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SMASH: Creepy Crawlies!

  • June 10, 2017 - June 10, 2017
  • Times: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Venue: NEW JERSEY STATE MUSUEM
  • 205 West State Street St 1, Trenton, NJ 08608
  • Admission: free with suggested admission
  • Handicapped Accessible: Yes
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Come explore the amazing group of animals called ARTHROPODS! With segmented bodies and exoskeletons, arthropods account for 80% of all known species on Earth, including insects and crustaceans. Meet a few of New Jersey’s arthropods through these STEAM activities: Did you know New Jersey has 4000 species of bees? Explore how bees communicates through dance, are whizzes at math, and serve as a “canary in the coalmine” when it comes to understanding the health of our environment Monarch Migration Obstacle Course: On their 2,000 mile migration from the U.S. and Canada to central Mexico, thousands of delicate yet hardy monarchs pass through Cape May, New Jersey each autumn. Will you make it through the challenges of our Monarch Migration Obstacle Course? Learn to identify New Jersey forest pest invaders with the New Jersey Department of Agriculture, and what you can do to stop the invasion! Examine specimens up close, and get familiar with these crazy cool crawlers

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