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Bluebird Box Nest Watchers

Plainsboro Preserve

Jun 27, 2017 - Jul 31, 2017

Individuals or teams will be assigned a set of Eastern Bluebird nesting boxes, and we ask that you walk out to your boxes and check each one each week to monitor nest building, egg laying and young birds fledging.

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A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature

The Franklin Institute

Jun 27, 2017 - Sep 4, 2017

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Get lost in a massive mirror maze and explore the mathematical patterns of the natural world, from the nested spirals of a sunflower’s seeds, to the ridges of a mountain range, to the layout of the universe. You’ll learn how math is used to unlock the mysteries and majesty of the patterns of the world through a series of engaging interactive elements and immersive experiences....

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In The Dark Exhibit

Delaware Museum of Natural History

Jun 27, 2017 - Sep 4, 2017

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Since prehistoric times, humans have sought to find utility in darkness, and have invented ways to acclimate to dark conditions. Visiting In the Dark, guests experience and explore these mysteries via electronic, mechanical and computer interactives, immersive dioramas and lifelike models.

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Winter

Philadelphia Zoo

Jun 27, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

The exhibit area features real snow and a flurry of features, including the Snow Leopard Slope, a powder-covered incline that visitors can tube down; the Snow Zone, perfect for making snowball angels and snowball fights; and the Polar Bear Pavilion, designed for little ones. Families will also learn about the connections between animals snow and enjoy photo ops throughout the exhibit area.

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Patriots and Pirates

Independence Seaport Museum

Jun 27, 2017 - Dec 31, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the little-told story of America’s conflict with pirates. Climb aboard Schooner Diligence and test a variety of interactives that demonstrate how to build or sail a ship at sea.

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Backyard Adventures

Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University

Jun 27, 2017 - Sep 10, 2017

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Discover the interactions between insects and plants and solve simple physics challenges by playing mini-golf. Ride a bee bike, collect nectar, copy critter calls, investigate a food web pond, dress up as a favorite creature and stroll through a digital garden to witness plants growing in super time. Through active outdoor play, you’ll discover there’s more going on in your...

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Marcel Duchamp and the Fountain Scandal

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Jun 27, 2017 - Dec 3, 2017

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

One hundred years ago, Duchamp’s Fountain turned the art world upside down. Was it art? A hoax? Celebrate the centennial of the provocative and influential work that changed the course of modern art. Learn the story of Fountain, with period photographs, and publications of the artist’s readymades from the unlimited Duchamp collection.

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Garden Railway

Morris Arboretum

Jun 27, 2017 - Sep 4, 2017

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Celebrating its 20th year, the Garden Railway 2017 theme is "In Motion" that will feature structures that incorporate movement in their construct.  Come and see a replica of the Morris water mill that has a wheel that rotates; discover a windmill with blades that turn; and catch (if you can) a Train Touch n GO! with a sensor activated botanical ‘pad’ that allows the...

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