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Monday, February 2, 2015

Voices of the Arctic

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Voices of the Arctic

In December, I was invited to check out the new exhibit at the Museum of Nature, Voices of the Arctic, for Kids in the Capital (read my review here). Just for the holidays, a huge floor map of the Arctic was on display. Now it's traveling around the country, spending three weeks at a time at schools teaching kids about the area.

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The huge Arctic floor map.
The exhibit though is still there in case you're looking for something to do this winter. Little K and I had a great time exploring and testing our strength.

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Push like a polar bear.

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Pounce like an Arctic fox.

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Jump like a hare.
I've always really liked penguins so I liked this huge display.

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Different eggs.
Little K liked the tactile parts where you could feel the hides of different Arctic animals.

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Touchy feely.
The iceberg display was neat. You push a button and the underwater parts lights up revealing the huge mass.

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It was also nice to see the size of things like the Arctic fox and polar bear footprints.

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She liked the curled up fox best.

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My paw is bigger than a polar bear's.
Some nice ladies took our picture. Just me, my baby girl, and an enormous polar bear.

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Little K and me.
The polar bear cave scared us. When you go in, a polar bear roar sounds and we both jumped back, hearts racing. Good times.

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Polar bear cave.
There is lots of life in the Arctic and this exhibit shows it all so well.

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More Arctic animals.

You have to let me know if you check it out and what you think. I'm always amazed at the exhibits and how well done they are. I learn something every time I visit the museum.

1 comment:

  1. Hi, very nice place. I've heard about it when I was on Arctic cruise few years ago. Dr. Susan Curria told me that I shoul visit it the other time. She is a great scientist, read more about her phttp://poseidonexpeditions.com/about/team/susan-currie/.