Young Discoverers Club ? Acid Rain

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February 02, 2014


Alley Pond Environmental Center


Young elementary, Tween

$18 per child

Event description: Can rainfall really be acidic? Come learn about acids and bases and their effect on our daily lives. Young discovers ages 8-12, will also learn what instruments are great for testing everyday products for acidity. Finally the ponds, springs and streams within the parks will be tested for acid rain using equipment provided. Calling all scientists!! 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. Space is limited. Snack included.

TIME: 10:30 am ? 12:30 pm FEE: $18

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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