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Earth Day in October: Free Family Open House

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Wagner Free Institute of Science

1700 W Montgomery Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19121

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Activities include:

  • Why is the Spotted Lanternfly such a big problem, and what can you do? Find out and learn the "stomping dance" and Lanternfly origami with USDA's experts

  • Trash Academy's art and games help you clean the streets creatively

  • Leaf-peeping science: take leaf rubbings, paint tree discs, and learn why leaves change colors with chromatography

  • Explore the Wagner's historical collection through an endangered species scavenger hunt

  • More to come!

Come any time between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. for science and exploration in our yard and museum. Activities are geared toward children 6 to 12, but all ages can enjoy this event.

Free; for those who would like to donate to support our programs, we suggest $10 for adults and $5 for children.

Leaf experiments at the Wagner's Fall Harvest Festival, 2018

Learning leaf science at the Wagner' Fall Harvest Festival Community Science Day, October 2018

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