Sun, Earth, Universe Exhibition


Sun, Earth, Universe exhibition is an engaging and interactive museum exhibition about Earth and space science for family audiences.

The Sun, Earth, Universe exhibition is intended for long-term display in museums across the United States, where it will engage millions of people. Fifty-two (52) copies of the exhibition will be fabricated; all copies will be identical and distributed to eligible NISE Network partners through a competitive application process. 

The exhibition complements the Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkits and other NISE Network educational experiences. The exhibition serves as a platform for scientists and museum staff and volunteers to engage visitors with additional facilitated educational programming and hands-on experiences. The NISE Network intends the exhibition to reach a wide geographic distribution within the United States to engage visitors in Earth and space science.




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Owning institution

Science Museum of Minnesota


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