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Explorer Lecture: Developing Minds on a Global Expedition Friday, January 13; 7:30 pm Dr. Dennis Taylor, professor of biology, Hiram College, will share student reflections and images from 90-day natural history world voyages documenting evidence of global warming and its impact on all major biomes of the world. $
Winter Student Naturalists Get ready for adventure! This winter, student naturalists will observe the changing seasons, hike, orienteer and spot critters big and small. Trips are held rain or shine, sleet or snow! Designed for youth in grades 5-8. Scholarships are available for qualified students. $
Super Science Saturdays Saturday, January 21; 10 am to noon Join us at the Museum one Saturday each month for four different programs exploring all aspects of natural history and science. Designed for kids in grades 1-4, each day includes activities, experiments and more! Register for one session or the whole series. $
Connect: Trout Club Film Screening Friday, February 3; 6:30 pm Meet renowned outdoor cinematographer Jim Klug, mingle with local fly fishing professionals, enjoy light refreshments and a cash bar and view a screening of Connect. Mr. Klug will introduce the film and answer questions following the screening. Registration recommended; some tickets will be available at the door. $
NEW PLANETARIUM PROGRAMS
One World One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure is a brilliant spectacle of light and color as Big Bird and Elmo take your child on an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon to discover how different it is from Earth. The show aims to nurture a child’s natural sense of wonder about the night sky.
Cosmic Collisions Now playing! Join us for a new planetarium program where visitors can take a breathtaking trip through the Universe and see a thrilling recreation of a meteorite impact that caused the extinction of dinosaurs. $
EXHIBITS Polar Obsession Open through March 4 Photographer Paul Nicklen has spent two decades capturing images of the Arctic and Antarctica. Don’t miss the opportunity to see these amazing images and witness these “remote, raw, unforgiving, beautiful and yet extremely fragile” worlds. Free with Museum admission.
http://www.cmnh.org The Cleveland Museum of Natural History 1 Wade Oval Drive, University Circle, Cleveland, OH 44106 (216) 231-4600