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Investigate "Science of Snow" at Grand Rapids Public Museum this December

Visitors can interact with science through a variety of demonstrations.
"Science of Snow" at Grand Rapids Public Museum

"Science of Snow" at Grand Rapids Public Museum /Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Public Museum

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Join the Grand Rapids Public Museum this December for hands-on programming all about the Science of Snow! Through an ongoing program called "Science Tuesdays," visitors get to experience hands on science at the Museum. Science Tuesdays is an ongoing educational experience offering science programming based on changing themes each month.

Visitors will interact with snow, ice and water to learn how salt changes the freezing point of ice and will learn the different ways to measure temperature. Visitors will try their hand at making their own snowflake structures, while learning how ice crystals change into snowflakes. Visitors can even inspect snow fleas under a microscope!

Science Tuesdays take place throughout the day every Tuesday in the Museum’s Galleria and include a variety of activities and interactive displays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities are free with general admission to the Museum.

Future Science Tuesdays are themed around activities happening in the community and at the Museum. For upcoming themes and activities, please visit


Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is an invaluable, publicly-owned institution that is home to more than 250,000 unique artifacts that tell the history of Kent County and beyond, houses the only planetarium in the region, and is responsible for protecting the Norton Indian Mounds, a national historic landmark. The Grand Rapids Public Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, with its main location in downtown Grand Rapids, MI at 272 Pearl Street, NW. For additional information including hours of operation, admission fees and exhibit/event listings, please visit


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