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Nature Unleashed Opening Day Celebration

06/24/2017, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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Description:

DISCOVER THE POWER OF EARTH'S FORCES

From earthquakes and volcanoes to hurricanes and tornadoes, nature’s forces have shaped our dynamic planet.  Now, uncover the causes of these natural disasters and find out how people cope and adapt in the aftermath in our latest traveling exhibition – Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters.

Special Activities:

  • TORNADO WINDS
    Do you know how people measure tornado damage? Get an up-close look as you try your hand at using the instruments we use to measure wind speed.
  • CLOUD IN A BOTTLE
    Learn how changes in air pressure creates the conditions for clouds in the sky with this exciting experiment.
  • DOPPLER EFFECT
    Discover how doppler radar is used to track storms while taking a look at our homemade device and learning how you can make one yourself!

Special Presentations at noon & 2:30 p.m.:

STORM PREPAREDNESS WITH NOAA
Do you know what to do when potentially dangerous storms are heading your way? Our friends from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are going to help you learn! Get an experts view on storm safety and discover how you and your family can be better prepared in this exciting presentation.

Special Safety Day Explorations:

Our friends from UL will be onsite helping you learn how to better keep your family safe in the face of a disaster with special hands-on activities that explore volcanoes, fire safety, recycling and composting, and... a prize wheel!

The UL Mission is Working for a Safer World. UL's goal on Safety Day is to keep the children in our community safe by educating and empowering them about the world around them. UL partners with Adventure Science Center to reach a broader audience and share their mission. 

Safety Day Sponsor: 

Nature Unleashed Supporting Sponsor:  

Subject to change. This exhibition and its national tour were developed by The Field Museum, Chicago.

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