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Get the Porridge Just Right
Learn about thermal energy while making porridge in this activity.

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Fly a Hot-Air Balloon
See what happens when air is heated as you build and fly a huge hot-air balloon.

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Drop Eggs Into Cups
Learn about types of energy in this puzzling and fun experiment.

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Make a Circuit Board
See how electricity flows through a circuit that you build.

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Make a Comeback Can
Surprise your friends by making a can that rolls back to you when you tell it to!

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Make an Egg Bungee
Make a bungee cord of rubber bands and drop an egg close to the ground.

Museum Hours
  • through January 3
    Daily* from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    * 12/24, 12/31, 1/1—closing 4 p.m.;
    Closed on Christmas Day
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Museum Location
Museum of Science+Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
1 (773) 684-1414
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Opened in 1933, the oldest science Museum of its kind in the Western Hemisphere attracts approximately 2 million visitors per year.

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