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See how wind direction creates patterns in nature at Flickering Leaves. Be mesmerised as hundreds of silver discs shimmer in the wind, echoing the movement of wind through fields of grass.

Put the rock in ‘rock music’ at the Rock Xylophone, Small Lithophone and Sound Pillar. At the Granite Ball, discover the power of water pressure as it holds up a ball weighing 633 kg!

Up for a challenge? Put your codebreaking skills to the test at NKRYPT, where there are 8 encrypted messages to decipher. About one fifth of NKRYPT’s codes have ever been deciphered, and not all the mysteries in the decoded messages have been solved. Will you be the one to crack an unsolved code?