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South Shore Natural Science Center

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48 Jacob Lane, Norwell, MA 02061 United States
781-659-2559

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September 2017
5M/ 8NM

Parents and Tots Nature Walk

September 27 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Every week until November 29, 2017

Parents and Tots Nature Walk Wednesdays, July 5 – November 29 9:30 – 10:30am Ages 5 and under (with a caregiver) Take a leisurely guided walk with your tot to discover the wonders of the woods, pond, garden, and more! Explore the outdoors and investigate the change in seasons with one of our naturalists. Dress for the weather! Fees: $5 Member; $8 Non-Member (Caregiver Free)

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18M/ 23NM

What Do You See?

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

What Do You See Saturday, September 30 10:00am – 12:00pm Ages 4 & up Aerial Photographer Margot Cheel will lead you on an adventure to explore outdoors and answer the question, “What Do You See?” Come with your phone or camera to go on a short journey of discovery. Your photos will go into a slide show for all to share. Fees: $18 Member Family, $23 Non- Member Family

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October 2017
130M/ 150NM

Nature Inspired Engineering

October 3 @ 3:45 pm - November 14 @ 5:15 pm

Nature Inspired Engineering Tuesdays, October 3 – November 14 (No class Oct. 31) 3:45 – 5:15pm Ages 6-10 Nature did it first! Join us as we explore the world of engineering by designing, building, and testing our ideas inspired by nature. We’ll use wind tubes, Lego robotics kits, our imaginations, and so much more! Fees: $130 Member; $150 Non-Member

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5M/ 8NM

Parents and Tots Nature Walk

October 4 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Every week until November 29, 2017

Parents and Tots Nature Walk Wednesdays, July 5 – November 29 9:30 – 10:30am Ages 5 and under (with a caregiver) Take a leisurely guided walk with your tot to discover the wonders of the woods, pond, garden, and more! Explore the outdoors and investigate the change in seasons with one of our naturalists. Dress for the weather! Fees: $5 Member; $8 Non-Member (Caregiver Free)

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Free

Archaeology Discovery Day

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Archaeology Discovery Day Monday, October 9 10:00am – 3:00pm All Ages, Drop-In Join us for a fun hands-on mock archeological dig. Visitors will use special tools to excavate fragments of the past. Come and see what you will nd! While you are here, you can visit our museum’s collection of Early American artifacts and our living collection of native New England animals. Fees: Free with Admission

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5M/ 8NM

Parents and Tots Nature Walk

October 11 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Every week until November 29, 2017

Parents and Tots Nature Walk Wednesdays, July 5 – November 29 9:30 – 10:30am Ages 5 and under (with a caregiver) Take a leisurely guided walk with your tot to discover the wonders of the woods, pond, garden, and more! Explore the outdoors and investigate the change in seasons with one of our naturalists. Dress for the weather! Fees: $5 Member; $8 Non-Member (Caregiver Free)

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5M/ 8NM

Prowlers of the Night

October 14 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Prowlers of the Night Saturday, October 14 11:00am – 4:00pm All Ages, Drop-in Why do owls fly silently? Are sher cats really cats? How does a grey fox hunt? Join us as we explore nocturnal animals through hands on activities, experiments, games and crafts to answer these questions and others. Take a walk on our “Bat Fact Trail” and learn why October is bat appreciation month. Fees: $5 Member; $8 Non-Member

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5M/ 8NM

Parents and Tots Nature Walk

October 18 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Every week until November 29, 2017

Parents and Tots Nature Walk Wednesdays, July 5 – November 29 9:30 – 10:30am Ages 5 and under (with a caregiver) Take a leisurely guided walk with your tot to discover the wonders of the woods, pond, garden, and more! Explore the outdoors and investigate the change in seasons with one of our naturalists. Dress for the weather! Fees: $5 Member; $8 Non-Member (Caregiver Free)

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5M/ 8NM

Parents and Tots Nature Walk

October 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Every week until November 29, 2017

Parents and Tots Nature Walk Wednesdays, July 5 – November 29 9:30 – 10:30am Ages 5 and under (with a caregiver) Take a leisurely guided walk with your tot to discover the wonders of the woods, pond, garden, and more! Explore the outdoors and investigate the change in seasons with one of our naturalists. Dress for the weather! Fees: $5 Member; $8 Non-Member (Caregiver Free)

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November 2017
5M/ 8NM

Parents and Tots Nature Walk

November 1 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Every week until November 29, 2017

Parents and Tots Nature Walk Wednesdays, July 5 – November 29 9:30 – 10:30am Ages 5 and under (with a caregiver) Take a leisurely guided walk with your tot to discover the wonders of the woods, pond, garden, and more! Explore the outdoors and investigate the change in seasons with one of our naturalists. Dress for the weather! Fees: $5 Member; $8 Non-Member (Caregiver Free)

