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Brave Bakery: Part Three of Three

Allow your students to be introduced to the exciting world of problem solving, creative thinking, and mathematical reasoning through the excitement of stories. Steve will enchant the students with his wonderful stories while sneaking in some math activities. He will keep your students engaged and laughing from start to finish. Concepts: Counting and Making Sets, Sums and Differences, Comparisons, Patterns and Shares, Interpreting Data.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 1-3
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Living Maths presents:

Electrical Technology - Career Connection

April 17, 2024
9:30 am

Electrical technology is the study of machines, equipment, technology and systems that conduct electrical charges and produce electricity. Professionals in the electrical technology field maintain electric voltage systems and their individual parts, such as heaters, motors, circuits and generators. Join electrical expert JonPaul Vanier as he shares everything eletrical with your students

Audience:
Grades 7-12
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Jefferson-Lewis BOCES

Construction Careers - Career Connection

May 1, 2024
12:30 pm

The construction sector has a diverse range of jobs that benefit from technological advancements. Many of these jobs, referred to as construction technology jobs, leverage technology to streamline their construction practices. If you have an interest in construction work and technology, then a career in this field may represent an ideal choice for you. Join construction expert Jared Zehr as he share verious careers in the construction trades

Audience:
Grades 7-12
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Jefferson- Lewis BOCES

Writers’ Workshop: Creative Writing

May 20, 2024
12:10 pm

Natalie Rompella, author of such books as “Malik’s Number Thoughts,” “Secrets to Storytelling,” and “Cookie Cutters & Sled Runners,” will walk your students through a creative writing story starter to get them brainstorming and writing. Students should come ready to write.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 2-4
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Author Natalie Rompella

Flickering, Flashing Firefiles

May 20, 2024
1:10 pm

Scientists that study insects are called Entomologists. So come along, young entomologists, and let’s investigate fireflies! We will study these bright little insects’ life cycle, take a close look at their body structure, and discover why they flash.This live interactive program is held within our Science Investigate Zone and includes the use of our high-end microscope and a hands-on activity.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 1-5
Facilitator:
Presenter:
University of Nebraska Museum

Becoming a Butterfly

May 21, 2024
11:10 am

Do your students have what it takes to become a butterfly? Join us as we become butterflies. We will discuss what makes a butterfly an insect and sing our way through the body parts during the butterfly shuffle. Students will go through metamorphosis during this program as they change from eggs into full grown adult butterflies. Will all of them make it to adults? You’ll have to tune in to find out. Students will experience the life cycle from egg to adult in this interactive program. (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-4
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Roper Mountain Science Center

China Now

May 21, 2024
12:10 pm

China is one of the nations still under communist rule and the communist regime continues to repress and kill its citizens. The modern regime is known for its repressive surveillance state, massacring thousands of pro-Democracy students at Tiananmen Square, and mass infanticide, culling its own people through the one child policy. Most recently, the communist party, led by President Xi Jinping, has unlawfully imprisoned Uyghurs in detention camps to “re-educate” them. (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 6-12
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation

Asian American Artists Circles

May 21, 2024
1:00 pm

Asian Americans artists are integral to the multifaceted story of American art. Explore the work of Asian American artists and discuss the life experiences, historic events, and cultural connections that inspire their artistic practice. (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-6
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Smithsonian American Art Museum

Nature of Fire

May 21, 2024
2:10 pm

How can fire fuel a forest’s evolution and overall condition? Learn about natural patterns of change that take place over time in a forest ecosystem and explore applying these learnings to other biomes.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.) (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 6-8
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Project Learning Tree

Sharks, Skates, and Rays

May 22, 2024
11:10 am

Dive in with our experts to learn more about the characteristics fish share and use your powers of observation to explore diversity between species. Students will learn about the benefits and drawbacks of different structural and behavioral adaptations in different habitats in the ocean. (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-5
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Seacoast Science Center

Volcano Science 2

May 22, 2024
12:10 pm

How do volcanoes form? What roles do viscosity and gases play in forming volcanoes? Learn all about volcanoes as you see some exciting experiments! (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 2-4
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Science Museum of Virginia

Digital Citizenship: Footprings Are Forever

May 22, 2024
1:00 pm

What you put online can last forever! Learn safe digital citizenship habits with a live Banyan teacher and one of our puppets from the Banyan buddies and help them be better digital citizens!  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-6
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Banyan Global Learning

Frog Songs

May 22, 2024
1:10 pm

Come meet a few native frog and toad species and try identifying them by their calls. Music in the animal kingdom. (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Audience:
Grades 2-4
Facilitator:
Presenter:
North Carolina Aquarium

Climate Change, The Ocean, and You!

