January 26, 2013 - May 12, 2013

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Rainforest Adventure is a multisensory expedition to the tropical rainforests of the world. The exhibit highlights the challenges facing these unique ecological wonders. Visitors are introduced to scientists and the ways they study rainforests. Children role-play as research assistants on a series of problem-solving adventures. Topics include: tropical rainforests around the world, conservation, scientists, animals, plants and global connections. Featuring over 40 interactive components, two computer games, a distance learning kiosk and plenty of expedition props - vests, flashlights, binoculars and more!

  • Climb a 9 foot kapok tree
  • Explore a gorilla nest
  • Build a model insect
  • Identify endangered species
  • Crawl through a tree log
  • Become a research assistant through assignments, costumes and props

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Shop for unique rainforest related gifts in the Museum's Dragonfly Shoppe.

Rainforest Adventure was created by Stepping Stones Museum for Children and is sponsored locally by:

  • Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
  • Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Foundation
  • Sanderson Farms
  • Walker Foundation
  • Trustmark Bank
  • Paul T. Benton
  • Chisholm Foundation
  • Feild Cooperative Association, Inc.
  • Chris and Steve Zachow
  • Brunini, Grantham, Grower and Hewes
  • Sean Wesley Ellis
  • Jackie and Avery Rollins
  • Karen Whitworth
  • Opal Dakin
  • Janice Larson
  • Halla Jo Ellis
  • Matt Holleman III

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