Last Saturday, we were invited to visit The Robot Zoo. It is located at the 2nd Floor of the Science Discovery Center Exhibit Hall, at SM Mall of Asia.
At first, we didn’t really know what to expect but thankfully, my family agreed to go along with me.
The Robot Zoo is a traveling exhibit that has already toured science and natural history museums and zoos in Europe, North America and other venues across the globe. The Robot Zoo is now in the Philippines for just a limited time.The Robot Zoo features larger-than-life animated animal robots that reveal mechanisms that simulate the body parts of their real-life counterparts. That’s a unique treat that’s sure to bring fun and excitement for kids and families to enjoy.
Children of all ages can have fun learning how the inner workings of some of Earth’s most awesome creatures enable them to do astonishing feats. As seen in each of the eight animals found in the Robot Body Shop, robotic parts like pistons simulate the animals’ muscles, filtering pipes for their intestines, computers for their brains, and many more machineries that, upon animation, imitates their real-life behavior.
Developed by Evergreen Exhibits and based on the book “The Robot Zoo,” conceived, edited and designed by Marshall Editions of London, England, the exhibit reveals the fascinating biomechanics of animals through larger-than-life robots that feature cutaways which expose the animals’ mechanical insides. The Robot Zoo is also presented by Nickelodeon, as part of their mission to foster playful and engaging learning experiences that develop a child’s vital skills by bringing to life an exciting and interactive world that’s as bold, colorful, and imaginative as their shows.
The admission rate is 200 pesos per head. For more information, you may visit The Science Discovery Center website, www.sciencediscovery.ph.