The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Free Community Day: Go 4th and Learn about Science and Wawa Dairy
Monday Jun 30 10:00 AM-4:30 PM
Wander among towering dinosaur skeletons, meet live animals, or discover an indoor tropical butterfly garden during a free day sponsored by Wawa. Check out the hands-on Wawa Dairy exhibit with a cow-milking model. You will receive free admission to all Academy exhibits, including Birds of Paradise. The first 200 kids will receive a free book!
We will have a variety of activities throughout the museum:
Bird Migration: Check out specimens from the Academy's Ornithology Collection, including Canada geese like Wally, Wawa's mascot. (Serengeti Classroom)
Milk Experiment Station: See milk in a whole new light. (Bird Classroom)
Egg Experiment Station: Discover amazing facts about eggs. (Bird Classroom)
Feathers: Take a closer look at different types of feathers. (Science Live)
Crafts: Make a feather head dress to take home. (Panda Lobby)
Wawa Dairy Exhibit: Try out this hands-on exhibit with cow-milking model. (Bird Classroom)
Go 4th and Learn Story Time: Hear a story read by Mayor Michael Nutter or other special guests. (Library)
10:00 am – Mayor Michael A. Nutter
10:30 am – Matt O'Donnell, Action News Morning Anchor, 6abc
11:00 am – Chris Gheysens, CEO, Wawa Inc.
Live Animal Shows: Meet some of the Academy's live animal ambassadors in these 30-minute shows at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. (Auditorium)
Free admission courtesy of Wawa.