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Science Adventures in Nature is back for November! This four week series offers hands-on experiences in nature to supplement your science curriculum. Every  Tuesday, we’ll meet up for a three hour program packed with experiments, activities, and outdoor exploration. Rain, snow, or sunshine – we will happily go outside! The cost is $40 for members; $60 for the public. Students must pre-register for the entire series. Themes for each week are listed below.

Register for Science Adventures in Nature!
Registration Opens October 27

Ecosystems & Habitats
November 3, 2020 from 1pm-4pm

Fields, streams, forests, oh my! For the first week of Science Adventures in Nature this month we will explore the different places plants and animals live here at The Woods. We will look for dens, find food, and see what animals are out and about.

Small, But Mighty
November 10, 2020 from 1pm – 4pm

Grab your magnifying glasses and get ready to explore the world of small things! This week we will be learning about the little things in nature that are often overlooked. We’ll be taking a closer look at nature by investigating moss, looking for fungus, and rolling logs.

Hibernate, Migrate, Acclimate
November 17, 2020 from 1pm – 4pm

Will they go to sleep, head south, or tough it out? Find out this week as we explore the different ways animals prepare for and survive the winter!

CSI
November 24, 2020 from 1pm – 4pm

Get your detective skills ready! This week we will discover the different evidence that animals leave behind all over the forest. We will gain new investigation skills and try to answer the who, why, and where of the animal world.

 

More details: This program is planned to be entirely outdoors, so please dress for the weather. Lessons are suited for ages 6-12. Students must pre-register for the entire series and must be accompanied by an adult. Adults are required to accompany children ages 6-9 during the program. Parents of children ages 10-12 must stay on-site or can join in the fun!  Bring a water bottle and a small snack. At Baltimore Woods Nature Center, the health and safety of our staff and visitors is of utmost importance. All in-person programming will follow best practices for keeping our participants safe, including health screenings, physical distancing and wearing facial coverings.

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