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ECODISCOVERY CENTER

A major expansion of the Museum of Discovery and Science, the new 34,000-square-foot EcoDiscovery Center, which more than doubles the Museum’s current exhibit space, offers more dynamic hands-on explorations.

There are five new exhibit areas: Otters at Play, Everglades Airboat Adventure, Prehistoric Florida, Florida Water Mysteries and Storm Center.

Plus, the Mangurian Foundation Lifelong Learning Center featuring four new learning labs will allow visitors to enjoy hands-on learning experiences. READ MORE


• Watch the playful antics of North American river otters
• Take a ride on the Everglades Airboat Adventure
• Experience hurricane force winds
• Dig for fossils alongside a giant prehistoric megalodon
• Come face-to-face with a saber-toothed cat
• Walk under a 12-foot-tall Imperial Mammoth
• Discover the natural path of water through Florida
• Learn how you can help protect and conserve the Everglades
• Science will come to life in the new 100-seat Keller Science Theater with •entertaining science presentations and live animal shows.

Geckos: Tails to Toepads
on display until January 6, 2013

Geckos are among the most adaptable lizards – more than 1,000 species have conquered habitats from balmy tropical beaches and lush rainforests to frigid mountain slopes and parched deserts. They live on every continent except Antarctica. READ MORE

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PERMANENT EXHIBITS

POWERFUL YOU!
This new permanent exhibit showcases the amazing miracle of the human body features four zones: Powerful Pulse, Powerful Team, Powerful You, and The Cutting Edge.
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GO GREEN
Ever wonder where your waste goes after the garbage truck takes it away? Climb in our garbage truck and explore with Harry as he guides visitors in learning what going green really means.
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MINERALS ROCK EXHIBIT
Did you know minerals are the building block of the entire Universe? The iron in hematite, in spinach and in the hemoglobin in our blood is all the same.
 
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RUNWAYS TO ROCKETS
Discover how scientists study the fascinating mysteries of space in our recently expanded space hall.
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GREAT GRAVITY CLOCK - Set your watch by the biggest kinetic energy sculpture in Florida!
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FLORIDA ECOSCAPES - Discover Florida's unique ecosystems in this bi-level ecology exhibit.
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LIVING IN THE EVERGLADES - Explore this hands-on interactive exhibit and nature trail that tells the story of the restoration of Florida's Everglades.
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DISCOVERY CENTER - Children seven and under will enjoy this hands-on play and learning center designed especially for them.
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GIZMO CITY - Discover some of the simple, universal science concepts behind today's technologies.
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ANIMATION - The Animation exhibit will be on display through September 5, 2011. In Animation's stimulating and fun environment, visitors explore animation from concept to finished product.
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