Slow Connections

If you chose the "Slow connection" option, this page will contain a clickable image of the exhibit. Click on panels and interactives to learn more about them. Click on the resulting images for bigger versions and more information. Don't forget to go around the back of the exhibit by clicking on "More".

Fast Connections

If you chose the "Fast connection" option, then this page contains a navigable QuickTime VR movie of the exhibit. To view it you must have the free Apple Quicktime plug-in installed. You can download it here.

You can move around within the movie and click on an area to find out more.

    Moving around: Click and drag within the movie window. Drag to the right and the scene will pan right, drag towards the top and the scene will pan up, etc.

    Navigating: Click on "hot spots" to get more information on an area. You'll know the mouse is over a hot spot when it changes shape. Use the button on the Controller bar (just below the movie) to show all the hotspots in your field of view.

    Zooming: To Zoom in hold down the <Shift> key on Windows computers and the <Option> key on Macintosh computers. To zoom in; hold down the <Ctrl> key on Windows or Macintosh computers.


    • If nothing (except possibly some controls) appears in the window above this, try installing the newest version of Apple's free Quicktime player.

    • If the links within the Quicktime movie don't seem to make sense -- clicking on a panel brings up information on a different panel -- try installing the newest version of Quicktime. Some prior versions had bugs associated with Quicktime VR movies.

This page also makes use of frames. To see it you need a frames capable browser (e.g., a current version of either Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator).


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