National Summer Learning day at the EcoTarium

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Date & Time: Thursday, July 12, 2018
10:30 AM-5:00 PM

Suggested Audiences: Families
Preschool, Toddler, Infant
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222 Harrington Way
Worcester, MA 01604
Cost: Free with admission
Sponsored by: This series is free with museum admission, and is supported in part by a grant from the Worcester Arts Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
Description: Dig into summer learning in interactive, exciting ways at the EcoTariums Summer Learning Celebration. Take a stroll on a StoryWalk®, or combine stories, science, and FUN at our Science Discovery programs. While youre here, dont miss the fun-filled performance of Dinoman Dinosaurs! with Bob Lisaius. Children ages 4 to 6 can find out what the nose knows at our Monthly Budding Scientists program.

Programs and Activities

Scheduled Programs:

11:00 Dinoman Dinosaurs! with Bob Lisaius
Music and Movement Stage; Nature Explore® Outdoor Exhibit

Find out what happens when dinosaur tracts are discovered at the EcoTariums stage at the first installment of our summer performance series Nature Explore: LIVE!. With magic, merry mayhem and magnificent props, the audience is taken on a trip throughout the Mesozoic Era.

1:30 Science Discovery: You Can Count on Science
Secrets of the Forest

Well read Mouse Count by Ellen Stoll Walsh, meet a live animal, and play a game thats fun for all ages.

2:30 Science Discovery: The More You Grow
Secrets of the Forest

Well read Oscar and the Frog: A Book About Growing by Geoff Waring, and examine eggs and seeds from our natural history collection.

For Kids Ages 4 to 6:

Budding Scientists  Our Senses: Smell
10:30 and 11:15 (Two Sessions) Limited to the first 10 caregiver-child pairs; Tickets available at the Tickets & Information Desk
Hirsh Telecommunications Center

Find out what secrets your nose knows! We will follow our noses and set out to discover how scents and odors affect our everyday lives.

Ongoing Activities:

StoryWalk®: How Do Dinosaurs Play With Their Friends? by Jane Yolen
Nature Explore® Outdoor Exhibit

A StoryWalk® places a childrens story (literally a book taken apart) along a path or walking route to inspire parents, teachers, and caregivers to take children out of doors and combine physical activity and learning.
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Phone: 508-929-2701
Entered by: EcoTarium

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