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Polar Science Weekend

One of our most popular events of the year is back! Meet a bamboo shark from the Center for Aquatic Sciences, an African Penguin from the Lehigh Valley Zoo, Sled Dogs from Arctic Paws Dog Sled Tours, and more!

Saturday, Feb. 16 Activities

  • The Center for aquatic Sciences will bring a polar bear pelt, a seal pelt, a narwhal tusk, a walrus tusk, and a live shark as they talk about the animals that live at the ends of the earth. Shows are at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.
  • Dry Ice experiments at Inquiry Island

Sunday, Feb. 17 Activities

  • Not all penguins live at the south pole. The Lehigh Valley Zoo will bring an African Penguin and some friends and talk about the differences.  Shows at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. There will be a 10 minute talk about the animals followed by 50 minutes of meet and greet.
  • Dry Ice experiments at Inquiry Island

Monday, Feb. 18 Activities

  • Learn how sled dogs played an important role in transportation in the northern regions of the planet with dogs from Arctic Paws Dog Sled Tours. Shows are at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.
  • Dry Ice experiments at Inquiry Island
Details
When it is
Saturday, Feb. 16- Monday, Feb. 18, 2019
Where it is
Da Vinci Science Center
How Much It Costs
Included with admission or membership
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P: 484.664.1002
D: 3145 Hamilton Blvd. Bypass, Allentown, PA 18103
H: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 12-5 p.m.
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