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Wednesdays

Wednesdays

The State Museum of PA

Explore!

Wednesdays 11:30am-12:30pm

Pennsylvania is all around us, and we want to help you to explore our state!  Explore! is a program for kids in grades 3-5 to take their curiosity further and dig deeper into nature, art, science, and history topics.  Join us to explore Pennsylvania! Sign up at the Ground Floor Information Desk when you enter the Museum.

This program is located in Nature Lab and is included with general admission.

July 28: TM Fowlers Bird's Eye Views
Join us as we Explore Pennsylvania’s Landscape through the birds-eye views of T.M. Fowler. Examine the geography of Pennsylvania and how it effected our industrial economy. Compare maps and images from 1900 to today.

August 4: Pennsylvania Turtles
Join us as we Explore Pennsylvania’s Landscape through the birds-eye views of T.M. Fowler. Examine the geography of Pennsylvania and how it effected our industrial economy. Compare maps and images from 1900 to today.

August 11: American Beavers
The American beaver is not only the largest rodent in North America, but it had a unique role in the history of Pennsylvania. Explore more about this keystone species and why it is necessary for the survival of specific plants and animals.

August 18: Herbivores, Omnivores, Carnivores
A skull tells a story of the animal that it belonged to. Its characteristics indicate what the animal ate, whether it was a predator or prey and how it adapted to its environment. Explore more about skulls and what they tell us about the herbivores, omnivores or carnivores they belonged to.

August 25: Travel the Turnpike
Join us as we explore Pennsylvania’s first super highway. Discover how we vacationed the open roads pulling the Scotty Trailer. Map out your trip in Transportation and Industry Gallery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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