce to investigate kinetic experiences and understand the science of how things move. The exhibits will inspire visitors to think up new experiments to try while they explore gravity, Newton’s Laws of Motion, kinetic energy, friction and momentum. Hands-on activities with ramps, loops, air currents and wheels will allow for fun discovery and provide concrete understanding. Design a car! Make a roller coaster! Test a helicopter design! Roll, Drop, Bounce is an active learning laboratory that invites visitors to think and ask questions. The exhibition was developed by NRG! Exhibits.

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