Great Lakes Day

Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm


Come celebrate the amazing natural history of Michigan and the Great Lakes!

Lower Level

-CAPS mural and craft
-Stream Table demonstration and activity
-The Magical Water Maze
-Runoff: Pavement vs. Plants

First Floor

-Michigan animals hands-on cart
-Mastodons and Michigan in the Ice Age
-10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Meet a U-M researcher: Dr. Kelsey Lucas will be sharing her work on fish in the Great Lakes

Second Floor

-Life in a Drop of Water: Micro Lab
-Water Quality Monitoring: Nature Lab

Special Presentations in the Science Forum:

11:00 a.m. - Local author Deb Pilutti reads (and signs) her new children’s book Old Rock (is not boring)
Followed by a make-and-take your very own “Old Rock” activity

3:00 p.m. - Join us for this brand new demo about the Great Lakes Home Sweet H.O.M.E.S presented by museum docent and U-M student Kellyn McKnight