Adventures in Science
Unlock the Mysteries of Poisons (Grades 4 and 5)
February 17, 2014 - February 21, 2014
Discover the power of poisons while solving a mystery at the Museum! Whether used as a defense against predators, a source of ‘magical’ powers, or harnessed for lifesaving medical treatments, poisons are very powerful. In this week-long camp, we will explore poisons found in nature and see how their power is used in both the natural world and by humans.
Monday–Friday, February 17–21, 2014
9:00 am–4:00 pm
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September 16, 2014 - September 30, 2014
Join in a soaring adventure to learn all about pterosaurs–flying reptiles that lived in the time of dinosaurs. In this workshop students will explore a new special exhibition on these winged wonders, while learning about pterosaur features, flight, and fossil evidence.
October 8, 2014 - October 22, 2014
With rovers on Mars, satellites orbiting Saturn, and a probe heading for Pluto, robots are on the frontlines of deep space exploration. Experience the fun of building and operating your own robots while learning about our solar system and beyond.
November 3, 2014 - December 15, 2014
From long-lost cities to hidden temples, unearth the past as you learn the techniques and tools used by scientists to excavate sites and analyze the objects left by past cultures. Explore the Museum’s halls as you search for cultural treasures and learn what it would have been like to live in the past.
Grades 1 and 2: each child must be accompanied by a caregiver
Three Mondays: November 3, 10, 17
Time: 4:30–6 pm
Grades 3, 4 and 5
Three Mondays: December 1, 8, 15
Time: 4:30–6 pm