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Mission Statement

The mission of the Marian Koshland Science Museum is to engage the general public in current scientific issues that impact their lives.The museum's state-of-the-art exhibits, public programs, and educational programs provide information that stimulates discussion and provides insight into how science supports decision-making.

Description

Interactive exhibits at the museum illustratethe role of science in informing national policy and personal decisions impacting people's daily lives. The museum's current exhibits include:

Life Lab: What happens to our bodies and senses as we age? How do nutritional requirements change as we progress through the lifespan? How does your risk-taking behavior change with age? These questions and more will be answered via interactive exhibits.

Earth Lab:This exhibition explores issues related to global warming, including possible implications of this phenomenon for the quality of life worldwide.

Disaster Resilience:This introductory section displays scientific videos, animations, and games that illustrate how various populations prepare for and respond to natural disasters.

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http://www.koshlandscience.org

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