Closing on October 27, 2016

A Beautiful Planet is a breathtaking portrait of Earth from space, providing a unique perspective and increased understanding of our planet and galaxy as never seen before. Made in cooperation with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the film features stunning footage of our magnificent blue planet — and the effects humanity has had on it over time — captured by the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

Explore the wilds of America and celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service in this giant screen film as big as the outdoors. National Parks Adventure, narrated by Robert Redford, is an adventure for the whole family. Journey through some of America's most majestic wild places and discover a tapestry of natural wonders that will inspire the adventurer in us all.

ROBOTS  is a sneak peek into the future at what might be possible as scientists use innovative engineering and design to make cyber characters less "humanoid" and more just plain human. Robot "actor" RoboThespian will introduce you to CHIMP, ATLAS, PR-2, Herb the Butler, ICUB, and others as he takes you on an amazing tour of what's going on in robotics labs around the world.

During this free, family-friendly event in the Lif Science Lab Classroom, visitors will have the chance to learn about the naturalist Charles Darwin. Explore the places Darwin traveled, learn about his discoveries and see natural selection in action!

Learn about the real dinosaurs of Jurassic Park from Dr. Michael Morales, Geology Museum Director at Emporia State University. Explore what it’s like to excavate and study dinosaur fossils in our interactive dig site and prep lab. Debate chaos theory and see a screening of the original Jurassic Park (1993). Learn more.

Learn what it is like to travel, live and work in space. Settle into the Orthwein StarBay for a must see Planetarium Show and explore the Boeing Space Station above on the StarBridge. 

Come visit Experience Flight where you can quite literally experience what it is like to fly and ride in various aircraft through fully immersive simulators!

Take the Controls!

Challenge yourself with some brain-teasing math puzzles, including tangrams, number puzzles, logical puzzles and more! The Do the Math! Math Cart is located in Human Adventure.