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Rainforest Adventure

Embark on a multisensory expedition through one of the world's ecological wonders - the tropical rainforest! Discover the diverse life of the rainforest and the unique challenges it faces through a variety of hands-on exhibits.

Adventurers gear up at base camp and learn how researchers study the rainforest, then trek on to discover a 9-foot tall kapok tree; climb into the rainforest canopy using a chair lift; explore a gorilla's nest, and more!

Enjoy hands-on activities related to Rainforest Adventure:
  • Blue Morpho Butterfly & Thin Films: Explore how thin films produce dazzling colors on rainforest animals like the Blue Morpho Butterfly.
  • Borneo Snake Kite: Make a kite that looks like the "flying snakes" of Southeast Asian rainforests.
  • Capillary Action: Discover how a butterfly drinks.
  • Infrared Senses: Try out an extra sense, used by animals in rainforests around the world.
  • Water Cycle: Follow the rain's journey through the water cycle.
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was created by Stepping Stones Museum for Children.