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Kids Week 2016
            Extreme Environments from Earth to Space!

Explore EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS during this year’s Kids Week! Learn how NASA researches Earth's climates to understand our planet and prepare astronauts for travel to the moon, Mars and beyond. Meet real scientists and learn how robots are designed for space exploration. Get an up-close look at animals well-adapted for life in extreme conditions. Enjoy eye-opening shows in our pop-up planetarium, dazzling science presentations and hands-on workshops.  And discover the wonders of the chilly polar ice caps, distant exoplanets and the fascinating places in between. Each day of Kids Week will feature special guests and award-winning children’s book authors, interactive displays and opportunities to learn about our amazing universe!

Kids Week activities, including planetarium presentations and special Tour Guide Talks, are free with general admission. Regular Museum activities such as Guided Tours and simulator rides require an additional fee.

Activities are subject to change.

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Jarod Miller: Crocodiles, raptors and [animal TBD], oh my! Check out animals adapted for extreme climates. Allison Bolinger: Learn what it takes to walk in outer space from NASA spacesuit expert Allison Bolinger! Dean Eppler: NASA’s Dean Eppler, leader of the Desert R.A.T.S. program, will share his thrilling experiences testing spacesuits and training new astronauts for missions! Kids’ Book Authors: Take your imagination to the extreme with readings by acclaimed children’s book authors.
Eyes on Earth: Learn from Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Kevin Hussey how you can discover new planets and stars alongside NASA with Eyes on Earth! FIRST: Check out cool roving robots designed by this year’s FIRST Tech Challenge teams and the FIRST Robotics LEGO League. Education Demos: Join Museum educators for thrilling science demos, dazzling shows in the pop-up planetarium and more. Pratt School of Architecture: Be among the first to see habitats designed for the chilly Martian environment in Pratt’s eXploration Habitat Academic Innovation Challenge

February 16, 2016: Teacher Appreciation Day
Join us for Teacher Appreciation Day on February 16, 2016. Teachers of any grade level or subject are invited to explore the entire Museum, including the submarine Growler, the Exploreum, the Space Shuttle Pavilion, and the latest exhibitions On the Line: Intrepid and the Vietnam War and City at Sea: USS Intrepid, all free of charge. The Museum’s Education Department will be available to answer questions about programs for K–12 students and teachers.

Camp Intrepid

*Schedule is subject to change
Monday, February 15 View details
Tuesday, February 16 View details
Wednesday, February 17 View details
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Friday, February 19 View details
Saturday, February 20 View details
The spaces for this event are equipped with induction hearing loops and are accessible to people who use wheelchairs. To request accommodations such as ASL interpretation or a social narrative, please contact access@intrepidmuseum.org.
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