Both an exhibit development endeavor and a visitor research study, the APE project explored strategies and tactics to shift the role of visitors from passive recipients of information to active participants in the STEM learning experience.
Ordinarily, water freezes too slowly to be appreciated. Here, polarized light and an ultra cold slab let you watch water crystalize rapidly in real time. The colorful mosaic of ice that forms is different every time.
At this exhibit, an infrared camera detects the heat radiating from warm objects and projects it on a big screen, allowing you to see what’s hot (and not) about you and the other people and objects in your surroundings.