Virtual Homeschool Series: Observe, Discover, and Explore
Thursday, March 4, 10 to 10:45 AM
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center holds a monthly virtual homeschool series for ages 4 to 10. Observe, discover, and explore phenomenon in the natural world as a scientist does through this monthly virtual series for homeschool students.
The first Thursday of each month, participants are introduced to a seasonal topic and the outdoor investigation for students to complete at home. The second Thursday of each month, students share their observations and discoveries, and meet a live animal that connects to the topic.
Investigations, differentiated by age, utilize materials readily available at home. View recorded programs for a limited time following each program. Complete monthly journal pages and explore additional resources. Adults participate with child(ren). Virtual sessions are held via Zoom. Links are provided upon registration.
Cost: $9/member child; $11/non-member child per month; or $18/member family; $22/non-member family per month.
To register for this event, and learn about upcoming programs and membership go to NHNature.org or call 968-7194
Wild Winter Walk
Saturday, March 6, 10 to 11:30 AM or 1 to 2:30 PM
Sunday, March 7, 10 to 11:30 AM or 1 to 2:30 PM
Saturday, March 13, 10 to 11:30 AM
Saturday, March 20, 10 to 11:30 AM or 1 to 2:30 PM
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center offers a winter program for adults and families with children ages 6 and up. Learn about the animals who live at the Science Center during the winter. Most of them stay in the same place, just as they would in the wild. A staff naturalist will lead a guided walk on the live animal exhibit trail to see the animal ambassadors dressed in their winter coats and discuss how these native animals are well adapted for winter in New Hampshire.
If needed, snowshoes are available at no extra cost or participants can bring their own. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Dress to be outdoors with insulated snow boots, hats, gloves, warm layers, and facemasks. Pre-registration is required for all programs at NHNature.org.
Cost: $8/member; $10/non-member
To register for this event, and learn about upcoming programs and membership go to nhnature.org or call 603-968-7194.
Virtual Science Pub: Lichens, Mosses, and Liverworts
Tuesday, March 9 at 6 PM
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Squam Lakes Association, and Squam Lakes
Conservation Society partner to bring Science Pubs to a virtual audience. Virtual Science Pub will look deeply at the secret world of Squam.
March will look at Lichens, Mosses, and Liverworts with Natalie Cleavitt, Research Associate, in the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell University. The discussion will take a closer look at these unique organisms that decorate tree trunks and branches but seldom garner our attention.
Cost: No charge to attend by advance registration required at NHNature.org.
To register for this event, and learn about upcoming programs, and membership go to NHNature.org or call 968-7194.
About Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
The mission of Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is to advance understanding of ecology by exploring New Hampshire’s natural world. Through spectacular live animal exhibits, natural science education programs, guided Squam Lake Cruises, public gardens, and a nature-based Montessori early learning center, the Science Center has educated audiences of all ages since 1966 about the importance of our natural world.
The Science Center is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and is the only AZA-accredited institution in northern New England. Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is located on Route 113 in Holderness, New Hampshire. For further information, visit NHNature.org or call 968-7194.