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Science Olympiad Wildlife Safari Workshop

February 24
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Need help getting your team ready for Science Olympiad? We will focus on using your study guide, looking for key characteristics in reptiles and amphibians, and differentiating between frog calls. There will be a five-question mock event for teams to experience a timed test, and coach-led study stations for extra practice. Bring the field guide required by Science Olympiad. Program lasts two hours. Please preregister, (586) 463-4332. Time: 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.

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Science Olympiad Amazing Arthropods Workshop

February 24
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Need help getting your team ready for Science Olympiad? Session 1 participants will meet live arthropods in an indoor up-close experience with these amazing creatures. You will be engaged by using a variety of interactive study tools. Content focus: visually recognizing and identifying the characteristics (basic biology and anatomy) of each listed Arthropod class and insect order, Linnaean classification, dichotomous keys, and arthropod life cycles. We will hold a “mock event” (5 stations) for students to get comfortable with the station rotation process. We will have coach-led study stations set up for teams to try out their existing knowledge. Program lasts 2.5 hours. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Family Farm Chores – Farm Center

February 24
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Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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If you have ever been interested in taking care of farm animals, then this is the program for you! Family Farm Chores allows you and your family a chance to assist staff as they feed and care for our farm animals. We encourage you to pet, take pictures and ask questions along the way. Dress for the barn and weather. Approximate 60 minutes. Limit of six people. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932. Time: 9 a.m. & 3 p.m

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12:00 pm

Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

February 24 @ 12:00 pm
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Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come out to the farm and join our teamsters in harnessing and hitching our draft horses. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equines. This program may be rescheduled due to inclement weather conditions. Dress for the weather, wearing closed toe shoes. Ages 6 and up. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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1:00 pm

Chickadee Chowdown

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on February 24, 2019 at 1:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience you can have no place else.  At Kensington Metropark Nature Center, a variety of winter songbirds will eagerly fly to your hand for seeds. Learn about why this happens and how to recognize the birds you’ll see during this one-hour program. Then take a short-guided walk along the nature trails to meet your new feathered friends. We’ll provide all the seed you’ll need, but you might want to bring your camera.  Dress for the weather. Fun for all ages. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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2:00 pm

Museum Miscellaneous

February 24 @ 2:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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The Marshlands Museum has over two thousand items in its collection.  Guided by an interpreter, this program gives visitors a chance to investigate in detail some of the rarely seen items from the backroom.  If you have ever wondered what we have, now is your chance! Please pre-register, (734) 379-5020.

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