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Da Vinci Science Center at PPL Pavilion Exhibit Overview

The new Da Vinci Science Center at PPL Pavilion will ignite your curiosity and invite each of us, no matter how young or young at heart we find ourselves, to dive into the world the same way Leonardo da Vinci might have, by exploring, questioning, analyzing the smallest details and seeing the larger connections.

Curiosity Hall
Presented by the Lovett Family

Begin your adventure in Curiosity Hall, where the excitement reaches new heights – literally! Picture yourself standing in a magnificent courtyard that stretches over 50 feet above, setting the stage for an extraordinary experience.

Immerse yourself in a world of creativity and multimedia wonders, all inspired by the legendary Leonardo da Vinci. But here’s the twist – you’re not just an observer; you’re the ultimate creator!   Watch your imagination spread its wings and take flight as you craft your very own Flying Machine. Get ready to soar through the skies with a flying contraption that’s as unique as you are! 

But the adventure doesn’t stop there. Feel the artistic vibes as you Design a Self-Portrait and unleash your inner genius! It’s not just art; it’s a journey of self-discovery and boundless creativity. 

Let’s not forget the most exciting challenge of them all – Make a Fit Kid! Transforming into a fitness guru has never been this much fun. Get ready to dance, jump, and laugh your way to a healthier, happier you. It’s not just a workout; it’s a fantastic journey to becoming the coolest, most energetic version of yourself!

Science in the Making
Presented by ATAS International, Inc.

Step into the dynamic Science in the Making gallery, and witness the cutting-edge innovations of Lehigh Valley companies that drive global industry, and redefine the meaning of FUN!

You’ll marvel at the colossal 8 ft. tall, 11 ft. long robotic dinosaur, a creation straight from the imaginative minds at Rexroth, that’s a technological marvel that will leave you in awe!

Rev up your excitement as you check out a real Mack® LR Electric truck, a next-generation, clean-running vehicle that’s not only powerful but also paving the way for a greener future. Witness the fusion of innovation and environmental consciousness as this electric truck takes center stage in the world of transportation.

So, gear up for a day of discovery where FUN is the driving force behind the sophisticated world of modern-day technology and industry!

Lehigh Valley Health Network My Body

Embark on a journey into the incredible realm of the human body – the most sophisticated and complex machine on the planet!

Prepare to be amazed as you crawl through a larger-than-life intestine, climb into a beating heart, and peer inside the intricate workings of the brain. It’s not just an exhibit; it’s a mesmerizing adventure that brings the wonders of the human body to life in ways you never imagined.

Continue your journey into the Endoscopic Explorer exhibit, a groundbreaking collaboration with Olympus, and try your hand at performing a virtual endoscopy and witness the incredible feats achieved by modern science. 

But that’s not all! Navigate through exhilarating displays exploring diverse topics impacting both individual health and the well-being of entire communities. It’s an immersive journey where learning meets excitement, and discovery is the key to unlocking the mysteries of our bodies.

So, brace yourself for a voyage into the extraordinary – where the human body becomes a playground of discovery, and every step brings you closer to understanding the intricate marvels within. Get ready to see your “insides” in a whole new light!

Lehigh River Watershed: Explore Nature Nearby

After spending time getting to know yourself, discover the wonders of the world around you at the Lehigh River Watershed: Explore Nature Nearby.

Wander through the Pocono Ravine, a limestone cave adorned in stalagmites and stalactites and follow the sound of water from the nearby waterfall to find the real stars of this show – four adorable North American river otters!

Brace yourself for an experience that not only surrounds you with the breathtaking flora and fauna of the Lehigh Valley but also brings you face-to-face with these playful aquatic celebrities. 

This adventure, developed in collaboration with the Wildlands Conservancy, teaches us about the wonders of our natural environment while being thoroughly entertained by our otter friends. It’s not just an exhibit;  it’s a front-row ticket to the importance of cherishing and preserving the beauty of the Lehigh Valley.

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Curiosity Hall

Begin your adventure in Curiosity Hall, where the excitement reaches new heights – literally!

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Dinos Alive!

Come face-to-face with the fearsome and spectacular dinosaurs that dominated the animal world for 140 million years!

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Lehigh Valley Health Network
My Body

Embark on a journey into the incredible realm of the human body – the most sophisticated and complex machine on the planet!

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