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Events

  • Summer Camp: Fantastic Fossils (July 15-19)

    Wednesday, July 17, 2019

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    From dinosaurs and trees to sharks and shells, fossils are amazing! Discover how they form and why they offer a window into the past. Examine real fossils, visit the Academy’s own Fossil Prep Lab, create your own T. rex tooth cast and reconstruct your very own dinosaur. This week features a field trip to collect (and take home) real fossils!

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  • Tiny Tot Explorers: Dynamic Dinosaurs

    Wednesday, July 17, 2019

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Calling all explorers 2–5 years old! Along with your favorite adult, join us in exploring nature through songs, games, hands-on fun, and museum adventures. An appropriate snack is provided.

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  • Investigation Station: Water Table Trouble

    Friday, July 19, 2019

    11:00 AM-3:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Learn how water pollution affects the landscape and brainstorm ideas to help preserve and protect our water sources.

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  • Investigation Station: Water Table Trouble

    Saturday, July 20, 2019

    11:00 AM-3:00 PM

    Learn how water pollution affects the landscape and brainstorm ideas to help preserve and protect our water sources.

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  • Fossil Fun Make and Take

    Saturday, July 20, 2019

    1:00 PM-5:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Dig deep and get messy with a rotating series of make-and-takes designed to help you discover your inner paleontologist. From fossil jacketing to mini-digs to building your own tiny dino, you never know what fun you’ll excavate.

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