• Science on a Sphere

    Science on a Sphere

About the Exhibit

Big environmental processes like climate change can be difficult to grasp. Science on a Sphere illustrates their complexities in simple ways – providing fun and insight for all ages.

Key Info

Type: Permanent

Location: Museum, 1st Floor

Exhibit highlights

  • Interact with a giant animated globe
  • Gain a new understanding of complex earth sciences
  • Developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The Science On a Sphere, created by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, is similar to a giant animated globe.

Researchers at NOAA developed Science On a Sphere as an educational tool to help illustrate earth science to audiences of all ages. Animated images of atmospheric storms, climate change, and ocean temperature can be shown on the sphere, which is used to explain complex environmental processes in a way that is fun and educational.

Where to find

Science on a Sphere

Kalamazoo Valley Museum
General Admission Is Free

230 North Rose Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
800.772.3370 | 269.373.7990
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Kalamazoo Valley Museum is operated by Kalamazoo Valley Community College and is governed by its Board of Trustees.

Site by NK

2021 American Alliance of Museums.
All rights reserved.

2021 Kalamazoo Valley Museum.
All rights reserved.