Sunday, November 4, 2012
A day of discovery and hands-on activities.
Topics covered will include birds, fish, plants, geography, groundwater, conservation,
invasive species, and more. Here is a small sampling of what visitors may do:
* See live snakes and learn about which species are native to Nebraska.
* Discover what food birds eat by helping to feed a larger-than-life-sized owl and falcon.
* Pump water up through a groundwater flow model.
* See a weather station gather data in real time.
* Play a game to test their knowledge about drought.
* Learn about careers working in nature.
"NaturePalooza Nebraska" is a day of discovery and hands-on activities presented the UNL School of Natural Resources. Stations throughout the museum will help visitors better understand Nebraska's rich natural resources and ways to help protect them.”
Scientists from various groups within the school will provide interactive stations that explain the science behind Nebraska's water, weather, and wildlife. Mueller Planetarium will present the new fulldome show "Dark" at 2 and 3 p.m.
Regular admission charged. No charge for current Friends members. Park free in front of Morrill Hall.