Stop: 01/25/2014 03:30PM
Cold weather got you down? Don’t hibernate this winter, chill out with us! Explore the ins and outs of our local weather, discover the reasons for the seasons, and learn how our bodies work hard to keep us safe from the elements.
And join us at 11am for weather experiments with Time Warner Cable Meteorologist Dan Russell!
BMS education staff will help museum guests explore weather activities from 10:30am to 3:30pm on January 25-26, February 1-2, and on Final Friday (January 31) from 4:30 to 7:30pm.
Fees: Included with museum admission and free for members.
|Wonderful Water Cycle||Where does our water come from? From water vapor to rain, snow and our amazing Lake Erie, explore with us to follow our water.|
|It's Hot & It's Cold||Do you know how to tell when your body is too cold to keep playing outside? Discover how our bodies work hard to keep us safe from the winter weather. Learn about the dangers of hypothermia and how to prevent it, all in Explore YOU presented by Independent Health.|
|Snowflakes: Cool Crystals||Love it or hate it, snow is an important part of our local weather. But how are snowflakes formed? Explore the secrets of snowflakes, their shapes and how these chilly minerals are made in Our Marvelous Earth.|
|Tornadoes in Motion||Witness nature's fury - but on a small scale! Explore how winds create one of the most destructive storms with our indoor tornado in In Motion.|
|Bugs in Winter||Ever wonder where bugs go during the winter? Do they die? Do they migrate? Do they hibernate? Do they stay active? The answer is yes! Join us in Bug Works for a guided exploration into the diverse survival strategies bugs use to make it through the cold winter months.|
|Scherenschnitte Snow Art
|Join us in Sparks as we explore Scherenschnitte - a traditional form of German papercutting! We will use snow as our inspiration to create unique works of snow art.|
|Indoor Snowballs||Enjoy WARM snowball play in our Blue Block Room!|
|Coffee Filter Snowflakes||Preschoolers can learn to make snowflakes with a few little snips in Explorations!|