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NOAA Science on a Sphere

The six-foot-wide "Science on a Sphere" was created by NOAA as a tool to teach earth sciences.

Credit: Chip Clark/Smithsonian Institution

In the main hall of the hands-on science exhibits at the Cape Town Science Center in South Africa, a lifeless, tattered globe stands under naked fluorescent bulbs, all but ignored by children passing through on school tours.

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