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Robots

Tentative dates June 2019 - September 8, 2019

Explore the fantastic reality of robotic technology as it applies to space and ocean exploration, industrial applications, disabled services, and the movie industry. The exhibits are real technological devices, fully usable by the public, and interactive to an extent never done before in a traveling exhibition. Adaptable to all ages and skills, each exhibit station is a challenging experience that is both colorful and at times mystifying.  Robots is designed to inspire and encourage a new generation of innovators, while featuring useful scientific examples of electronics, robotics and engineering technologies. The exhibition was developed by MRISAR, a fabricator of robotic elements used by NASA, universities and museums. 

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Explore the fantastic reality of robotic technology as it applies to space and ocean exploration, industrial applications, disabled services, and the movie industry. The exhibits are real technological devices, fully usable by the public, and interactive to an extent never done before in a traveling exhibition. Adaptable to all ages and skills, each exhibit station is a challenging experience that is both colorful and at times mystifying.  Robonology is designed to inspire and encourage a new generation of innovators, while featuring useful scientific examples of electronics, robotics and engineering technologies. The exhibition was developed by MRISAR, a fabricator of robotic elements used by NASA, universities and museums.

Heart Smart

Tentative dates January 12, 2019 - May 26, 2019

Discover easy, everyday choices that improve your heart health.  Enjoy entertaining, interactive stations for light exercise and education on how your heart works, and take a breather in the relaxation station. You can make easy, everyday heart-healthy choices to reduce your risk of heart disease. Learn about your heart, how to lower your risk for heart disease, and how physical fitness and healthy eating can be fun. Additional exhibits show how to reuse food instead of throwing it away, conserve and preserve food, reduce waste at school and how landfill food waste damages water quality. Heart Smart was produced by the Purdue University Agriculture Exhibit Design Center, and is sponsored in-part by the Indiana Donor Network and the Parkview Heart Institute.

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Don't Be A Zombie!
Be Prepared for Natural Disasters

Tentative dates September 15, 2018 - January 6, 2019

Don't be frightened; everyone survives in this exhibition about natural disasters and climate change. You will learn how to gather the items needed to weather a storm, put together an emergency preparedness kit, provide for your pets in an emergency, and know what agency to contact when your power goes out. If you're prepared for a zombie apocalypse, you can survive any disaster! You will also explore what Indiana might look like in 2030 to help you better understand how changes in the climate will affect Hoosiers and what you can do about it. Don’t Be a Zombie is based on material from the Centers for Disease Control and the Extension Disaster and Emergency Network, and was produced by the Purdue University Agriculture Exhibit Design Center.

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In The Dark

June 9, 2018 - September 9, 2018

Explore different environments of darkness and the unique life forms that inhabit them through a combination of hands-on and whole-body interactives, walk-through dioramas, and specimens. Wander through a nocturnal forest past glowing mushrooms, and discover the amazing underground worlds beneath basement floors and backyards. Fragile cave ecosystems provide a labyrinth of adventure, and take the plunge to explore the unique life deep in the world's oceans. Finally, discover how darkness has intrigued and influenced humans for thousands of years, and how we can help preserve fragile worlds without light. In The Dark was developed by the Cincinnati Museum Center.

"In The Dark" is sponsored in-part by Bill & Carol Niezer.

 

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Our Weakening Web

February 10, 2018 - May 27, 2018

Our Weakening Web: The Story of Extinction helps visitors understand the process of extinction as a natural occurrence over millions of years. Through the display of life-like dioramas and interactive components that encourage hands-on learning, visitors will find out about the ecological relationships that bind all life forms together. The exhibition shows what is happening today and why environmental conservation is important. Our Weakening Web seeks to compel visitors to take action in their daily lives -- to promote preservation of the Earth's richness and biological diversity.

A beautiful combination of hand-crafted dioramas--featuring scenes from prehistory to present day--and interactive components that focus on environmental impact and advocacy, Our Weakening Web presents a timely, important topic in a fun and engaging fashion. The exhibition was developed by the Cincinnati Museum Center.

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