Liberty Science Center Offers Amazing Experiences After a $109 Million Expansion and Renewal
JERSEY CITY, N.J., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Experience the reinvented Liberty Science Center in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ. The "all new" Center is different in almost every way, from its unique approaches to engaging people in real science to its goal of positively influencing communities and society to take action to improve our world. Visit today! (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070817/DCF043 ) Hundreds of Amazing Experiences in Six New Exhibition Areas -- Skyscraper! Achievement and Impact -- Discover the many elements needed to plan, design, construct and maintain a tall building in the urban habitat. Walk an I-beam 18 feet above the exhibition floor then design and test your own building. Also, see beams recovered from the World Trade Center. -- Infection Connection -- Visit the Subway Car Theater to discover where microbes lurk, and engage in scientific research in an authentic lab setting. -- Eat and Be Eaten -- Examine ways in which creatures have evolved to catch prey while avoiding being captured. Visitors can find out how effective camouflage can be and see animals in dramatic, life-like settings. -- Communication -- Discover how humans have exchanged ideas over the millennia from simple handprints to today's digital pathways. Try creating a digital tag at the 10-foot-long Graffiti Wall. -- Our Hudson Home -- Consider how to protect many creatures who call the Hudson River's natural setting their homes while seeing what lives under the water. -- I Explore -- Young scientists aged 2-5 can explore who they are, what they can do and what their world offers. Children can see what's under a city sidewalk and use a large-scale ball machine. Additional information, exterior and exhibition photography is available at http://www.lsc.org. Dedicated to providing transformative experiences that connect schools and society with science and technology, Liberty Science Center is the New Jersey- New York City region's largest education resource. Motivated by an innovative philosophy and enabled by a $109 million expansion and renewal, Liberty Science Center is bringing the excitement of science to students, educators, families and adults in engaging new ways and establishing a progressive benchmark for the science center field. Visit http://www.lsc.org to learn more about Liberty Science Center, located in Liberty State Park, Jersey City, NJ.
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