Chicken and the Egg exhibit

Life Source

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.

Exhibit Highlights

  • World of Life Human Miracle exhibit

    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.

  • Chicken and the Egg exhibit

    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.

  • DNA Double Helix image

    Life's Instructions

    Discover DNA, the secret code within every cell that makes all living things look, sound and function like they do.