Liberty Science Center Offers Amazing Experiences After a $109 Million Expansion and Renewal

Aug 17, 2007, 01:00 ET from Liberty Science Center

    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!
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     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
       -- 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
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     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 to learn more about Liberty Science Center, located in
 Liberty State Park, Jersey City, NJ.

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