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Oakes Museum of Natural History @ Messiah College

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1 College Avenue
Mechanicsburg, 17055 United States
717-766-2511 www.messiah.edu/oakes

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March 2020

$25.00

The Oakes Museum of Natural History Presents Lab Classes for Grades 6th-12th: Dissections

March 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Oakes Museum of Natural History @ Messiah College, 1 College Avenue
Mechanicsburg, 17055 United States
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March 17 9:30 am- 11:30 am Students will be introduced to the external and internal anatomy of animals as they learn dissection techniques and safety. Students will choose one: Earthworm/Grasshopper, Perch, Dogfish Shark, or Frog. $25 per student. Lab classes are drop-off programs. Pre-registration and prepayment is required and can be found on our website: https://www.messiah.edu/homepage/3005/homeschool If you have any questions, please contact us at oakesmuseum@messiah.edu or (717)691-6082.

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$25.00

The Oakes Museum of Natural History Presents Lab Classes for Grades 6th-12th: Guided Frog Dissection

March 17 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Oakes Museum of Natural History @ Messiah College, 1 College Avenue
Mechanicsburg, 17055 United States
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March 17 12:30 pm- 2:30 pm Students will go through the dissection together with an instructor’s guidance. This is perfect for students with no dissection experience. $25 per student. Lab classes are drop-off programs. Pre-registration and prepayment is required and can be found on our website: https://www.messiah.edu/homepage/3005/homeschool If you have any questions, please contact us at oakesmuseum@messiah.edu or (717)691-6082.

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$25.00

The Oakes Museum of Natural History Presents Lab Classes for Grades 6th-12th: Circulatory System

March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Oakes Museum of Natural History @ Messiah College, 1 College Avenue
Mechanicsburg, 17055 United States
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March 18 1:00 pm- 3:30 pm Students will learn the basics of circulation, dissect a sheep heart, and test how their own heart responds to exercise. $25 per student. Lab classes are drop-off programs. Pre-registration and prepayment is required and can be found on our website: https://www.messiah.edu/homepage/3005/homeschool If you have any questions, please contact us at oakesmuseum@messiah.edu or (717)691-6082.

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May 2020

$15.00

The Oakes Museum of Natural History Presents Lab Classes for Grades 6th-12th: Stream Study

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Oakes Museum of Natural History @ Messiah College, 1 College Avenue
Mechanicsburg, 17055 United States
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May 27 1:00 pm- 3:30 pm Students will assess the physical and biological components of the Yellow Breeches Creek/ Trout Run to determine the health of the stream. Come prepared to get into the water. $15 per student. Lab classes are drop-off programs. Pre-registration and prepayment is required and can be found on our website: https://www.messiah.edu/homepage/3005/homeschool If you have any questions, please contact us at oakesmuseum@messiah.edu or (717)691-6082.

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June 2020

$335

Oakes Museum Summer Camp- Aquatic Biology/Herpetology

June 22 @ 9:30 am - June 26 @ 4:00 pm
Oakes Museum of Natural History @ Messiah College, 1 College Avenue
Mechanicsburg, 17055 United States
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Oakes Museum Summer Day Camps offer students entering 8th-12th grades a unique opportunity to learn in the field and lab. Our qualified museum staff will lead each session, along with college professors and professionals offering their expertise as guest speakers. Camp is 9:30-4:00 each day and lunch is included. Students will eat in Messiah College’s dining hall. Aquatic Biology/Herpetology Camp - June 22-26, 2020 Cost: $335 Apply Online by June 15 Entomology Camp - June 30 – July 2, 2020…

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$200

Oakes Museum Summer Camp- Entomology Camp

June 30 @ 9:30 am - July 2 @ 4:00 pm
Oakes Museum of Natural History @ Messiah College, 1 College Avenue
Mechanicsburg, 17055 United States
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Oakes Museum Summer Day Camps offer students entering 8th-12th grades a unique opportunity to learn in the field and lab. Our qualified museum staff will lead each session, along with college professors and professionals offering their expertise as guest speakers. Camp is 9:30-4:00 each day and lunch is included. Students will eat in Messiah College’s dining hall. Aquatic Biology/Herpetology Camp - June 22-26, 2020 Cost: $335 Apply Online by June 15 Entomology Camp - June 30 – July 2, 2020…

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July 2020

$250

Oakes Museum Summer Camp- Survey of the Animal Dissection Lab

July 7 @ 9:30 am - July 9 @ 4:00 pm
Oakes Museum of Natural History @ Messiah College, 1 College Avenue
Mechanicsburg, 17055 United States
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Oakes Museum Summer Day Camps offer students entering 8th-12th grades a unique opportunity to learn in the field and lab. Our qualified museum staff will lead each session, along with college professors and professionals offering their expertise as guest speakers. Camp is 9:30-4:00 each day and lunch is included. Students will eat in Messiah College’s dining hall. Aquatic Biology/Herpetology Camp - June 22-26, 2020 Cost: $335 Apply Online by June 15 Entomology Camp - June 30 – July 2, 2020…

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