Programs for Home Schooled Children

The Institute is pleased to offer science programs for children who are home schooled or in groups of fewer than 10 children. (Larger groups may schedule a private program.) Programs are FREE, but reservations are required - instructions below. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Friday, April 11, 2014

10:00-11:30 AM

This lesson is geared towards children ages 5-8.

Image from: Hummingbirds, described and illustrated  by H.G. Adams, London: 1862.

Collection of the Wagner Free Institute of Science Library.

There are an estimated 10,000 different kinds of birds in the world! They exhibit staggering diversity in features like size, shape, and color, but all have some things in common. From nests and beaks to feathers and feet, this lesson explores the characteristics that make birds so extraordinary. Weather permitting, this program will include the opportunity to identify and count local birds in the Wagner's yard as part of Cornell University's Celebrate Urban Birds citizen science project.

Cost: Museum admission and programs are FREE, but donations are appreciated. A donation of $8 per adult and $5 per child is suggested, but any contribution will make a difference.

To make a reservation of ask questions:

Call 215-763-6529 x17 or Email for reservations.

This is the last homeschool program for the 2013-2014 school year. Keep an eye out for next year's schedule!









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