Adventures in Science
ArchaeoAdventures: Clues to Our Past (Grades 2 & 3) - Session Full
July 7, 2014 - July 11, 2014
While many sessions are full, there may be space on the waiting list. Please call Central Reservations (212) 769-5200 for more information.
Do you have what it takes to be an archaeologist? Using the tools and techniques of a scientist, you will examine the archaeological record to uncover clues about the origins of our species and behaviors that allowed us to thrive. Explore a simulated archaeological dig site, analyze plant and animal remains found alongside our ancestors, and design your own prehistoric home to help you survive.
Monday, July 7 – Friday, July 11
9 am–4 pm
Member Price: $525
Non-Member Price: $550
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