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5M/ 8NM

A Night at the Museum

November 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A Night at the Museum  Saturday, November 4 5:00 – 8:00pm Ages 3 & up Come and discover our museum at night. Hands-on activities and special exhibits from our collections will make the museum come to life. Guided night walks in the woods at the Science Center lit by the light of the full moon will take place at 6:00 and 7:00pm. Fees: $5 Member, $8 Non-Member

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5M/ 8NM

Parents and Tots Nature Walk

November 8 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Every week until November 29, 2017

Parents and Tots Nature Walk Wednesdays, July 5 – November 29 9:30 – 10:30am Ages 5 and under (with a caregiver) Take a leisurely guided walk with your tot to discover the wonders of the woods, pond, garden, and more! Explore the outdoors and investigate the change in seasons with one of our naturalists. Dress for the weather! Fees: $5 Member; $8 Non-Member (Caregiver Free)

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Barefoot Books

November 9, 2017 @ 9:00 am - January 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Barefoot Books Bookfair November 9th and 10th A fundraiser for Nature Center Preschool Barefoot Books offers unique, quality books that celebrate cultural awareness and early literacy! Our two-day book fair comes at a great time to consider giving the gift of reading. Stop by and shop for a variety of books, games, and gift sets

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5M/ 8NM/ Free For Veterans

Crazy About Cranberries

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Crazy About Cranberries  Saturday, November 11 10:00am – 3:00pm All Ages, Drop-In What does it mean if one cranberry bounces and another doesn’t? Do white cranberries taste different from red? And where did the name “cranberry” come from? Drop-in for a day of exploration and learning about our favorite regional fruit. You’ll also get to taste various foods that use cranberries. Fees: $5 Member, $8 Non-Member, Free for Veterans – Please show your Military ID card

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5M/ 8NM

Parents and Tots Nature Walk

November 15 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Every week until November 29, 2017

Parents and Tots Nature Walk Wednesdays, July 5 – November 29 9:30 – 10:30am Ages 5 and under (with a caregiver) Take a leisurely guided walk with your tot to discover the wonders of the woods, pond, garden, and more! Explore the outdoors and investigate the change in seasons with one of our naturalists. Dress for the weather! Fees: $5 Member; $8 Non-Member (Caregiver Free)

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Free w/ Admission

STEMsational Superstars

November 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

STEMsational Superstars Saturday, November 18 1:00 – 4:00pm Ages 3 & up, Drop-In Join us for an exciting day of science explorations while meeting local women scientists and engineers. Through hands-on activities, learn about the cool things they do at work! Fees: Free with Admission

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5M/ 8NM

Parents and Tots Nature Walk

November 22 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Every week until November 29, 2017

Parents and Tots Nature Walk Wednesdays, July 5 – November 29 9:30 – 10:30am Ages 5 and under (with a caregiver) Take a leisurely guided walk with your tot to discover the wonders of the woods, pond, garden, and more! Explore the outdoors and investigate the change in seasons with one of our naturalists. Dress for the weather! Fees: $5 Member; $8 Non-Member (Caregiver Free)

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5M/ 8NM

Parents and Tots Nature Walk

November 29 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Every week until November 29, 2017

Parents and Tots Nature Walk Wednesdays, July 5 – November 29 9:30 – 10:30am Ages 5 and under (with a caregiver) Take a leisurely guided walk with your tot to discover the wonders of the woods, pond, garden, and more! Explore the outdoors and investigate the change in seasons with one of our naturalists. Dress for the weather! Fees: $5 Member; $8 Non-Member (Caregiver Free)

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December 2017
5M/ 8NM

All About Snowflakes

December 2 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

All About Snowflakes Saturday, December 2 11:00am – 2:00pm Ages 3 & up, Drop-In Temperatures are dropping and the days are getting shorter – it’s almost winter and soon snow akes will be falling! We will explore how snow akes are made, what makes them unique and try our hand at making our own. Fees: $5 Member/$8 Non-Member

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35 Day M/ 40 Day NM

School Vacation Week

December 26 @ 9:00 am - December 29 @ 12:30 pm

School Vacation Week December: Tuesday, 26 – Friday, 29 9:00am – 12:30pm Extended Day: 12:30-2:00pm Ages 6-10 years Join us as we discover “Winter Skies”. Each day will include hands-on activities, experiments, and outdoor exploration as we investigate the natural world. We will explore the historic and scienti c reasons for the winter solstice as well as constellations and planets. Check the website for daily science theme descriptions. Tuesday, December 26: Constellations Wednesday, December 27: Winter Solstice Thursday, December 28:…

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January 2018
5M/ 8NM

Mammal Munchkins

January 10, 2018 @ 9:30 am - March 28, 2018 @ 10:30 am

Mammal Munchkins Wednesdays, January 10 through March 28 (No class February 21) 9:30-10:30am Ages 1.5 – 3 years (with a caregiver) Join your munchkin as we learn about mammals and their forest friends through games, movement, crafts, and outdoor exploration. Please dress for the weather.

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