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  • 2022 Jul 11

    Summer Science Week: Ancient Archaeology Adventures

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue

    For children entering grades 2-4

    Monday, July 11th through Friday, July 15th; 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Sail across the Mediterranean on a voyage from ancient Israel and learn about daily life in the trading cultures of the ancient world, then make a working oil lamp! Through games, museum exploration, hands-on activities, and art, we will discover more cultures from around the globe, like the Maya and Aztec. A look at hieroglyphs, mummy coffins, touchable artifacts, and more make this an active summer experience.

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  • 2022 Jul 12

    Becoming a Better Ally

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    Presented by Gary Cormier

    An ally is a trusted force for good – being an ally is more than being sympathetic towards those who experience discrimination – it’s more than believing in equality – it’s being willing to act with and for others in pursuit of ending oppression and creating equality. The session includes five important steps one can take to be a better ally toward those from underrepresented communities.

    This program is available for free and open to benefits-eligible faculty and staff only. ...

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  • 2022 Jul 18

    Summer Science Week: The Ins and Outs of Skeletons

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    For children entering grades 4-6

    Monday, July 18th through Friday, July 22nd; 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Investigate the ins and outs of skeletons! Using observations of skulls, bones, and live animals, we will explore how animals use their skeletons for protection, support, and movement, and see how bones and fossils can solve recent and ancient mysteries. Extend the fun and learning through experiments, puzzles, and crafts.

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  • 2022 Jul 25

    Summer Science Week: Super Scientists

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    For children entering grades 2–4

    Monday, July 25th through Friday, July 29th; 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

    Spend a week exploring science like a scientist! Experiment with animal behavior, movement, and diet. Do fieldwork collecting outside. Develop models of movement by making simple robots. Observe light and seek out microscopic views. Meet scientists doing similar work and have fun!

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  • 2022 Jul 25

    Summer Science Week: Invertebrate Investigators

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    For children entering grades 4-6

    Monday, July 25th through Friday, July 29th; 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Dive deep into the world of insects, spiders, and other invertebrates. Examine the many amazing adaptations that make these creatures the most successful organisms on Earth. Use a microscope to study anatomy and metamorphosis, get face- to- face with a live tarantula, and learn why spiders and other arachnids are more closely related to horseshoe crabs than their six-legged counterparts. Explore the museum’s arthropod and marine galleries and...

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  • 2022 Aug 01

    Summer Science Week: Amazing Animals

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    For children entering grades 1-3

    Monday, August 1st through Friday, August 5th; 16, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

    Leaping lemurs, sluggish sloths, burrowing beetles, cagey crows.... Explore the world of animals as we travel through museum exhibits, observe live animals up close, and get to know these amazing creatures through crafts, games, and experiments.

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  • 2022 Aug 08

    Summer Science Week: Nature's Designs

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    For children entering grades 4-6

    Monday, August 8th through Friday, August 12th; 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Let nature be your inspiration in this art and science program! Explore the museum’s galleries and learn the science behind fossils, minerals, animals, and plants. Then get creative making models, crystals, tie-dyes, jewelry, and more inspired by the museum’s collections!

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  • 2022 Aug 08

    Summer Science Week: Space!

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    For children entering grades 1–3

    Monday, August 8th through Friday, August 12th; 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

    Look up! How do we explore what is beyond planet Earth? Experiment with making craters, launching rockets, and learning from light. Meet a scientist and hear about how they study planets. Have fun while imagining yourself out in the Universe.

    The health and safety of visitors and staff is our top priority. All students are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to participate in Summer Science Week...

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