May 22, 2024
2:10 pm

There is a new hope emerging as scientists discover that many of our recovery efforts on marine life are working! How can we continue this wave of positive change in this era of a changing climate? Join an Ocean Wise educator to discuss simple ways for you to help our oceans recover.(Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-6
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Ocean Wise

Shell-ebrate Turtles

May 23, 2024
11:10 am

Help us observe World Turtle Day as we shell-ebrate chelonians! We’ll introduce you to some of our shelled residents at the aquarium as we learn about different turtles and the habitats in which they live. The South Carolina Aquarium also rescues sick and injured sea turtles, rehabilitates them, and releases them back to the wild. We’ll explore the aquarium’s conservation work with sea turtles and discuss ways that you can help.(Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-5
Facilitator:
Presenter:
South Carolina Aquarium

Life Cycle of a Turtle

May 23, 2024
12:10 pm

Discover the life cycle of a sea turtle by exploring how adult females lay their eggs, hatchlings scramble to the sea, and sea turtles great migration through our oceans.(Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 2-5
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Sea Turtle, Inc

Wolf Pup 101

May 23, 2024
1:00 pm

Ever wondered what it’s like to grow up as a wolf? Step into the shoes of our wolf care staff and follow our ambassador wolves through their first year of life. You will learn all about the stages of pup development and what it takes to raise wolves here at the International Wolf Center! (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-12
Facilitator:
Presenter:
International Wolf Center

What is Memorial Day?

May 24, 2024
1:10 pm

Memorial Day weekend often looks like cookouts and beach trips. But why do we commemorate Memorial Day? Learn more about the significance of this holiday and how to honor those who died fighting for our freedom through making poppies during this program. (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-5
Facilitator:
Presenter:
The National D-Day Memorial

Sea Turtle Trail

May 24, 2024
2:08 pm

Sea turtles are some of the oldest, most intriguing and fascinating reptiles on the planet. Explore the life history and adaptations of these threatened and endangered species. Find out where hatchlings go during their time at sea, and what brings turtles back to the same North Carolina beaches where they hatched. See a loggerhead sea turtle, as well as examine sea turtle shells, skulls and other bones.(Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-6
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Penn Museum

Exploring Lincoln in Washington, D.C.

May 24, 2024
2:10 pm

Ford’s Theatre and The National Mall and Memorial Parks explore what Washington, D.C., was like for President Lincoln and how the city has grown and changed over time. Examine places that mattered to Lincoln during his lifetime and places where he matters to us today, including the U.S. Capitol, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial and Ford’s Theatre. In this interactive program, participants will look closely at historic and contemporary images of Washington D.C. including maps, photographs and illustrations. (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 3-8
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Ford’s Theatre

Zap! Clap! Boom!

May 28, 2024
11:10 am

Experience the drama of a thunderstorm and the joy of puddles! Join author Laura Purdie Salas for interactive readings of “Zap! Clap! Boom! The Story of a Thunderstorm and Puddle Song.” (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades PK, K-1
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Read-Aloud with Author Laura Purdie Salas

Flying Friends

May 28, 2024
12:10 pm

Which desert animals have the power of flight? Certainly not humans! Let’s take a look at our flapping friends and see how they manage to get airborne. Birds, bats and beetles can fly — but how? (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 1-5
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Arizona Sonora Desert Museum

Art with Nature

May 28, 2024
1:00 pm

Using nature as both muse and medium, students unleash their creativity in this nature arts program. We’ll explore patterns, symmetry and colour with two different activities. A drawing activity and then a hands-on, collaborative activity that encourages social emotional learning to build personal connections to the natural world. Make some time before the program to collect your natural materials. (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-6
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Royal Botanical Gardens

Habitats and Habitat Conservation

May 28, 2024
1:10 pm

Discover what makes a place a habitat, how different animals use their habitat, and what we can do to help protect all the habitats around us. (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-2
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

