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  • Exploring Weather and Extreme Environments at the Children’s Museum of NH

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    December 19, 2017
    Children’s Museum of New Hampshire
    Contact: Neva Cole, Communications Director
    6 Washington Street
    Dover, NH 03820
    (603) 742-2002
    Exploring Weather and Extreme Environments
    at the Children’s Museum of NH
    Dover, NH – (Tuesday, December 19, 2017) Beginning the week of January 8, 2018, kids can learn about Extreme Environments or All About Weather, by signing up for the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire’s popular science classes. These classes may be exploring extreme places and extreme weather, but the museum is a warm and friendly environment to learn new things and discover new facts.
    Kids ages 3.5-5 years of age can sign up for one of two available Junior Science: All About Weather classes, offered either Mondays from 1:30-2:15pm or on Thursdays from 10:15-11am. Homeschool kids ages 6-8 can register for Tuesday’s Homeschool Science: Extreme Environments on Tuesdays from 10:15-11:15am. All classes are taught by our staff educators who specialize in making science fun and engaging for kids of various ages. Young scientists will be encouraged to ask questions as they try experiments, make art projects and discover new things about the world around them.
    Monday Junior Science Class: All About Weather
    Mondays, January 8 – February 12, 1:30-2:15pm
    Or Thursdays, January 11 – February 15, 10:15-11am
    What’s more fun to talk about than the weather in these cold winter months? This winter, junior scientists, ages 3.5-5, will explore rain, clouds, the sun, wind, snow and more by doing hands-on activities, listening to stories, and engaging in interactive experiments. MEMBER PERK FOR MONDAY CLASS: The museum exhibits are closed on Mondays, but smaller siblings and parents who are museum members will have access to the Primary Place exhibit to play while class is in session (45 minutes). Please note that the first floor exhibits will be closed during this time.
    Homeschool Science: Extreme Environments
    Tuesdays, January 9 – February 13, 10:15-11:15am
    This winter, homeschool students ages 6-8, will explore some of the most extreme environments on earth – without leaving the museum! We will be learning about how animals and people survive in extreme temperatures from Antarctica to the Sahara! Young scientists will get to try experiments, make art projects, and even do some engineering projects in this hands-on science class.
    Classes are $60 for Members and $70 for Non-members. Pre-registration is required. Please note that registration closes one week before classes begin. To register, visit www.childrens-museum.org.
    About the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire
    The not-for-profit Children’s Museum of New Hampshire is located at 6 Washington Street in Dover and offers two levels of hands-on, interactive exhibits for children from newborn to middle school. Children can explore a wide range of subjects, from dinosaurs, music and aeronautics to world cultures, art and natural history. Open year-round, the Silver LEED-certified museum specializes in creating memorable family learning experiences and works closely with schools, social service agencies and educators. The museum also hosts a variety of live performances, workshops, classes and special events for families. For more information, please call the museum at (603) 742-2002 or visit www.childrens-museum.org
    Neva Cole, Communications Director
    (603) 742-2002