A View from Space
See the world from a satellite's perspective! Track a hurricane, study astonishing images from NASA's Earth Observing System, and more!
Use “human power” to take a virtual trip through Portland, try smart sorting tactics, and find ways to save energy every day.
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Celebrate Oregon Agriculture
This photography exhibit celebrates the agricultural diversity of Oregon.
How do wind, water and sun support our energy needs. Take control of a wind turbine, go inside a solar panel, and try your hand at managing the power grid.
The ocean is your inspiration as you craft a world using an augmented reality sandbox, mimic marine animal sounds, explore local art--and even create your own!
Eat Well, Play Well
Nutrition and fitness education come together to encourage all-around healthy living for visitors of all ages!
Science on a Sphere
-Featured Hall Gallery-
Watch at 6-foot sphere come to life with images of the sun, moon, Mars, animal migration patterns, global warming trends, hurricane paths, and more.
Beginning the Journey
Examine the stages of human fetal development across nine months of pregnancy with one of the largest public displays of human fetuses.
Amazing Feats of Aging
Step right up and explore the mysteries of aging! Watch your face age up to 25 years, and see how scientists can double the lifespan of certain animals.
Program a robot, design a flying machine, and head to the Inventor's Ball Room to build a crazy contraption that sends balls whizzing!
Drop, cover, and hold on during simulations of two PacNW earthquakes at magnitudes of 5.6 and 6.8!
Roots of Wisdom
– Life Hall –
Explore the meeting of the traditional knowledge of indigenous communities and cutting–edge science.