The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St., continues to offer take-out activity kits in November.
Kits are free but require reservation. To reserve kits please contact Stephanie at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 575/522- 3120. Kits are available while supplies last.
Pursuant to state health guidelines, social distancing measures are in place and mask-wearing is required.
November 4 “Saturday Family Science – Ornithology”
Learn about ornithology through owls. Dissect an owl pellet to learn about owl diet. Recommended for ages 7 and older. This kit will be accompanied by an instructional video posted to www.facebook.com/lcmuseums on November 7.
November 4 “Nature & Science Discovery Pre-K”
Practice paleontology with two dinosaur-themed activities with a Junior Paleontologist kit. Recommended for ages 2 to 5. This program will be accompanied by instructional videos at www.facebook.com/lcmuseums on November 12 and November 19.
November 18 “Be a Water Chemist!”
Be a water chemist with this “GSK Science in the Summer” hands-on experiment. Use pH as an indicator of safe water and test different water treatment methods. Recommended ages 7 and older. This kit will be accompanied by a live demonstration on Zoom at 10 a.m. Saturday, November 21.
November 18 “Animal Track Identification Kit”
Take a nature walk in your neighborhood and learn how to identify animal tracks with the help of an interactive guide. Recommended for all ages.
The Museum of Nature & Science is accessible from RoadRUNNER Transit Route 1, Stop 36. For additional information, visit the website at: http://las-cruces.org/museums or follow us on Facebook and Instagram @LCMuseums.
The museum is currently open by reservation only. To reserve a time to visit the galleries, email email@example.com or call 575/522-3120.