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Children's Activities

by Rick Moore last modified Jun 21, 2014 04:31 PM
Activities designed for the young and young at heart.

At the Club Booth

ParrotFind each of the colored gem signs to get a prize.

 

In the Children's Area

Sluice

Sluice
Prospectors use a sluice to find gold and precious stones. You can try your hand at searching for minerals and polished stones with GMSS's GemWorld sluice.
Soapstone Carving
Use your imagination to design and carve your own soapstone figures using safe and simple tools.
Jewelry
Create bracelets, necklaces, anklets (or whatever) using simple techniques and real natural beads.

 

In the Learning Center

Saturday, July 12

12:00pm to 12:45pm : FOSSIL WORKSHOP
How are fossils made? How old are they? What type of organisms have made fossils. Make your own fossil to take with you. Recommended for 3rd to 8th graders.
1:15pm to 2pm : DRAW A TYRANNOSAURUS REX
How T. rex has been depicted in books and movies, public conceptions and the thoughts of paleontologists as to what he looked like. In this interactive presentation, paleontologist Rob Ross from PRI will show you how to draw T. rex.

Sunday, July 13

12:00pm to 12:45pm : FIZZ, BOOM, AMAZE !
Ever wonder why Pop Rocks pop and soda goes fizz? An exciting selection of experiments that will amaze and dazzle you as you learn the science behind them. This interactive show is for people of all ages and designed to encourage further scientific experimentation!