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Adventures in Science

Spiders Unraveled (Grades 2/3 and 4/5) - Session Full

July 28, 2014 - August 29, 2014


While many sessions are full, there may be space on the waiting list.  Please call Central Reservations (212) 769-5200 for more information.

Explore the creepy, crawly world of these fascinating eight-legged animals! In this camp you will get up close and personal with tarantulas, examine the strength of spider silk, and investigate how spiders inspire robotics engineers. Go behind the scenes to see how the Museum takes care of live spiders and discover the startling diversity of this ancient group of animals. Learn why spiders don’t stick to their own web and when to worry about a spider bite, and design your own amazing arachnid!

Grades 2 & 3
Monday, July 28–Friday, August 1
9 am – 4 pm
Member Price: $525
Non-Member Price: $550

Grades 4 & 5
Monday, August 25 –Friday, August 29
9 am – 4 pm
Member Price: $525
Non-Member Price: $550

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New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100

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