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Events

  • Bee Hotels and Bat Houses

    Tuesday, December 15, 2020

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM

    This is a live virtual event held on Zoom.

    • Everyone

    Explore the benefits provided by pollinators like bees and bats. Talk with the experts and learn practical steps you can take to encourage more pollinators in your area. You may even dust off your tools and create something amazing for these vulnerable creatures.

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  • Small Actions for Kids: Protecting Pollinators

    Saturday, December 19, 2020

    10:00 AM-10:30 AM

    This is a live virtual event held on Zoom.

    • Everyone
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  • Spark Change: Become a Creek Watcher

    Tuesday, December 22, 2020

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM

    This is a live virtual event held on Zoom.

    • Everyone

    If you’ve been looking for a meaningful way to participate in community science, join Academy scientists and DRWI partners to explore the creek watcher program. Naturalists of all ages are invited to learn more about how amateur scientists are conducting research and advocating for clean waterways.

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  • Winter Science Week: Dino-Dough

    Sunday, December 27, 2020

    10:00 AM-10:30 AM

    This is an online event. It will be hosted on Zoom.

    • Everyone

    Grab some clay or Model Magic, or whip up a batch of easy salt dough (recipe here!) and build a dinosaur along with Academy Educator Amy Hoyt. Learn how dinosaurs were perfectly adapted to their environments and how their anatomy helped them survive or doomed them to extinction as you mold a dinosaur with your own hands.

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  • Winter Science Week: Dino-Dough

    Tuesday, December 29, 2020

    10:00 AM-10:30 AM

    This is an online event. It will be hosted on Zoom.

    • Everyone

    Grab some clay or Model Magic, or whip up a batch of easy salt dough (recipe here!) and build a dinosaur along with Academy Educator Amy Hoyt. Learn how dinosaurs were perfectly adapted to their environments and how their anatomy helped them survive or doomed them to extinction as you mold a dinosaur with your own hands.

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