Lake Champlain Basin Science Center
February Vacation Week, 20 -28 We are open Daily, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 22, 1:00 p.m.: Stick Your Neck Out! Frogs, snakes and turtles, Oh My! Back by popular demand is our Animal Care director Drew Price with some fascinating basin species of reptiles and amphibians. Please call for reservations.
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1:00 p.m.: Microscopic Melody – Explore the big life in a small drop of water with Angela Shambaugh from UVM using the Science Center’s videomicroscope.
Thursday, February 25, 1:00 p.m.: Injured Animal Response – learn what to do if you find an injured animal in the wild with the Vermont Wildlife Rehabilitation Association. ~VWRA will have on hand species of animals found in the Lake Champlain basin. Please call for reservations.
Friday, February 26, 1:00 p.m.: Some Like It Cold, Discover the changeable nature of cold matter with experiments using liquid nitrogen, dry ice and other materials with Mike Poulton, a ~Gailer school junior, one of our veteran demonstrators.
Friday, February 26, 2:30 p.m.: Some Like It Hot, Explore the world of matter as it heats up, also with Mike Poulton.
Saturday, Feb. 27, 1:00 p.m.: Abenaki Adventures – An Abenaki grandmother shares tales of myth and making-do in earliest Vermont. An interactive, dramatic presentation by an actor from Ethan Allen Homestead Historic Site.
Ongoing activities at the Science Center: Make a silk screen of your favorite animal, create your own take-home turtles, frogs and beluga whales. See our “new salmon fry” with the “Adopt-A-Salmon” program, and hold hermit crabs and beautiful sea stars.
Admission: $2 Adults, $1 Children 2 to 12 years old.
Location: 1 College Street, Burlington, VT 05401