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Family Investigation Workshops: Cow Eye Dissection - September 2012

For Immediate Release:
August 29, 2012

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Family Investigation Workshops: Cow Eye Dissection - September 2012

Family Investigation Workshops: Cow Eye Dissection
Saturday, September 1, 2012, 2 - 4 pm
Saturday, September 8, 2 - 4 pm


You may have  seen the famous cow eye dissections at the Exploratorium -  now you’ll have a chance to go behind the scenes and dissect one yourself. On two Saturdays in September, you and your family can take part in this popular Exploratorium activity at one of our Family Investigation Workshops.

Chose either Saturday, September 1, from 2 - 4 pm, or Saturday, September 8, 2 - 4 pm, and your family (with children 7 years and older) will be able to take part in this special anatomy lesson on the structure of the eye. Utilizing a real cow's eye, we’ll focus on noticing its details, and learn about the function of its parts.

Exploration, activities and discussions help families learn together through inter-generational, hands-on experience.  Pre-registration is required for these workshops, go to www.exploratorium.edu/membership/programs.

For more information, send your questions to memberprograms@exploratorium.edu

Cost for these Family Investigation Workshops: Members are $65, nonmembers are $85. The workshop plus a copy of Exploratopia is $20 more.

Hours of Operation & New Evening Hours
Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm;  every Thursday evening adults only (ages 18 and up) 6pm-10pm.

Admission
$29 for adults, with lower rates for SF Bay Area residents, youth, seniors, students, teachers and the disabled. Tickets available at the door and advance tickets available online at www.exploratorium.edu/visit/tickets.

Getting Here
The Exploratorium is easily accessible by public transit. Convenient parking is available nearby. For more information, visit www.exploratorium.edu/visit/location-directions

About the Exploratorium
The Exploratorium is the global leader in informal learning, igniting curiosity and inspiring creativity in people of all ages. The world-renowned science museum creates original, interactive exhibits, on display at more than 1,000 science centers, museums and public spaces around the world. Dedicated to education reform in and out of the classroom, the Exploratorium is a premier professional development center for educators and a creator of award-winning educational resources. Since 1969, the Exploratorium has influenced generations of entrepreneurs, artists, scientists, teachers, students, children, museum professionals and everyday doers, reaching nearly 180 million people annually from around the globe. On April 17, 2013, the Exploratorium opened at Pier 15 in the heart of San Francisco's Embarcadero, where it will celebrate a new era of experiences that encourage critical thinking and awaken wonder for generations to come. For more information, visit www.exploratorium.edu/visit.

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Contact Us:
Jenny Slafkosky (415) 528-4367