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Grades 3-5


Hands-on Activity

Make Your Own Mythic Mask or Puppet

What happens when cyclops, the one-eyed giant from Greek mythology, meets Indonesia's shaggy lion-like Barong? Well, that's all up to you. Don these masks and tell your own mythic tale. 



Mythic Mystery Map

Does a dragon always breathe fire? Can a unicorn have colorful, shiny scales? Find out how well you know your mythic creatures with this map challenge. 


Hands-on Activity

Mythic Creatures Books

From dancing dragons to those that breathe fire, ignite their imagination with this collection of kid-friendly titles selected for the Mythic Creatures exhibit. 



Living on Ice

Can you solve these four chilly puzzles about how people and animals live in the Arctic? Put your story telling skills to the test and collect new OLogy trading cards. 


Reference List

Water Books for Kids

From the day in the life of a pond to a trip through the NYC water supply system, examine the world’s most precious resource with these kid-friendly titles.


Hands-on Activity

Arctic Story Puzzles

Life in the icy Arctic isn't so hard if you're prepared! Solve the puzzle of how people and polar bears live in a land of ice. 


Hands-on Activity

Be a Water Saver

Wondering how you can use water more wisely? Print this check list of simple things that you can do to help protect fresh water and the living things that depend on it. 



What's the Big Idea about Water?

Did you know that all living things need water? Or that the water on Earth today is all we will ever have? Learn more about this precious resource. 


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