Animal Adaptations ? Bird Brains!

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January 18, 2014

10:30am ? 12:30pm.

Alley Pond Environmental Center


Young elementary, Tween

$24 per child

Event description: Calling all scientists! Kids ages 8-12 can be a part of the Young Discovers Club. Birds come in many different shapes, sizes and colors. These variations are adaptations to their environment. Come learn why adaptations are important for birds. See how wonderfully birds are designed to live and feed where they do, realize that being called a bird brain is a compliment after this class is through!

Kids can put on their thinking caps and answer important environmental questions with fun and easy experiments. Learn about the environment through studies and tests, some can be done with simple household supplies. Snack included.

Address: 228-06 Northern Blvd.
Douglaston, NY 11362
Phone: 718-229-4000

About Alley Pond Environmental Center

Stroller parking: Yes
Stroller check: Yes

The Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC), a nonprofit environmental education organization, is dedicated to educating children and adults in the New York metropolitan area, protecting and preserving Alley Pond Park, open spaces and waterbodies, and advocating for sustainable environmental policies and practices.

Alley Pond Park is the home of the Douglaston Estate Windmill, a reminder of their agricultural past. 

Play area: No
Party room: No


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