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YMI: Field Science

Carnegie Museum of Natural History
4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Price: $305 (Members: $280)


Take your love for nature to the next level. Experience what it’s like to be a museum scientist—in the field and in the lab. Check out the tech and other gear used by museum scientists. Meet real scientists who have traveled around the world. Go outside every day to advance your skills in tracking animals and surveying their habitats for health and pollution indicators. Collect and analyze your own observations during a mini field-study at Powdermill Nature Reserve.

Day trip to Powdermill Nature Reserve: museum pick-up at 6:30 p.m. Late afternoon snack provided.

Last day to register is August 7, 2019.

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