Discover how your body reacts to a variety of physical challenges in PowerPlay!
This monumental, three-story installation lets you leap up and down different levels as you discover new ways to get active! Take it to the next level tracking your heart rate and strength, rating your experience, and comparing your performance like a real fitness athlete!
are you up for the challenge?
Climb the 40 foot Power Tower
Get into the groove and get your heart pumpin' at Dance Mania
Test your strength at Grip It
Send a superhero flying at Blast Off
Traverse Mt. Boulder, the PowerPlay climbing wall
Complete a special Power Mission
Explore the science behind your health with Baylor College of Medicine graduate students in the PowerScience Lab
Track your data in an Activity Log and print it out before you go. Keep up with your progress over time using the PowerPlayers Login.
Power Science Lab for Kids Health
Explore the science behind your health and activities in the Power Science Lab, located in PowerPlay! Play the role of scientist as you participate in interactive experiments that focus on biology, the human body and nutrition. Pick up your lab coat, goggles and nitrile gloves as you step into the Power Science Lab to use everyday lab equipment such as microscopes, petri dishes, test tubes and more! Check out interactive experiments happening this month!
Sponsored by Texas Children's Hospital. This exhibit was made possible by a Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from the National Center for Research Resources, a component of the National Institutes of Health.
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