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April Break Week Classes – Animal Adventure

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April 18, 2022 @ 9:00 am - April 22, 2022 @ 4:00 pm EDT

Study all types of animals, past and present! Dig like a paleontologist and observe bones, skulls, and footprints to learn how past organisms lived and died. Explore animal diets, how they move, and where they live. Engineer like an animal, find a new appreciation for bugs, and take what you learn home with you by becoming a citizen scientist.

Students may register for a full week of classes, single full day classes, or single morning classes. Full weeks of classes take place Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., fee $275. Single full day classes from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. are $55. Single morning classes from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., are $35.

Monday – Past Animals
Explore our ancient ancestors, what they ate, how big and small they were, and where they are now: experience what it’s like to be a paleontologist!

Tuesday – Vertebrae Day
How are the bones of animals like our own? How are birds able to fly? Why are birds and dinosaurs related? Answer these questions with a day of experiential learning.

Wednesday – Water Wednesday
Learn about the oceans and the animals that live in them in our hands on programming for Water Wednesday.

Thursday – Bugging Bugs
Build a chrysalis, roll the “bug dice”, and observe our tiny friends in our new community garden.

Friday – Animals All Around Us
Learn what citizen science is all about, and discover iNaturalist and other resources for doing back yard science.

All onsite programs follow CDC and state and local health guidelines. A COVID survey must be completed for each child, each day before class begins at the time of drop off. The use of a face mask is required. Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the Museum and classrooms. Classes are available on a first come, first-served basis and registration is required. Register online, email reservations@misci.orgMembers receive a 10% discount on classes.



April 18, 2022 @ 9:00 am EDT
April 22, 2022 @ 4:00 pm EDT


15 Museum Drive
Schenectady, NY 12308 United States
(518) 382-7890