Renewable Energy

May 28, 2024
2:10 pm

A hands-on school science workshop relevant to modern living! Students investigate electrical energy production from renewable and non-renewable resources. The activities cover a range of topics including wind farms, the Snowy Mountains Scheme, how to reduce energy consumption in the home, and the difference between ozone depletion and the enhanced greenhouse effect.(Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 3-6
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Fizzics

POP for a Porpoise

May 29, 2024
11:10 am

In this workshop, students will focus on ways that plastic pollution affects marine animals such as entanglement and ingestion of plastics by dolphins, whales, sea turtles, sea birds and fish. We specifically highlight our efforts to save the Vaquita porpoise, the most endangered marine mammal in the world (www.VaquitaCPR.org). Our hands-on activities focus on the plastic lifecycle, how plastic affects sea life & climate, a watershed model, and recycling. We emphasize that small efforts can collectively make a big difference.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-5
Facilitator:
Presenter:
National Marine Mammal Foundation

Mystery on the Reef

May 29, 2024
1:00 pm

Something isn’t quite right on the reef. Work as a class and talk to local animals, complete mini challenges, and use body movements to get closer to solving the mystery, all while learning how reducing plastic pollution can turn you into a superhero too!  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-6
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Ocean Wise

Secrets of the Swamp

May 30, 2024
12:10 pm

Check out this toothy apex predator that rules the freshwater ecosystems. The swamp habitat is home to many incredible animals including the American Alligator.   (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 2-6
Facilitator:
Presenter:
South Carolina Aquarium

Wolf Research

May 30, 2024
1:00 pm

Discover how wolf researchers have learned to study wolves! This program explores a brief history of wolf research in the United States, the methods scientists use to research wolves, and what we’ve learned from years of studying these amazing animals. (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-6
Facilitator:
Presenter:
International Wolf Center

A Tour of the Writing Process

May 31, 2024
11:10 am

Come join this webinar and take a tour of Jennifer Nielsen’s office, which will walk readers through the writing process.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 4-8
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Author Jennifer Nielsen

Beetle-mania

May 31, 2024
12:10 pm

Did you know that there are more beetle species in the world than there are mammal, bird, fish, and reptile species combined? We’ll learn all about how this beetle diversity developed, what makes a beetle, a beetle, and the adaptations that help them survive and thrive in ecosystems around the world. (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 3-5
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Missoula Butterfly House and Insectarium

Rhythmunity Ensemble

May 31, 2024
1:10 pm

The Rhythmunity Ensemble is a group of diverse percussionists hailing from Chicago’s vibrant drumming community, from the roots of World Percussion, Jazz/Blues, and Afro/Latin drumming, coming together to make modern rhythms using traditional languages resulting in an urban dialogue. Come and hear very energetic, communicative and danceable music by a fun group of highly trained professionals. Plenty of artist/audience participation.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-6
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Classical Music Chicago

Dinosaur Parade

May 31, 2024
1:10 pm

This presentation is for younger dinosaur fans and is based on her book, Dinosaur Parade. This book explores dozens of popular dinosaurs and lays the groundwork for comparative zoology by comparing ancient species to their modern counterparts in nature. A fun, informative paleo adventure. In total, Kelly has written six books about dinosaurs with a seventh is on the way   (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Grades K-4

Fossil Planet: Insects!

May 31, 2024
2:10 pm

Fossil Planet is a special program offered by the Royal Tyrrell Distance Learning Studio that takes our audience around the world to explore the history of life on earth. Insects, the most successful and numerous animals of all time. They hold a wide variety of specialized adaptations and have a strong ability to react with their environment. Insects are very quick to evolve to new opportunities and the fossil record can show us an amazing glimpse into the lives of insects from millions of years ago.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 4-7
Facilitator:
Presenter:
The Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology

The Story of OCEARCH

June 3, 2024
11:10 am

Join us for an inspiring journey through the inception of OCEARCH in 2007 to its significant contributions to ocean conservation over the past 17 years. Explore how this organization’s vision has evolved and the impact it continues to make.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 6-12
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Moonshot Museum presents:

How to Write Diamantes

June 3, 2024
12:10 pm

The diamante is one of the few poetic forms created especially for children to write. In this session, you’ll discover the history of the diamante and learn how to construct your own with plenty of examples.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 2-6
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Kenn Nesbitt’s Poetry 4 Kids presents:

Amazing Architecture II

June 3, 2024
1:10 pm

Learn about the different styles of architecture: Georgian, Federal, Gothic Revival and Greek Revival. Students will learn about basic architectural features and materials.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 3-5
Facilitator:
Presenter:
The Charleston Museum presents:

