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Exhibits

10:30 - 2:30 

2019 Exhibit Schedule - Updated for Weather Delay

We have some great new exhibits as well as some returning favorites!

Plant a Seed  Alstede Farm
Room  28       10:30 - 2:30    

Learn about the life cycle of a plant and what it needs to grow by visiting Alstede Farms exhibit room. Children will be able to “play in the dirt” and learn how to transplant a vegetable or flower, then take it home and help it grow. Discover something fun by stopping by Alstede Farms exhibit room today.

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Live Animal Exhibit  Rizzo's Reptile Discovery
Room  9       Shows are at 10:45, 12:00, and 1:15    
"Let's Get Wild" with Rizzo's Wildlife World!  Come see various animals from around the world and learn about the habitats of these reptiles, insects, and small mammals.

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Close Encounter with Birds of Prey!  Delaware Valley Raptor Center 
Room 41    Shows are at 11:30  and  1:00
"Close Encounters with Birds of Prey".  See six live raptors, a hawk, a falcon, two owls, and an eagle - up close!  Learn about predator/prey relationships, wildlife rehabilitation, specific adaptations of the birds present, and various issues facing wildlife today.
 
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CO2 Dragster Track

Hallway outside Rooms 47, 44, & 41        10:30 - 2:30 
Come help build and race CO2 Dragsters.  
 
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Room 16       10:00 - 1:00
Feel a seal and polar bear pelt. Compare the size of a whale vertebrate to yours. At this hands on touch table learn about Marine Mammals and how they survive in the ocean!

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Morris County Bomb Squad Robot  Chester Police Department
Room 35       10:30 - 2:30 
On behalf of the Chester Police, the Morris County Sheriff’s Department Bomb Squad will be in attendance with an exhibit for all to see.  Items present will include their robots and other specialized equipment used by this unit in handling suspected bombs and other incendiary devices.

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What's Your Wingspan

6th Grade Hallway      10:00 - 2:30
See how you measure up to the wingspans of 16 different birds, from Ruby-throated Hummingbird to a Golden Eagle!  Are you a Snow Goose? A Great-horned Owl?  A Pileated Woodpecker?  Put a tally mark on the Histogram Chart, and see how the Chester Science Fair attendees' wingspans stack up!
 
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Litmus Testing of Household Items  County College of Morris
Room 18      10:30 - 2:30 
What is pH and how can it be measured? Learn more by using food to determine the pH of everyday household products.
 
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Rooms 32  10:30 - 2:30 
Learn about the properties of several foods/ingredients and learn how a food scientist must think in order to learn about the unique characteristics of each food component. In addition, viewers can expect to observe several foods they use daily in a unique manner!  Rutgers University Food Science
 
 
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Organic Chemistry Modeling and Circuit Design with Rutgers University Science, Mathematics & Engineering Outreach
Room  36    10:30 - 2:30 
Learn about organic chemistry by buiding 3-dimensional organic models using Orgo Modeling Kits. See how they differ from their 2-dimensional "drawn" counterparts. Learn about circuit analysis. Build circuits with Snap Circuits by Elenco. Read & draw circuit diagrams. Learn about computer logic fundamentals and their implementation in a circuit. Interactive hoverboard demonstration to teach introductory concepts in physics.

 

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The Nature of Science with Schiff Nature Preserve
Room 37     10:30 - 2:30 

Nature is a great teacher. Connect with conservation, preservation, and stewardship. Come visit our touch table. Make a craft. Learn all about the Schiff Summer Nature Program, seasonal events, and all the offerings of being a member of the Schiff Natural Lands Trust.

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Mosquito and Tick Biology and Prevention Morris County Division of Mosquito Control

Room 14        10:30 - 2:30 
Check out the interactive display and learn how to avoid mosquito and tick bites, learn techniques to mosquito-proof your home and neighborhood, and how to protect yourself, family, and pets from mosquito and tick born diseases.  Live specimens, fact sheets, and other educational activities are featured.
 

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Beekeeping Exhibit New Jersey Beekeepers Association

Room 14        10:30 - 2:30 
Get the buzz on bees! Stop by to learn more about honey bees, bee-keeping, and how to support these hard-working insects in our gardens.

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Raritan Headwaters Raritan Headwaters

Room 16        10:30 - 2:30 
Learn how to identify benthic macroinvertebrates and how to use them as biological indicators of water quality. And through the aid of an Enviroscape model, we will learn about the local watershed and the different sources of pollution that affects it.

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STEM Design & Building Challenges  
Room 25   10:30 - 2:30 
Tackle some Keva/Kapla Block building challenges, join in some friendly Jenga competitions, design a marble run. 

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