No living thing needs to have babies to stay alive. But passing on genes to the next generation is necessary for a species' survival. Uncover the facts about how living things reproduce and develop, from frogs and chickens to ourselves.
The Human Miracle
See the steps of human development from a single cell into a two-trillion-celled baby by viewing 11 preserved embryos and fetuses.
The Chicken and the Egg
Take a visit to the chick hatchery to watch chicks break out of their eggs or to see some newly hatched chicks.
Click for an official statement about the Science Center's chick hatchery.
Discover DNA, the secret code within every cell that makes all living things look, sound and function like they do.