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Discover Exhibits

ASK. OBSERVE. DISCOVER!

An octopus vanishes in the blink of an eye. How? A shimmery blue butterfly turns brown. Why? A snake has over 400 bones. Where do they fit? The Discover exhibit is where your questions take charge!

PUZZLING PATTERNS

Look large, look small, look anywhere in nature and you can find patterns. The swirl of a snail, the fingers of lightning, the blotchy spots on a giraffe – shapes of beauty that might seem random. Toss in a little math and suddenly it all makes sense. Play with patterns. Complete the puzzle, build using repeating patterns, or design your own digital pattern. Soon, your brain will spot patterns everywhere you look!;

LOOK, LOOK CLOSE, LOOK EVEN CLOSER!

Slide a skull under the magnifier. Sneak a deep peek with x-ray images. Snoop around for DNA at the cellular level. When you look, look close, and then look even closer.

LIVING MARVELS

The tiny teeth of a baby alligator, the bleating croak of a bullfrog, the splash of a turtle. These are just a few of the experiences waiting for you in the live tanks.

Science is built on observations and questions. What? Why? Where? Who? How? Those are the driving forces of discovery. These living, breathing creatures will inspire you to inquire.

BEFORE YOU LEAVE:

  • Pet a bear pelt
  • Play with reflection and refraction
  • Look and see the insides of a salmon

DID YOU KNOW?

To cool off, a honey bee regurgitates nectar and lets it evaporate from its tongue!