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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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September 2019

$15.00

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

September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Oakes Museum of Natural History @ Messiah College, 1 College Avenue
Mechanicsburg, 17055 United States
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September 25 1:00 pm -3:30 pm Using Berlese funnels and pitfall traps, students will discover the wide variety of species that live in the leaf litter on the forest floor. Come prepared for a hike! $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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October 2019

$15.00

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

October 10 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Oakes Museum of Natural History @ Messiah College, 1 College Avenue
Mechanicsburg, 17055 United States
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October 10 9:30 am- 12:00 pm Students will make their own slides and view them under microscopes, as they learn the parts of the cell and the differences between plant and animal cells. This class is a great introduction to microscopes and cellular biology. $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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$15.00

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

October 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Oakes Museum of Natural History @ Messiah College, 1 College Avenue
Mechanicsburg, 17055 United States
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October 10 1:00 pm- 3:30 pm Students will learn the common single-cell organisms as they view prepared slides and make their own slides of water sample from the Yellow Breeches Creek and Grantham Pond. $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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November 2019

$15.00

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

November 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Oakes Museum of Natural History @ Messiah College, 1 College Avenue
Mechanicsburg, 17055 United States
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November 26 1:00 pm- 3:30 pm After an overview of blood and the different blood types, students will use their knowledge to solve two mysteries. $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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March 2020

$25.00

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

March 17, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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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