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Science Wizardry for Home School Students Offered at Adkins Arboretum (1/5/13)

(RIDGELY, MD—January 5, 2013)

Students will embrace the exciting world of science through fun, hands-on experiments when Adkins Arboretum offers Science Wizardry for Home School Students. In this six-week session led by popular teacher Jenny Houghton, students in grades 2 through 5 will explore sound and light waves, molecules, the color spectrum, buoyancy and flight.

Sessions are held Mondays, Feb. 4 through March 11, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. The program fee is $55 for members, $70 for the general public, with a $10 discount for siblings. Advance registration is required. For information or to register, visit adkinsarboretum.org or call 410.634.2847, ext. 0.

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Adkins Arboretum is a 400-acre native garden and preserve at the headwaters of the Tuckahoe Creek in Caroline County. Open year round, the Arboretum offers educational programs for all ages about nature and gardening. Through its Campaign to Build a Green Legacy, it will build the W. Flaccus and Ruth B. Stifel Center at Adkins Arboretum and a “green” entranceway to broaden educational offerings and research initiatives promoting best practices in conservation and land stewardship. For additional information about Arboretum programs, visit www.adkinsarboretum.org or call 410-634-2847, ext. 0.