How to Write Repetition Poems

June 3, 2024
2:10 pm

Repeating words, phrases, lines, and refrains in poems makes them more fun to read and more enjoyable to write. In this lesson, you’ll learn several different ways to include repetition in your poems and even write a new one from scratch.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 2-6
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Kenn Nesbitt’s Poetry 4 Kids presents:

Science Lab

June 4, 2024
12:10 pm

Set sail on a virtual expedition with OCEARCH as we guide you through the intricate workings of the M/V OCEARCH’s science lab. Discover the cutting-edge research projects underway aboard our vessel.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 6-12
Facilitator:
Presenter:
M/V OCEARCH’s presents:

Art and the Hall of Fame Experience

June 4, 2024
1:00 pm

This program examines the architectural features of the museum in addition to sculptures, paintings, prints, photographs, videography and commercial/graphic art. Students will learn ways these works of art help visitors understand and appreciate various aspects of historical and social contexts related to museum displays.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grade K-6
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Pro Football Hall of Fame presents:

Problem Solving: Brainteasers 10

June 4, 2024
1:10 pm

Be prepared to have your mind stretched as you attempt these fun math brainteasers. Every month during the academic year, a new program is created to encourage problem solving, creative thinking, and analytical thinking, all while having fun!  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 4-7
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Living Maths presents:

The Water Cycle and Pollution Solutions

June 4, 2024
2:10 pm

We will discuss where water comes from, recognize that fresh water is a limited resource, and explore the water cycle. Then, students will consider the questions: How are the oceans and water connected to us? What is pollution? How can we keep our water clean? By the end of the program, students will leave with a sense of optimism and tangible ways that they can keep the ocean healthy.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-2
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Maritime Museum of British Columbia presents:

Marine Mammal Rescue Team

June 5, 2024
11:10 am

Meet a Marine Mammal Rescue expert to learn all about the species and their unique adaptations and characteristics that help them survive here in the Gulf of Maine. An MMR team member will take students on a mock rescue and release to learn about the biology, conservation and rehabilitation of whales and seals. At the end of the program, students will investigate ways that we can help keep our ocean and marine wildlife healthy.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-4
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Seacoast Science Center presents:

A Fossil’s Journey from the Field to Lab

June 5, 2024
12:10 pm

From their discovery to seeing enormous dinosaurs in the museum, a fossil’s journey is fascinating. Join us to learn the story of the process of paleontology – from first discovering a fossil in the field to exhibiting entire dinosaur skeletons in a museum. From very young students to high school, this program will help illustrate the importance of paleontology and its role within the sciences, as well as why paleontology is an exciting career for students interested in studying the history of life on Earth.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 2-6
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Museum of the Rockies presents:

Head in the Clouds

June 5, 2024
1:00 pm

The weather is an important part of our daily lives. Students will explore the water cycle and discover what makes those big fluffy patterns in the sky. Older students will learn more about the different types of clouds and what they mean for the weather. Students will watch a real cloud form and will create their own “cloud in a cup”  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grade K-6
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Children’s Museum of Atlanta presents:

Shark Tags

June 5, 2024
1:10 pm

Delve into the fascinating world of shark tagging as we explore the three different tracking tags utilized on our white sharks. Learn about the invaluable data collected through these tags and its significance in marine research.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 4-8
Facilitator:
Presenter:
OCEARCH presents:

Zoo-per Heroes

June 6, 2024
11:10 am

This is a new event.  Students participate in an activity that requires them to match the super powers we love to animal adaptations that mirror them. (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 2-3
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Chattanooga Zoo presents:

D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy

June 6, 2024
12:10 pm

D-Day, the invasion of Normandy, France on June 6, 1944, is the beginning of Operation Overlord. The Western Allies will launch the largest amphibious invasion in history. This is an effort to liberate mainland Europe from Hitler’s Nazi occupation during World War II. Hitler already took the Rhineland, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Poland, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France. He has his eye set to conquer Britain as well as Russia, gaining strength by the day. Nazi Hitlerism must be stopped at all cost. The fate of the World lies in the balance.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 6-12
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Jim Gibbons Historical Presentations presents:

