Exhibit Open Through May 12, 2019
Are you ready to step into a garden of wonders to experience the fascinating science that’s literally in our own backyard? Get ready to discover the outdoors from the perspective of a bee, take a walk through a digital garden to see plants growing in super time and investigate the creatures that only come out at night. The Museum of Science & History (MOSH) hosts a fun and interactive exhibition, Backyard Adventures, that emphasizes the importance of staying healthy and active by showing visitors how much fun awaits them outdoors and that there is more to your backyard than you imagine.
The exhibition consists of interactive science displays such as Night Vision, Bee’s Eye View, Giant Pumpkin Bonanza, Critter Calls, Giant Skipping Rope, Backyard Sports, Garden Golf and Augmented Reality Garden Bed. These interactive displays engage visitors with science and technology and enable them to continue discovering the wonders of their own backyard even after they leave the exhibition.
In the exhibition, visitors will learn and experience that the backyard is full of science from the biological interactions between plants and insects, the zoology of nocturnal animals, the horticultural know how that goes into growing giant vegetables, the mathematical genius needed to lay pavers and the feats of construction that can go on in the shed.]
Backyard Adventures is created by Scitech and produced by Imagine Exhibitions. The traveling exhibition is supported locally by Jax4Kids, City of Jacksonville, Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville and the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs. The exhibition is on display through May 12, 2019, and is included with Museum admission.