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Join us for a fun-filled day of water exploration and discovery! Discover the amazing properties of water through hands-on activities for the whole family. Don’t miss this opportunity to have fun and learn something new with your family. Come splash into science with us!

Explore concepts like density, surface tension, capillary action and the water cycle with interactive demonstrations. Learn how water moves up plant roots, how turtles dive deep underwater, how some insects walk on the water’s surface and more from museum educators.

Indoor water activities included, wear something you don’t mind getting wet.

About Water Shapes Florida

Take a ride on a glass-bottom boat, walk through a hammock forest, explore the aquifer and more as you learn about our state’s most important natural resource in this interactive experience.

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Name: Janelle A. Peña-Jiménez, Florida Museum

Email: janelle.pena@floridamuseum.ufl.edu


Florida Museum of Natural History

3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-846-2000

Website: View Venue Website

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