All about you

Being Human Hall

Good for

All Ages


Level 2

Brain Juice Focus



Uniquely You!

The story of YOU begins with your ancestors; it travels through your DNA; it is held in your hands; it moves as you walk; it is heard through your voice; it is written in your brain. In the Being Human Hall, you’ll be transported through the human journey as you explore the traits and abilities that are essential and unique to being human. Discover the individual quirks and traits that make you, YOU.

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The Bio Lab

Grab your lab coat and use bone models and rocks to solve an anthropology mystery, explore wheat DNA under a microscope, examine electricity with a living worm and more! Drop into the BioLab, presented by Children’s Health℠, for amazing hands-on experiments.

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New Spin on a Selfie

How well do you know your face? Find out when you step up to the mirror and try creating a wire-frame self portrait.

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Brain Power

The human brain is a complex and powerful organ. Take a quick peek or stand in awe of a human brain and stem up close.

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Voice and Harmonies

Your voice can convey complex thoughts and emotions. Grab two friends and step up to the mic. As you sing an interactive voice visualizer lets your “see” your voices in shape, color and size on a giant screen!

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Nobel Inspiration

Feel inspired to make scientific history! Get to know why Dallas is considered a leader in biomedical research as you learn the stories of five Nobel Prize winners from the region.

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Strike a pose

Challenge your friends to see who has the best balance or who can most accurately replicate poses as you follow the guide of a digital projection.

The Bio Lab

New spin on a Selfie

Brain Power

Voice and Harmonies

Nobel Inspiration

Strike a pose

What to Do Next

Make your way to the Texas Instruments Engineering and Innovation Hall where you can build, break and create in a whole new way. Make music in the MIDI Sound Lab, build structures and participate in hands-on activities in the ChallENGe Lab.


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