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Winter Home School Day: Night & Day

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Add to Calendar 15-02-2013 15-02-2013 15 Winter Home School Day: Night & Day Explore the worlds of night and day. Discover the ideal daytime and nighttime conditions for making maple syrup and learn all about the history of maple sugaring. Students will also explore the night sky in the planetarium, see the different adaptations of diurnal and nocturnal animals, and investigate the role of the sun in a hands-on Solar Energy & Climate Change lab. Group lunch period will allow homeschoolers to get to know one another. Ages 5 and up. Limited to 20 students. No charge for teachers or chaperones; younger siblings attend at no charge. Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Contact Lisa at 203-977-6515 or Lmonachelli@stamfordmuseum.org to register. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=126796 Stamford Museum and Nature Center true DD/MM/YYYY

February 15, 2013
10am-3pm
Stamford Museum and Nature Center
Stamford
Young elementary, Tween, Teen
$15
Description: Explore the worlds of night and day. Discover the ideal daytime and nighttime conditions for making maple syrup and learn all about the history of maple sugaring. Students will also explore the night sky in the planetarium, see the different adaptations of diurnal and nocturnal animals, and investigate the role of the sun in a hands-on Solar Energy & Climate Change lab. Group lunch period will allow homeschoolers to get to know one another. Ages 5 and up. Limited to 20 students. No charge for teachers or chaperones; younger siblings attend at no charge. Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Contact Lisa at 203-977-6515 or Lmonachelli@stamfordmuseum.org to register.

Address: 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT 06903
Phone: 203-322-1646
Website: stamfordmuseum.org

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Venue Description: The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to bringing art, agricultural and natural sciences, and history to the community. SM&NC offers family fun through exhibits, educational programs, and special events. At the Overbrook Nature Center, visitors can explore more than 80 acres of nature trails or join in an informative program with one of the center's naturalists. Opened in the fall of 2006, the Wheels in the Woods Trail #7 is an accessible nature trail that meanders alongside the Poorhouse Brook and through the established hardwood forest. Heckscher Farm offers the sights, sounds, and smells of active farm life. The Animal Embassy Building houses a collection of non-releasable exotic animal ambassadors. There are a variety of programs designed for children to develop an understanding of wildlife and their environment. Each Friday, weather permitting, visitors can enjoy viewing the moon, planets, and deep space objects through the 22-inch research telescope at the Observatory. Nature's Playground in the woods is a great place for kids and parents to scale a spider's web to a tree house with a lookout, then wind their way down a tubular slide or zoom down the otter slide. Seating with tables for picnicking or projects and benches are provided all around the SM&NC.

Upcoming Events at Stamford Museum and Nature Center:

  • Observatory Visitors’ Night - 06/01/16 - 08/31/16
  • SM&NC Sunday Farm Market - 06/12/16 - 10/09/16
  • A Day in a Farmer's Life - 06/27/16 - 08/22/16
  • Animal Meet and Greet - 07/05/16 - 08/20/16
  • Summer Stars Planetarium Shows - 07/06/16 - 08/17/16
  • WILD! Feeding - 07/09/16 - 08/20/16
  • Insect Investigations - 08/02/16 - 08/16/16
  • Outdoor Adventures: Things with Wings - 08/05/16