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On the Move: Grades 2-3

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Get ready to run, fly and slither with Friends of the National Zoo and Smithsonian Associates Adventures. Uncover the many ways that animals move, and the human art and innovation that they have inspired. Each week brings a new investigation into fancy flyers, deep-diving daredevils, or balancing beauties at the Zoo and a different Smithsonian museum.

In this multi-week program, students take a deep dive into the Smithsonian’s collections to engage with unique content that focuses on the natural sciences, American democracy, art and other fascinating topics. Sessions include virtual visits to museums, hands-on projects, games and challenges, and conversations with experts — all facilitated during two hours of live interaction by a team of experienced instructors from across the Smithsonian. Each Adventure is offered in two grade-appropriate versions.

Please note that this listing is for students in grades 2 and 3. See the listing for grades 4 and 5.

This class is offered as a joint program between FONZ and Smithsonian Associates. 

For any questions about your registration, please email TSACamp@si.edu.

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Age range: 7 - 10