Reptiles in Art

June 6, 2024
1:00 pm

Explore reptile-themed art and artifacts in the Booth’s collection while interacting with LIVE REPTILES courtesy of Georgia Reptile Society. Students finish the program by creating their own reptile-themed artwork!  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grade K-6
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Booth Western Art presents:

Pollination Partners

June 6, 2024
1:10 pm

Are insects and birds able to pollinate the same plant? Why is pollination beneficial? For the answers to these and many other questions, join us as we investigate with the living and preserved specimens the cooperative relationship between pollinators and the plant kingdom. Are insects and birds able to pollinate the same plant? Why is pollination beneficial? For the answers to these and many other questions, join us as we investigate with the living and preserved specimens the cooperative relationship between pollinators and the plant kingdom.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 4-7
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Royal Botanical Gardens presents:

“Oskar’s Voyage and the Great Lakes”

June 7, 2024
11:10 am

Explore the enormous boats that carry cargo across the Great Lakes with author Laura Purdie Salas. She’ll share her rhyming picture book about a stowaway chipmunk and also chat about her own voyage on a thousand-footer, the biggest boat on the lakes.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades PK, K-2
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Read-Aloud with Author Laura Purdie Salas presents:

Creative Creatures II

June 7, 2024
1:10 pm

What would a bug look like if it was perfectly adapted to camouflage in your backyard? In this fun and creative program, students will practice their observation skills on bugs from around the world that are experts in the art of camouflage and then discuss how these traits help them to survive. The adventure wraps up with a chance to design a brand new species of insect, using leaves and other natural elements from around your school or yard.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 2-5
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Missoula Butterfly House and Insectarium presents:

Traditional Canadian Music and Dance

June 10, 2024
12:10 pm

Students learn about traditional musical instruments and dancing brought to Canada by early immigrants from the British Isles. The fiddle, bagpipes, whistle, and accordion are demonstrated and the students participate in simple folk dancing.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades 2-4
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Sheffield Museum of Rural Life presents:

Marine Mammals of Alaska

June 10, 2024
2:10 pm

This is a new event.  Observe seals and sea lions and learn all about these amazing marine mammals at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, Alaska!  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades PK, K-5
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Alaska Sea Life Center presents:

Stewards of the Sea II

June 11, 2024
1:00 pm

Our Stewards of the Sea program explores how essential a clean watershed is to the functioning of our planet. Participants discover sources of pollution and their effects on the environment. Students hear stories of our marine mammal patients who have been entangled in trash and rehabilitated. Children learn how our day to day actions and choices make a difference.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-6
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Pacific Marine Mammal Center presents:

Shark Baby

June 12, 2024
1:00 pm

Celebrate World Ocean Week with Mote Aquarium. When Shark Baby’s egg case is torn loose in a storm, he goes on a journey across kelp forests, coral reefs, and seagrass meadows. He needs to find the “mermaid” to figure out where he belongs. Help him find his way back!  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-6
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Mote Marine Laboratory presents:

Reptile in Art

June 13, 2024
1:00 pm

Explore reptile-themed art and artifacts in the Booth’s collection while interacting with LIVE REPTILES courtesy of Georgia Reptile Society. Students finish the program by creating their own reptile-themed artwork!  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-6
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Booth Western Art Museum presents:

Pets in Archaeology

June 14, 2024
1:00 pm

Humans have been keeping pets for thousands of years, be they furry, feathered, scaly, or anything else in between. Students will track the history of pets across different ancient cultures by studying artifacts in the Penn Museum collection. They will then design their own paper pet collar.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-6
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Penn Museum presents:

Spy School 101 II

June 20, 2024
1:00 pm

In this skill-based program, interactive challenges with real-world stories are woven together to explore the shadow-world of espionage and answer the question…do you have what it takes to be a spy?  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-6
Facilitator:
Presenter:
International Spy Museum presents

The Mighty Mesoamerican Metropolis

June 21, 2024
1:00 pm

Did you know that Tenochtitlan, the capital of the Aztec Empire, was once home to as many as 200,000 people? Mesoamerican civilizations, such as the Maya and Aztecs, developed massive, intricate communities with impressive architecture. By examining Mesoamerican artifacts, students will learn about the vast complex cities of Tikal, Teotihuacan, and Tenochtitlan, using them as inspiration to design their own cities.  (Program duration is 30 to 40 minutes.)

Audience:
Grades K-6
Facilitator:
Presenter:
Penn Museum presents