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Exhibit explores how childhood toys teach science throughout years

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — “See butterflies turn monsters, fingertips become maps and a waterdrop reveal a universe,” read a 1971 ad for Sears microscope sets displayed in a new Indiana State Museum exhibit. Science at Play allows visitors to explore the history of science kits and toys through a collection from the Chemical […]

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Exhibit takes visitors inside natural disasters

By Christina Ramey TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – The moment you step into the Indiana State Museum’s new exhibit, you’re greeted by the sounds of earthquakes, hurricanes and tornadoes. “The Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters” exhibit uses interactive experiences to let visitors explore nature’s destructive forces. In one area, visitors can see what makes the ground shake. […]

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Fossil hunters, rock collectors and jewelry lovers gather at GeoFest

By Gary Qi TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana State Museum is inviting Hoosier families to join GeoFest, a fossil, gem and mineral show. “We have 15 exhibitors who sell all sorts of rocks, fossils and gem stones, and jewelry. And we also bring a lot of organizations from throughout the state that have something to do […]