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-Wyland Clean Water Maze
-Beyond: Visions of Planetary Landscapes
-The Robot Zoo
-RACE: Are We So Different?
-Bear in Mind
-Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl: Home Sweet Home

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These exhibits are no longer open, but are preserved here for online viewing.


The Robot ZooThe Robot Zoo
May 22–September 5, 2010
at the Museum in Luria Hall

The Robot Zoo
reveals nature as a master engineer. The machinery in three larger-than-life-size animated robot animals – a chameleon, fly, and platypus – simulates the anatomy and behaviors of their real-life counterparts. In these robot animals muscles are pistons, intestines are filtering pipes, and brains are computers. Explore the biomechanics of complex animal robots through hands-on fun to discover how nature works. More>

BEYOND: Planetary LandcapesBeyond: Visions of Planetary Landscapes
November 11, 2009–March 28, 2010
at the Museum in Luria Hall

Beyond: Visions of Planetary Landscapes paints a rarely seen and mesmerizing portrait of our Solar System with incredible aesthetic and scientific appeal. Award-winning filmmaker, journalist, and artist Michael Benson has digitally processed 40 years of raw imagery from NASA and European Space Agency missions to create seamless photographs of unprecedented clarity and realism. More>

Wyland Clean Water Tour 2009Wyland Clean Water Maze
May 15–September 7, 2009
at the Sea Center on Stearns Wharf

Drip…Drop…Trickle on down to the Sea Center and enter the Wyland Clean Water Maze! The Wyland Clean Water Maze is a realistic role-play maze that combines the worlds of art and science to demonstrate the importance of water and how it connects us all. Enter the maze as a raindrop, plunge into the water cycle, and see if you can make a clean run to the ocean. More»



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