Investigate Health!

Indoor Exhibit
Opens at 10:00 am
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Peek into a world of research devoted to studying the factors that impact our health and discover how our actions affect our own wellness. Perform hands-on experiments to test for yourself why health experts tell us to buckle our seatbelts, wash our hands, put on our sunscreen, and more.

A grown man explores how sunscreen works by placing his hand under a special light

Sun Safety

Lather up your hands with our custom sunscreen then use a special camera for a real-time demonstration of how sunscreen protects your skin from ultraviolet light. The results might just get you thinking about sunny days a little differently!

A side view of our Crash Test Demonstration area. It's the front and back seats of a car with crash-test dummies placed into the seats.

Crash Test Demonstrations

See a real-time demonstration of the difference a seatbelt and booster seat make for passenger safety. Watch the effects of a car crash on a dummy in a simulated car interior then view the impact in more detail with slow-motion video. Crash Test demonstrations are daily at 11:30am and 2:30pm.

A Lab Technician helps children preform science experiments

The Lab

Explore the science behind our health as you perform hands-on experiments. Program themes change daily during the summer and weekly all other times of the year. View the daily experiment schedule.

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