Thursday, August 1
CRYSTALS & MINERALS
Ages 8--12; 1:30--3:00 PM
Explore the many different shapes of crystals you see in minerals, discover why they have the shapes that they do and take home your own crystal growing experiment. The fee for this workshop is $8.00 for museum members and $12.00 for non-members.
Thursday, August 8
CREATE A CABOCHON JEWELRY PIECE
Ages 10 - 14; 1:30--3:00 PM
Shape and polish your own cabochon of angelite--a beautiful sky blue gemstone--and turn it into a pin or pendant to wear yourself or give as a gift. Wear old clothes as this can be a messy workshop. Note grinding and polishing rock is a slow process and requires lots of patience. The fee for this workshop is $10.00 for museum members and $15.00 for non-members.
Tuesday, August 13
BUTTERFLIES AND THEIR INSECT RELATIVES;
Ages 8 - 12; 10 AM - Noon
Build a home in which you can raise your own caterpillar. You may even be able to see it hatch from an egg. Watch it grow and eat (and eat and eat), turn into a chrysalis and emerge as a beautiful adult. Learn a little bit about moths and other insects too. The fee for this workshop is $10.00 for museum members and $15.00 for non-members.
Thursday, August 22
DIGGING DINOSAURS AND OTHER CREATURES
Ages 7-12; 1:30--3:00 PM
Learn about the many different types of fossils in the museums collection how they lived, how they ended up in the rock and how they are excavated. Make your own cast of dinosaur skin to take home. The fee for this workshop is $8.00 for museum members and $12.00 for non-members.
Tuesday ,August 27RESERVATION INFORMATION
BUILD A GEM TREE;
Ages 10-14; 1:30--3:00 PM
Copy Nature's beauty in a sparkling gem tree of delicate brass wire blossoming with colored gemstones. The fee for this workshop is $15.00 for museum members and $20.00 for non-members.
Because of space limitations, reservations are required for all workshops.
You may reserve a space in any workshop by phone (516-822-7505), or email (email@example.com) or by coming into the museum.
Payment must be made within 4 days of reserving the space or the reservation will be cancelled.
Reservations are confirmed only upon receipt of payment. There are no refunds for cancellations three days before the workshop.